Great and marvelous are thy works, Lord God
Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints: who shall not
fear thee, O Lord ? Rev. xv.
3, 4. Blessed be God, even the
Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. 2
Cor. i. 3. I prayed unto the
Lord my God, and made my confession, and said, O Lord, the great and dreadful
God. Dan. ix. 4.
God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord
of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands, in him we
live, and move, and have our being; he hath appointed a day, in the which
he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained.
Acts xvii. 24, 28, 31.
God the Judge of all. Heb. xii.
23. God shall judge the righteous
and the wicked. Eccl. iii. 17
- See also, Gen. xviii. 25. - Job. ix. 15. - 2 Tim. iv. 1 - Neh. ix. 6.
...we acknowledge and confess our manifold sins and wickedness,...
Our transgressions are multiplied before thee,
and our sins testify against us; for our transgressions are with us.
lix. 12. I acknowledge my sin
unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid: I said, I will confess my
transgressions unto the Lord. Psalm
xxxii. 5. Mine iniquities are
gone over my head, as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me: I will
declare mine iniquity, I will be sorry for my sin. Psalm
xxxviii. 4. 18. I know your manifold
transgressions and your mighty sins. Amos
v. 12. Be afflicted, and mourn,
and weep; let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness:
humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord. James
iv. 9, 10. I fear, lest, when
I come, that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not
repented. 2 Cor. xii. 20, 21.
And David spake unto the Lord when he saw the angel that smote the people,
and said, Lo I have sinned, and I have done wickedly. 2
Sam. xxiv. 17.
...Which we from time to time, most grievously have committed,...
We have sinned, and committed iniquity, and have done wickedly, and have rebelled, even by departing from thy precepts and from thy judgements; neither have we hearkened unto thy servants the prophets, which spake in thy name to our kings, our princes, and our fathers, and to all the people of this land. Dan. ix. 5, 6. Our backslidings are many, we have sinned against thee. Jer. xiv. 7. Thou art just in all that is brought upon us, for thou hast done right, but we have done wickedly; neither have our kings, our princes, our priests, nor our fathers, kept the law, nor hearkened unto thy commandments and thy testimonies, wherein thou didst testify against them. Neh. ix. 33, 34. Jerusalem hath grievously sinned, therefore she is removed; behold, O Lord, for I am in distress; my bowels are troubled, mine heart is turned within me, for I have grievously rebelled. Lam. i. 8. 20.
...By thought, word, and deed,...
The Lord knoweth the thoughts of man, that
they are vainty. Psalm xciv.
11. I hate vain thoughts, but
thy law do I love. Psalm cxix.
113. The thought of foolishness
is sin. Prov. xxiv. 9.
O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved.
How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within me ? Jer.
iv. 14. If any man offend not
in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.
James iii. 2. I say unto you,
That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof
in the day of judgement: for by thy words thou shalt be justified, and
by thy words thou shalt be condemned. Matt.
xii. 36, 37. He that keepeth
his mouth, keepeth his life; but he that openeth wide his lips, shall have
destruction. Prov. xiii. 3.
We have sinned with our fathers, we have committed iniquity, we have done
wickedly. Psalm cvi. 6.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not
in us. 1 John i. 8.
In many things we offend all. James
iii. 2. - See also, Titus iii. 3.
...Against thy Divine Majesty,...
Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before
thee. Luke xv. 18. Against
thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight; that thou
mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest.
Psalm li. 4.
With God is terrible Majesty. Job
xxxvii. 22. How can I do this great
wickedness, and sin against God ? Gen.
...We do earnestly repent, And are heartily sorry for these our misdoings.
I have sinned, what shall I do unto thee, O
thou Preserver of men ? Job vii.
20 I have heard of thee by the
bearing of the ear; but now mine eyes seeth thee: wherefore I abhor myself,
and repent in dust and ashes. Job xlii.
5, 6. I will declare mine iniquity,
I will be sorry for my sin. Psalm
xxxviii. 18. We have sinned,
we have done amis, and have dealt wickedly. 2
Chron. vi. 37. Godly sorrow worketh
repentance to salvation not to be repented of; but the sorrow of the world
worketh death. 2 Cor. vii. 10.
Have mercy upon us, most merciful Father; For thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ's sake, Forgive us all that is past;...
Have mercy upon us, O Lord, have mercy upon
us. Psalm cxxii. 3.
Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness; according unto
the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. Psalm
li. 1. Be merciful unto me, O
God, be merciful unto me; for my soul trusteth in thee; yea, in the shadow
of thy wings will I make my refuge. Psalm
lvii. 1 O Lord, hear, O Lord,
forgive. Dan ix. 19.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my
name, he will give it you. John xvi.
23. I write unto you, little
children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.
1 John ii. 12. Being justifiedfreely
by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: whom God hath
set forth to be a Propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his
righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance
of God. Rom. iii. 24, 25.
In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins.
Col. i. 14.
If any man sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous;
and he is the Propitiation for our sins. 1
John ii. 1, 2. If we say that
we have no sin, we decievie ourselves, and the truth is not in us: if we
confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to
cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1
John i. 8, 9.
...And grant that we may ever hereafter serve and please thee in newness of life, To the honour and glory of thy Name; Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life: knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin. Yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God. Rom. vi. 4, 6, 13. We beseech you, bretheren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us, how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more. 1 Thess. iv. 1. The life which I now live in the fleash, I live by the faith of the Son of God. Gal. ii. 20. The love of Christconstraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then we were all dead: and that he died for all, that they which should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again. 2 Cor. v. 14, 15. Ye are bought with a price; therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. 1 Cor. vi. 20. Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy Name ? for thou only art holy. Rev. xv. 4. Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen. 1 Tim. i. 17.
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