5: Forgiveness, Part 5, Confession of Sins, continued

This is the second part of the discussion on the confession of sins that we began in the last podcast. In this podcast, we begin by expounding on what it means to be “in the light” in 1 John 1:9. Then we go a little deeper into the danger of a believer living in fear of not confessing every sin and the consequence of having an obsession with confession if they do not believe that they are already forgiven. We also discuss how 1 John 1:9 applies to the unbeliever who needs to acknowledge his need for a Savior and the forgiveness of sins. We end with a brief mention of how 1 John 1:9 can be misapplied by the believer and used as a license to sin.

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4: Forgiveness, Part 4: Confession of Sins

In this episode of A Real View Q & A podcast we answer the question: do I have to confess every sin in order to be forgiven? To answer this question, we look at the context of 1 John 1:9 and other scriptures that speak of forgiveness of sins. We also bring the question to where the “rubber meets the road” and use simple spiritual logic: as a believer in Jesus Christ, can I lose my righteousness because I sin and neglect to confess it? Am I forgiven or not?

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3: Forgiveness, Part 3: Owing God

In this episode of A Real View Q & A podcast we answer the question: do we ow God? Sometimes we have this idea that Jesus died for us, now the least we can do is work hard for Him to in some way pay Him back. But the truth is that the cross should never be held over our heads as a debt. Jesus paid the debt. Period.

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