You are cleansed and purified when you confess your sins to Jesus and when you love others.

You are cleansed and purified when you confess your sins to Jesus and when you love others.

“and for another fourth they confessed and worshiped the LORD their God.” (Neh 9:3)

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” (1Jn 1:9)

“Since you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit in sincere love of the brethren, love one another fervently with a pure heart” (1Pet 1:22)

“that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word” (Eph 5:26)

“Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.” (2Cor 7:1)

“who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.” (Tit 2:14)

“and made no distinction between us and them, purifying [katharizo] their hearts by faith.” (Acts 15:9)

“Behold, this has touched your lips; your iniquity is taken away, and your sin purged.” (Isa 6:7)

“who being the brightness of His glory and the express image of His person, and upholding all things by the word of His power, when He had by Himself purged our sins, sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high” (Heb 1:3)

“But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses [katharizo] us from all sin.” (1Jn 1:7)

“Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.” (Matt 10:8)

“how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?” (Heb 9:14)

“And according to the law almost all things are purified with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no remission.” (Heb 9:22)

“For he who lacks these things is shortsighted, even to blindness, and has forgotten that he was cleansed from his old sins [hamartia].” (2Pet 1:9)

“And forgive [aphiemi] us our debts [opheilema], as we forgive [aphiemi] our debtors [opheiletes].” (Matt 6:12)

“For if you forgive [aphiemi] men their trespasses [paraptoma], your heavenly Father will also forgive [aphiemi] you.” (Matt 6:14)

“And forgive [aphiemi] us our sins [hamartia], for we also forgive [aphiemi] everyone who is indebted [opheilo] to us.” (Lk 11:4)

Reading: Neh 9-11; Acts 7