Tuesday, September 14

An Ongoing Need

today's reading.
Job 42:1-6; 1 John 1:9    Then Job answered the LORD and said: "I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted...
Job 42

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How does Job view God? How does he see himself and his wrongs? What do you need to face about yourself and bring to God in repentance? In 1 John 1:9, what does God offer when you confess your sins?

the blog.
John tells us straight up in 1 John 1:9 how to handle sin. "If we confess our sin, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." You can't get much clearer instruction than that. But an example of confession and repentance would be helpful. Enter Job 42:1-6. 

What do our passages today tell us about our need for confession and repentance as we live out the Christian life? How might we draw on Job's words when we need to confess and repent?Tami W.

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