Confession content – Sin or Savior?


Have you ever wondered as to what we should be confessing to God? In other words, what should be the content of our confession? Searching the Holy and infallible scripture gives us the answer, relative to when the confession is made. I learn that there are only two confessions that matter with and to God.

Before we have accepted Jesus and believed in His Name, we need to confess our SINS, for he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness (1 John 1:9).
After we have accepted Jesus and believed in His Name, we need to confess our SAVIOR – Jesus Christ, who knew NO sin, but was made sin for us, so that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him (2 Corinthians 5:21).

Point(s) to ponder:

  1. Have you confessed your sins to Jesus Christ, so that he can cleanse us of all our unrighteousness?
  2. If you have had that confession of sin, then are you/I confessing the savior?

1 John 1:9 (KJV)
9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

2 Corinthians 5:21 (KJV)
21 For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.