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How to Receive and Be Cleansed By God’s Forgiveness

  God’s forgiveness is a gift that we receive by faith.  Just as we were saved by His grace through faith (Eph. 2:8-9), His constant, day by day forgiveness also comes by grace through faith.  We can’t earn it by … Continue reading

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Seven Purposes for the Prayer of Confession

    The main purpose of confession is to obtain forgiveness from God, so that He will bring us back into a right relationship with Him.  This also is the purpose of confessing our sins to people we have offended—so … Continue reading

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How to Pray: Four Parts of Prayer

    The following four parts of prayer are not a formula or a guide for prayer. I am not suggesting that you should always pray in a certain order or even that you have to use all of the … Continue reading

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Prayer of Confession

  When we begin to pray, I suppose it is more natural to praise Him first, to say “Hallowed be Thy name.” But if there is unconfessed sin in the life, confession must come first; for the Psalmist tells us … Continue reading

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