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Confession, 1 Definition(s)

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(1) An open profession of faith ( Luke 12:8 ).

An acknowledment of sins to God ( Leviticus 16:21 ; Ezra 9:5-15 ; Daniel 9:3-12 ), and to a neighbour whom we have wronged ( James 5:16 ; Matthew 18:15 ).

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