Bible Verses About Creation

Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper,
    but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

 ~Proverbs 28:13                  

 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.

~1 John 1:9

Then I acknowledged my sin to you
    and did not cover up my iniquity.
I said, “I will confess
    my transgressions to the Lord.”
And you forgave
    the guilt of my sin.  

 ~Psalm 32:5                       

 “‘But if they will confess their sins and the sins of their ancestors—their unfaithfulness and their hostility toward me.

   ~James 5:16                       

 when anyone becomes aware that they are guilty in any of these matters, they must confess in what way they have sinned.

~Leviticus 5:5

Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord.

 ~Acts 3:19                      

For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.

 ~Romans 10:10                   

When I kept silent,
    my bones wasted away
    through my groaning all day long.

  ~Psalm 32:3                    

we have sinned and done wrong. We have been wicked and have rebelled; we have turned away from your commands and laws.

~Daniel 9:5                

If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

 ~Romans 10:9                      

for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24 and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.

 ~Romans 3:23-24                      

Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

 ~James 4:8                   

Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

~1 Timothy 6:12                      

For this is what the Lord has commanded us:

“‘I have made you[a] a light for the Gentiles,
    that you[b] may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.’[c]

 ~Acts 13:47                       

No one who denies the Son has the Father; whoever acknowledges the Son has the Father also.

 ~1 John 2:23                

 Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. 

~John 14:6

Fear the Lord your God, serve him only and take your oaths in his name. 

~Deuteronomy 6:13

When I kept silent,
    my bones wasted away
    through my groaning all day long.
For day and night
    your hand was heavy on me;
my strength was sapped
    as in the heat of summer.[a]

Then I acknowledged my sin to you
    and did not cover up my iniquity.
I said, “I will confess
    my transgressions to the Lord.”
And you forgave
    the guilt of my sin.

Therefore let all the faithful pray to you
    while you may be found;
surely the rising of the mighty waters
    will not reach them.

~Psalms 32:3-6                   

While I was speaking and praying, confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel and making my request to the Lord my God for his holy hill.

~Daniel 9:20           

Nevertheless, God’s solid foundation stands firm, sealed with this inscription: “The Lord knows those who are his,” and, “Everyone who confesses the name of the Lord must turn away from wickedness.”

~2 Timothy 2:19                     

 The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem went out to him. Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River.

 ~Mark 1:5               

Many of those who believed now came and openly confessed what they had done.

~Acts 19:18                     

Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River. 

 ~Matthew 3:6                     

Then I acknowledged my sin to you
    and did not cover up my iniquity.
I said, “I will confess
    my transgressions to the Lord.”
And you forgave
    the guilt of my sin.

~ Psalms 32:5

12 Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses. 13 In the sight of God, who gives life to everything, and of Christ Jesus, who while testifying before Pontius Pilate made the good confession, I charge you.

 ~1 Timothy 6:12-13                   

“‘But if they will confess their sins and the sins of their ancestors—their unfaithfulness and their hostility toward me,

~Nehemiah 9:2-3     

and must confess the sin they have committed. They must make full restitution for the wrong they have done, add a fifth of the value to it and give it all to the person they have wronged.

~Numbers 5:7                   

let your ear be attentive and your eyes open to hear the prayer your servant is praying before you day and night for your servants, the people of Israel. I confess the sins we Israelites, including myself and my father’s family, have committed against you. 

 ~James 5:16    

While Ezra was praying and confessing, weeping and throwing himself down before the house of God, a large crowd of Israelites—men, women and children—gathered around him. They too wept bitterly.

 ~Ezra 10:1              

I saw none of the other apostles—only James, the Lord’s brother.

~Galatians 1:19  

Although our sins testify against us,
    do something, Lord, for the sake of your name.
For we have often rebelled;
    we have sinned against you.

~Jeremiah 14:7

“I am too ashamed and disgraced, my God, to lift up my face to you, because our sins are higher than our heads and our guilt has reached to the heavens.

~Numbers 21:7

 I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish.

~Luke 13:3

Repent at my rebuke!
    Then I will pour out my thoughts to you,
    I will make known to you my teachings.

~Proverbs 1:23

Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.

~2 Corinthians 7:10

 Produce fruit in keeping with repentance.

~Matthew 3:8

 For I take no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Sovereign Lord. Repent and live.

~Ezekiel 18:32

Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

~Acts 2:38

 But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’[a] For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.

~Matthew 9:13

if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

~2 Chronicles 7:14

 In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent.

~Acts 17:30

The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news.

~Mark 1:15

When I kept silent,
    my bones wasted away
    through my groaning all day long.

~Psalms 32:3

I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

~Luke 5:32

Rend your heart
    and not your garments.
Return to the Lord your God,
    for he is gracious and compassionate,
slow to anger and abounding in love,
    and he relents from sending calamity.

~Joel 2:13

I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.

~Luke 15:7

 The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.

~John 1:29

 The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.

~2 Peter 3:9

From that time on Jesus began to preach, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.

~Matthew 4:17

I confess my iniquity;
    I am troubled by my sin.

~Psalm 38:18

When they had assembled at Mizpah, they drew water and poured it out before the Lord. On that day they fasted and there they confessed, “We have sinned against the Lord.” Now Samuel was serving as leader[a] of Israel at Mizpah. 

~1 Samuel 7:6

Only acknowledge your guilt—
    you have rebelled against the Lord your God,
you have scattered your favors to foreign gods
    under every spreading tree,
    and have not obeyed me,’”
declares the Lord.

~Jeremiah 3:13

Now honor[a] the Lord, the God of your ancestors, and do his will. Separate yourselves from the peoples around you and from your foreign wives. 

~Ezra 10:11

And they will go to others and say,
    ‘I have sinned, I have perverted what is right,
    but I did not get what I deserved

~Job 33:27

For I know my transgressions,
    and my sin is always before me

~Psalm 51:3

I have sinned,” he said, “for I have betrayed innocent blood.”

“What is that to us?” they replied. “That’s your responsibility. 

~Matthew 27:4

David was conscience-stricken after he had counted the fighting men, and he said to the Lord, “I have sinned greatly in what I have done. Now, Lord, I beg you, take away the guilt of your servant. I have done a very foolish thing. 

~2 Samuel 24:10

 David brought the bones of Saul and his son Jonathan from there, and the bones of those who had been killed and exposed were gathered up. 

~2 Samuel 21:13

If I have sinned, what have I done to you,
    you who see everything we do?
Why have you made me your target?
    Have I become a burden to you

~Job 7:20

I said, “Have mercy on me, Lord;
    heal me, for I have sinned against you

~Psalm 41:4

Have mercy on me, O God,
    according to your unfailing love;
according to your great compassion
    blot out my transgressions.

~Psalm 51:1

For the sake of your name, Lord,
    forgive my iniquity, though it is great

~Psalm 25:11

 I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. 

 ~ Luke 15:18

We acknowledge our wickedness, Lord,
    and the guilt of our ancestors;
    we have indeed sinned against you

~Jeremiah 14:20

 Then the Lord sent venomous snakes among them; they bit the people and many Israelites died. 7 The people came to Moses and said, “We sinned when we spoke against the Lord and against you. Pray that the Lord will take the snakes away from us.” So Moses prayed for the people

~Numbers 21:6-7

In all that has happened to us, you have remained righteous; you have acted faithfully, while we acted wickedly. 

~Nehemiah 9:33

What has happened to us is a result of our evil deeds and our great guilt, and yet, our God, you have punished us less than our sins deserved and have given us a remnant like this. 

~Ezra 9:13

 which made me hostile toward them so that I sent them into the land of their enemies—then when their uncircumcised hearts are humbled and they pay for their sin. 

~Leviticus 26:41

See, Lord, how distressed I am!
    I am in torment within,
and in my heart I am disturbed,
    for I have been most rebellious.
Outside, the sword bereaves;
    inside, there is only death

~Lamentations 1:20

But if they will confess their sins and the sins of their ancestors—their unfaithfulness and their hostility toward me, 41 which made me hostile toward them so that I sent them into the land of their enemies—then when their uncircumcised hearts are humbled and they pay for their sin, 42 I will remember my covenant with Jacob and my covenant with Isaac and my covenant with Abraham, and I will remember the land

~Leviticus 26:40-42

 I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. 

 ~Luke 15:18

 We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong. 

 ~Luke 23:41

The son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son. 

 ~Luke 15:21

But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, ‘God, have mercy on me, a sinner. 

 ~Luke 18:13

let your ear be attentive and your eyes open to hear the prayer your servant is praying before you day and night for your servants, the people of Israel. I confess the sins we Israelites, including myself and my father’s family, have committed against you. We have acted very wickedly toward you. We have not obeyed the commands, decrees and laws you gave your servant Moses

Nehemiah 1:6-7

5You come to the help of those who gladly do right,
    who remember your ways.
But when we continued to sin against them,
    you were angry.
    How then can we be saved?
All of us have become like one who is unclean,
    and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags;
we all shrivel up like a leaf,
    and like the wind our sins sweep us away

 ~ Isaiah 64:5-6

Say to the Israelites: ‘Any man or woman who wrongs another in any way[a] and so is unfaithful to the Lord is guilty and must confess the sin they have committed. They must make full restitution for the wrong they have done, add a fifth of the value to it and give it all to the person they have wronged

 ~Numbers 5:6-7

Balaam said to the angel of the Lord, “I have sinned. I did not realize you were standing in the road to oppose me. Now if you are displeased, I will go back. 

 ~Numbers 22:34

Achan replied, “It is true! I have sinned against the Lord, the God of Israel. This is what I have done.

 ~Joshua 7:20

When Simon Peter saw this, he fell at Jesus’ knees and said, “Go away from me, Lord; I am a sinful man. 

 ~Luke 5:8

 On the twenty-fourth day of the same month, the Israelites gathered together, fasting and wearing sackcloth and putting dust on their heads. Those of Israelite descent had separated themselves from all foreigners. They stood in their places and confessed their sins and the sins of their ancestors

 ~Nehemiah 9:1-2

But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven. 

 ~Matthew 10:33

 This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God: Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God. 

 ~1 John 4:2

Truly[a] I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them. 

 ~Mark 11:23

 and he said to Moses, “Please, my lord, I ask you not to hold against us the sin we have so foolishly committed. 

 ~Numbers 12:11

 but every spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you have heard is coming and even now is already in the world. 

 ~1 John 4:3

Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ 23 Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers

 ~Matthew 7:21-23

 he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit. 

 ~Titus 3:5

 and he said to Moses, “Please, my lord, I ask you not to hold against us the sin we have so foolishly committed. 

 ~Numbers 12:11

When Silas and Timothy came from Macedonia, Paul devoted himself exclusively to preaching, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Messiah. 

 ~Acts 18:5

 This calls for patient endurance on the part of the people of God who keep his commands and remain faithful to Jesus. 

 ~Revelation 14:12

The tongue has the power of life and death,
    and those who love it will eat its fruit

 ~Proverbs 18:21

 and he said to Moses, “Please, my lord, I ask you not to hold against us the sin we have so foolishly committed. 

 ~Numbers 12:11

If we deliberately keep on sinning after we have received the knowledge of the truth, no sacrifice for sins is left. 

 ~Hebrews 10:26

I baptize you with[a] water for repentance. But after me comes one who is more powerful than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with[b] the Holy Spirit and fire. 

 ~MATTHEW 3:11

Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. 

 ~MATTHEW 10:32,33

 and he said to Moses, “Please, my lord, I ask you not to hold against us the sin we have so foolishly committed. 

 ~Numbers 12:11

John testified concerning him. He cried out, saying, “This is the one I spoke about when I said, ‘He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.’”) 16 Out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given. 17 For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. 18 No one has ever seen God, but the one and only Son, who is himself God and[a] is in closest relationship with the Father, has made him known

 ~JOHN 1:15-18

35 Then Philip began with that very passage of Scripture and told him the good news about Jesus.

36 As they traveled along the road, they came to some water and the eunuch said, “Look, here is water. What can stand in the way of my being baptized.

 ~ACTS 8:35-37

 Yet at the same time many even among the leaders believed in him. But because of the Pharisees they would not openly acknowledge their faith for fear they would be put out of the synagogue. 

 ~JOHN 12:42,43

 Paul said, “John’s baptism was a baptism of repentance. He told the people to believe in the one coming after him, that is, in Jesus. 

 ~ACTS 19:4,5

 and he said to Moses, “Please, my lord, I ask you not to hold against us the sin we have so foolishly committed. 

 ~Numbers 12:11

If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live out the truth. 

 ~1 JOHN 1:6

Therefore I want you to know that no one who is speaking by the Spirit of God says, “Jesus be cursed,” and no one can say, “Jesus is Lord,” except by the Holy Spirit. 

 ~1 CORINTHIANS 12:3

Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone. 

 ~Romans 12:17

Whoever says, “I know him,” but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that person. 

 ~1 JOHN 2:4

This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God: Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God. 

 ~1 JOHN 4:2,3,15

If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live out the truth. 

 ~1 JOHN 1:6