That is true.
Let us take a look at the word forgiveness; shall we? Since 1Jn 1:8-10 is brought up so often let's take a look at it there and while we are at it we will expound on the verses to increase our clarity. Starting with verse 8 we read in the KJV.
"If we say that we have no sin. we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us."
First off the opening of this letter is to those who as of yet have not entered into fellowship with the FATHER
As Yeshua said of himself, "He (GOD) doeth the work".
You see with men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible. For it is GOD that works in us both to will and do His good pleasure through Christ. For we are dead (in a state of repentance from the ways of this world, sin) nevertheless we live, yet not us but Christ Liveth in us and the Life we now live in the flesh we live by the faith of the Son of GOD. Here is the patiences of the Saints, here are they that keep
Isaiah 64:6 We are all infected and impure with sin. When we display our righteous deeds, they are nothing but filthy rags. Like autumn leaves, we wither and fall, and our sins sweep us away like the wind.
But in and through Christ Romans 5 states:
For even as (a direct comparison) through the one man's disobedience the many were made sinners, SO ALSO through the obedience of the One the many shall BE MADE RIGHTEOUS. But Law came in beside, so that the offense might abound. But where
Have Faith. There hath no temptation taken you but such that is common to man , but GOD is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able to bear but with the temptation also make a way to escape ,that you may be able to bear it. (true or false)
Sin or not to sin that is the question. Go and sin no more Jn 8:11 is the answer. How many times from the pulpit, from teachers, from leaders in the churches have you heard this, your only human and going to sin. When
(Heb 8:13 [KJV])
In that he saith, A new covenant, he hath made the first old. Now that which decayeth and waxeth old is ready to vanish away.
Does thou understandest what thou readest? Maybe you do.
If the commandments, His Word is in our mouths, hearts, minds and hands that we may do it. What need is there of an old covenant that could never take away sin. If we are dead nevertheless we live yet not us but Christ and the life we live now is by the