James 5:16 New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)
16 Therefore confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another,
so that you may be healed.
The prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective.
Romans 3:22-25 New King James Version (NKJV)
22 even the righteousness of God, through faith in Jesus Christ,
to all and on all[a] who believe. For there is no difference;
23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
24 being justified freely by His grace through the redemption
that is in Christ Jesus,
25 whom God set forth as a propitiation by His blood, through faith,
to demonstrate His righteousness, because in His forbearance God
had passed over the sins that were previously committed,
1 John 1:9
New King James Version (NKJV)
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 7:10Amplified Bible (AMP)
10 For [godly] sorrow that is in accord with the will of God produces
a repentance without regret, leading to salvation;
but worldly sorrow [the hopeless sorrow of those who do not believe]
Psalm 34:18New King James Version (NKJV)
18 The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart,
And saves such as have a contrite spirit.
International Bible Encyclopedia, “A contrite heart is one
in which the natural pride and self-sufficiency
have been completely humbled by the consciousness of guilt
James 1:22 New King James Version (NKJV)
22 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
James 4:6 New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)
6 But he gives all the more grace; therefore it says,
“God opposes the proud,
but gives grace to the humble.”
2 Corinthians 13:5 Amplified Bible (AMP)
5 Examine and test and evaluate your own selves to see whether you are holding to your faith
and showing the proper fruits of it. Test and prove yourselves
Do you not yourselves realize and know [thoroughly by an ever-increasing experience]
that Jesus Christ is in you—unless you are [counterfeits] disapproved on trial and rejected?
Galatians 6:3 New King James Version (NKJV)
3 For if anyone thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.
1 Corinthians 8:2 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)
2 Those who think they know something do not yet know anything as they should.
Luke 10:26-28 New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)
26 He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?”
27 He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul,
and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.”
28 And he said to him, “You have given the right answer; do this, and you will live.”