That would be better. We can handle our kids. Give us the mauve sofa. Remember the forbidden tree in the Garden of Eden? On every other chair in the house you may freely sit, but upon this sofa, the mauve sofa, you may not sit, for in the day you sit thereupon, you shall surely die.
The Discipline of Confession
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The Discipline of Confession. And indeed it is. The traditional name for these practices is, of course, confession.
‘At the heart of God is the desire to give and to forgive. It’s who God is’
Is the Discipline of Confession Working in You? Here is how you can find out. Take a careful look at this Discipline of Confession from God's most precious Word by examining your life and the passages above. Now ask yourself:. How do I exhibit a life of confession in my daily life now? What can I do to better be willing, in discipline, to be a person who confesses to God, and also to allow trusted others to hold me accountable? What blocks confession from working and being exhibited in me? How can I initiate confession and be disciplined to continually carry it out? What can I do to make confession function better, stronger, and faster, even in times of uncertainty and stress? The Discipline of Confession is the event of responding to the Gospel's message, then acknowledging our faith publicly.
Facebook Tweet Email Print. About two and a half years ago, I had just gone through quite a few major changes in my life, where I had moved cities and consequently church communities. I was sad, lonely, and had let my guard down allowing various sins into my life. Though I was a follower of Jesus, and had been for years, I felt distant from God and stuck in the muck that I had willingly chosen. This quote perfectly sums up how I had felt at the time:.