ChristianAnswers.Net WebBible Encyclopedia

confession, confess

This word has two biblical meanings.

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

  2. an open profession of faith (Luke 12:8)

ALSO SEE: