Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals

Pray for Reconciliation with God that you may Know His Peace

Petition 3.6 | ESVWe must likewise pray that God will be reconciled to us, that we may obtain his favor and blessing and gracious acceptance.That we may be at peace with God and his anger may be turned away from us.Being justified by faith, let me have peace with God through my Lord Jesus Christ, an

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Plead with God His Promises of Pardon

Petition 3.4 | ESVThe promises God has made in his word to pardon and absolve all those who truly repent and unfeignedly believe his holy gospel.Lord, is not this the word which you have spoken: that if the wicked man forsakes his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts, and returns to the LORD, e

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Plead with God the Merit and Righteousness of Jesus Christ

Petition 3.3 | ESVThe merit and righteousness of our Lord Jesus Christ, which we rely upon as our main plea in our petition for the pardon of sin.I know that as you are gracious and merciful, so you are the righteous God who loves righteous deeds, Psalm 11:7(ESV) and will by no means clear the guilt

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Plead with God His Goodness and Readiness to Forgive Sin

Petition 3.2 | ESVFor the encouraging of our faith and the exciting of our fervency in this petition for the pardon of sin, we may plead with God:The infinite goodness of his nature, his readiness to forgive sin, and his glorying in it.You, Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love t

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Earnestly Pray for the Forgiveness of your Sins

Petition 3.1 | ESVWe must earnestly pray for the pardon and forgiveness of all our sins.Lord, I come to you, as the poor tax collector that stood far off and would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast; and I pray his prayer, “God, be merciful to me, a sinner.” Luke 18:13(ESV) The

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Introduction to Petition

Petition 3.0 | ESVOf the Third Part of Prayer, which is Petition and Supplication for the Good Things that we Stand in Need of.Having opened the wounds of sin, both the guilt of it and the power of it, and its remainders in us, we must next seek unto God for the remedy, for healing and help, for fro

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Humbly Profess your Sorrow and Shame for Sin

Confession 2.20 | ESVWe must humbly profess our sorrow and shame for sin, and humbly engage ourselves in the strength of divine grace, that we will be better and do better for the future.Lord, I repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand, Matthew 3:2(ESV) to which you have exalted your Son, Christ

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Give Glory to God for His Patience and Willingness to be Reconciled

Confession 2.19 | ESVWe must give to God the glory of his patience and long-suffering towards us and his willingness to be reconciled.O the riches of the patience and forbearance of God! Romans 2:4(ESV) How patient he is toward me, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repent

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