Christians Should Confess Their Sins More

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The practice of confession is the discipline of bearing ourselves before God and others for the sake of release from the power of sin. As a discipline it takes seriously the effects of sin and helps us guard against its destructive consequences. Often times in spite of our confession to God, we still carry the weight of sin on our souls until we tell another person and that person embodies the promise of forgiveness to us. By entering into a covenant of trust with someone, we can break the bonds of sin and enjoy faithful communion with God and his people.

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Kevin M. Watson has been in the academy for the past thirteen years. In that context, he has studied, taught, and written six books. After earning tenure at Emory University, Candler School of Theology, Kevin is returning to the local church to practice what he has preached. He will serve as Associate Pastor of Discipleship at First Methodist Church, Waco, Texas. Watson writes at