How Do I Receive Forgiveness For My Sins?



It’s really quite easy.  God didn’t seek out to make it hard for us to get His forgiveness

Proverbs 28:13, “If you hide your sins, you will not succeed.  If you confess and reject them, you will receive mercy.”

We see clearly here in this passage that not only are we to confess our sins, but we ware to reject them as well.  Let’s see what the dictionary says about the word reject. 



Dismiss as inadequate, inappropriate, or not to one’s taste.


A person or thing dismissed as failing to meet standards or satisfy tastes.


verb. refuse – repudiate – repulse – repel – deny – turn down

noun. spoilage

So we REJECT the sins by refusing to partake in them any longer; or deny, and turn down.  This is how we are forgiven.  We can’t truly gain forgiveness for our sins we have committed by merely admitting them to God; rather, we must also refuse to partake in those sins any longer.  Now, lets take a look at the definition for confess; just so we can be absolutely clear on how we gain forgiveness.



  1. Admit or state that one has committed a crime or is at fault in some way.
  2. Admit or acknowledge something reluctantly, typically because one feels slightly ashamed or embarrassed.


admit – acknowledge – avow – own – recognize – avouch

Okay, so first we realize we can’t hide our sins.  For one thing, God already knows about them.  Let me better explain this so you can understand to the fullest.  Let’s say you know your child got into the cookies because there were five cookies left, and now there are only two cookies left.  There is no one else who has been home since these cookies turned up missing.  Your child knows they are not to get into the cookies without asking you first.  You confront your child about the missing cookies, but the child is reluctant to tell the truth.  What happens?  You become angry because not  only was your child disobedient, but they are also denying the fact they ate the cookies when you already know positively they did.

As a parent, you would prefer your child obeyed the rules you had set forth.  However, since they didn’t obey, you at least want your child to be honest about the fact they were sneaky and disobedient.  You want to know they feel ashamed for disrespecting you.  So you become even more frustrated, hurt, and angry with your child because they have broken the rules and are  lying about it, which tells you they have no shame or guilt.  As a result, as a parent, they’re going to get into trouble for disobeying, lying, sneaking, and shamelessness. 

Let’s add God, sin, and disobedience into the equation now with a child of God.  He says not to fornicate, which is having sex with someone outside of marriage.  So, you feel guilty for the sin, however, you never go to God about what you have done and tell him about it, nor do you apologize for breaking the rules He has set forth.  At this point, God is pretty upset with you as His child.  You’ve fornicated, and now you’re avoiding Him altogether.  Because of what you’ve done, you now feel as if you can’t really talk to Him, and you begin pulling away from God little by little.  Sure enough, you go out and have sexual relations again…and again…and again without being married.  Don’t you think at this point God is pretty angry?  Does His Word not say that He chastens those whom He loves?  Hebrews 12:6, “For the LORD disciplines those he loves, and he punishes each one he accepts as his child.”

Suddenly, everything seems to be going wrong.  That promotion you had prayed for ‘for’ months didn’t happen.  The car broke down and you had to use your entire savings just to get it fixed.  If that wasn’t enough, the doctor’s office has now sent you to collections over a bill you forgot all about, and you’re really sick and can’t go because you owe them a ton of money!  Nothing is going right!  Do you think maybe God is trying to get your attention? 

Now don’t get me wrong; God isn’t doing these things to you at all.  The master you’re now fornicating and adulterating against God with in the spirit is giving you your rewards for following him instead of God…hell on earth.  God is allowing this because hey, you’ve decided you don’t need Him as much anymore, and you’re busy serving someone else—the world (Satan). 

Now, there are times when things are going wrong in our life because the enemy is really digging his claws into us to cause us to get our focus off of Jesus.  However, anytime a whole slew of problems arise in our lives, we should always step back and look at it, asking ourselves, “Is there something God is trying to tell me?  Do I have unrepentant sin in my life?”  Pray about it.  Because the Lord tells us clearly, over and over in His Word, that the price of sin is death.  Through King Solomon, one of the wisest people who ever lived, the Lord told us that we would never succeed as long as we  had sin and unrepentance in our lives.  Search your heart, and ask the Lord to reveal it to you if there is anything; He will. 

Don’t allow any open areas in your life where the enemy can come in and take root.  If you have already let him in, get Him out in the name of Jesus and don’t let him come back…ever!  When we truly repent, God is there ready to dismiss whatever it is we have done wrong.  (1 Yochanan) 1 John 1:8-10, “If we claim not to have sin, we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us.  If we acknowledge our sins, then, since he  is trustworthy and just, he will forgive them and purify us from all wrongdoing.  If we claim we have not been sinning, we are making him out to be a liar, and his word is not in us.” (Complete Jewish Study Bible, an English Version by David  H. Stern)


About Lyn Leahz

Lyn Leahz is a journalist, radio show producer and host, author, as well as contributor to numerous alternative media news and opinion sites including her own site, Freedom Nation News. Of particular note, Lyn’s YouTube channel reaches over 110,000 subscriptions, having become one of YouTube’s leading channels on the varied topics associated with “the last days”. For example: a recent interview with author and Christian radio personality, Benjamin Baruch, has garnered over 483,000 views! Her program covers a broad spectrum of subjects: End-times events, spiritual warfare, personal and national repentance, as well as breaking news that speaks to the fulfillment of Bible prophecy. Lyn’s ministry skyrocketed after completing her first Christian fiction end-times’ novel, Soul Deceiver, in 2011 (available through Thomas Nelson, Westbow Press Publishing Company). Aside from her YouTube channel, Lyn has two radio shows on Leading Edge Radio Network: (1) “Out of the Darkness”, co-hosted with Benjamin Baruch, and (2) “The Lyn and Lisa ‘When Conspiracy Becomes Reality Radio Show’” (with her co-host Lisa Haven). She has interviewed numerous famous personalities like Christian-political artist Jon McNaughton, Brent Baum and Bruce Hall, Producers of the Finding Noah Film, Brett Creamer (also featured on Rick Wiles’ TruNews radio broadcast), 
Michael Snyder, author of the Economic Collapse Blog and End of the American Dream Website (recently featured on “The Jim Bakker Show”); as well as John Shorey, best selling author of The Window of the Lord’s Return, who has also been a frequent special guest on “The Jim Bakker Show” and “It’s Supernatural” produced by Sid Roth. She also has been featured in Prophecy In the News and will be speaking at the 2016 Prophecy In the News Annual Pike’s Peak Conference, as well as interviewing live on her youtube channel other prominent speakers attending the event. My websites:,
This entry was posted in A CLICK A BLESSING TODAY, LAST DAYS and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

6 Responses to How Do I Receive Forgiveness For My Sins?

  1. Rob Barkman says:

    Thanks for the posting Lyn. What a much needed message in today’s troublesome times. Lord bless you.

  2. AW Pink said “Christ comes with a blessing in each hand; forgiveness in one, holiness in the other”

  3. writinggomer says:

    Great article Lyn. Reject sin, embrace Truth, love God.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s