1 John 2:1,2 My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; • and He Himself is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world.
Exodus 25:20-22 "The cherubim shall have their wings spread upward, covering the mercy seat with their wings and facing one another; the faces of the cherubim are to be turned toward the mercy seat. • "You shall put the mercy seat on top of the ark, and in the ark you shall put the testimony which I will give to you. • "There I will meet with you; and from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, I will speak to you about all that I will give you in commandment for the sons of Israel.
Psalm 85:9,10 Surely His salvation is near to those who fear Him, That glory may dwell in our land. • Lovingkindness and truth have met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.
Psalm 130:3,4,7,8 If You, LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand? • But there is forgiveness with You, That You may be feared. • O Israel, hope in the LORD; For with the LORD there is lovingkindness, And with Him is abundant redemption. • And He will redeem Israel From all his iniquities.
Romans 3:23-25 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, • being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus; • whom God displayed publicly as a propitiation in His blood through faith. This was to demonstrate His righteousness, because in the forbearance of God He passed over the sins previously committed;
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