Bible verses about "conviction" | ACV

1 John 1:9

9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous so that he will forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from every unrighteousness.

Acts 2:37

37 Now having heard this, they were pierced in the heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles, Men, brothers, what will we do?

John 16:8

8 And having come, he will convict the world about sin, and about justice, and about judgment.

John 3:19-21

19 And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light, for their deeds were evil. 20 For every man who does evil hates the light, and does not come to the light, so that his works may not be exposed. 21 But he who does the truth comes to the light, so that his deeds may be made manifest that they are wrought in God.

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

9 Now I rejoice, not that ye were grieved, but that ye were grieved for repentance. For ye were grieved toward God, so that ye might suffer loss from us in nothing. 10 For sorrow toward God works repentance for salvation without regret, but the sorrow of the world works death.

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