The Power of Confession

“Confession is a powerful spiritual practice in our lives. However, when we hear or think about the word confession, we might have a negative reaction. Confession is not a negative word, a horrible experience, or meant to be a reminder of our failures. Confession is beautiful. … The Greek word is a compound term from ‘to speak’ and ‘the same.’ Therefore, confessing is agreeing with God that we sinned against Him and perhaps others” (Craig Conaway, “The Weapon of Confession,” 6, This certainly does not mean that the cause for every trial, hardship, or suffering is a result of personal sin. However, when we seek God in difficult seasons and agree with him and his truth, we humble ourselves and submit to his rule and reign.