And when ye stand praying forgive, if ye have aught against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses – Mark 11:25.
The Father is the first person of the Trinity. Jesus always spoke of God as the Father. The scriptures identify the Fatherhood of God in five areas: He is the Father of Creation. The Father of Israel, the unique Father of Jesus Christ. A protective Father of His children, and a redemptive Father when we become the children of God. Just as a physical father provide many benefits, so does our heavenly Father also provides a number of spiritual benefits as well as natural benefits.
He that covereth his sins, shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy – Proverbs 28:13
Confession brings about healing to our souls, when we cover our sins, it only gives sin more power over our mind, will and emotions. Unconfessed sins bring fear, anxiety, paranoid. Before confessing sins to anyone, the individual should make sure the person they are confiding to are mature Christians.
Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken with the word of thy mouth – Proverbs 6:2
It is the excellency of the word of God that it teaches us not only divine wisdom for another world, but human prudence for this world, that we my order our affairs with discretion; and this one good rule. To avoid over-spending and borrowing, because by it poverty, want and need is brought into our families.