If Jesus Died For My Sins, Why Do I Need To Ask For Forgiveness Every Time I Sin?

Apr 20, 2017 by Will Maule

It may look like a straightforward question, but a lot of Christians wrestle with this. If Jesus really died for my sins already, why am I required to pray for forgiveness every time I sin? "This is not illegitimate to think and wrestle with this question" says Dr. Stephen Wellum, professor of Christian Theology at the Southern Baptist Seminary. 

"It almost seems, if we are asking for forgiveness of our sins, that we are not really taking our justification seriously..." 

"If we are justified for all of our sins, past, present and future, is it necessary to ask for forgiveness?"

Watch his profound answer below. 

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