The Blood Makes Atonement

On this Yom Kippur, please remember…

Leviticus 17:11, “For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul”.

 

1 John 1:9, If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

 

(The following is written in the plural but we can certainly say “I” instead of “we”.)

 

 

  1. For the sin which we have committed before You under duress or willingly.
  2. And for the sin which we have committed before You by hard-heartedness.
  3. For the sin which we have committed before You inadvertently.
  4. And for the sin which we have committed before You with an utterance of the lips.
  5. For the sin which we have committed before You with immorality.
  6. And for the sin which we have committed before You openly or secretly.
  7. For the sin which we have committed before You with knowledge and with deceit.
  8. And for the sin which we have committed before You through speech.
  9. For the sin which we have committed before You by deceiving a fellowman.
  10. And for the sin which we have committed before You by improper thoughts.
  11. For the sin which we have committed before You by a gathering of lewdness.
  12. And for the sin which we have committed before You by verbal [insincere] confession.
  13. For the sin which we have committed before You by disrespect for parents and teachers.
  14. And for the sin which we have committed before You intentionally or unintentionally.
  15. For the sin which we have committed before You by using coercion.
  16. And for the sin which we have committed before You by desecrating the Divine Name.
  17. For the sin which we have committed before You by impurity of speech.
  18. And for the sin which we have committed before You by foolish talk.
  19. For the sin which we have committed before You with the evil inclination.
  20. And for the sin which we have committed before You knowingly or unknowingly.

    For all these, God of pardon, pardon us, forgive us, atone for us.

  21. For the sin which we have committed before You by false denial and lying.
  22. And for the sin which we have committed before You by a bribe-taking or a bribe-giving hand.
  23. For the sin which we have committed before You by scoffing.
  24. And for the sin which we have committed before You by evil talk [about others].
  25. For the sin which we have committed before You in business dealings.
  26. And for the sin which we have committed before You by eating and drinking.
  27. For the sin which we have committed before You by [taking or giving] interest and by usury.
  28. And for the sin which we have committed before You by a haughty demeanor.
  29. For the sin which we have committed before You by the prattle of our lips.
  30. And for the sin which we have committed before You by a glance of the eye.
  31. For the sin which we have committed before You with proud looks.
  32. And for the sin which we have committed before You with impudence.

    For all these, God of pardon, pardon us, forgive us, atone for us.

  33. For the sin which we have committed before You by casting off the yoke [of Heaven].
  34. And for the sin which we have committed before You in passing judgment.
  35. For the sin which we have committed before You by scheming against a fellowman.
  36. And for the sin which we have committed before You by a begrudging eye.
  37. For the sin which we have committed before You by frivolity.
  38. And for the sin which we have committed before You by obduracy.
  39. For the sin which we have committed before You by running to do evil.
  40. And for the sin which we have committed before You by tale-bearing.
  41. For the sin which we have committed before You by swearing in vain.
  42. And for the sin which we have committed before You by causeless hatred.
  43. For the sin which we have committed before You by embezzlement.
  44. And for the sin which we have committed before You by a confused heart.
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