Confession 2.17 | KJV
The greater afflictions I have been under for sin, the greater is the sin if I go on in it.
Thou hast stricken me, but I have not grieved; I have refused to receive correction and have made my face harder than a rock, Jeremiah 5:3(KJV) and the rod hath not driven the foolishness out of my heart. Proverbs 22:15(KJV)
Thou hast chastened me with the rod of men and with the stripes of the children of men, 2 Samuel 7:14(KJV) yet I have not turned to him that smiteth me, nor have I sought the Lord of hosts. Isaiah 9:13(KJV)
When some have been overthrown as Sodom and Gomorrah were, I have been as a brand plucked out of the fire; yet have I not returned unto thee, O Lord. Amos 4:11(KJV) And when thy hand has been lifted up, I have not seen it. Isaiah 26:11(KJV)
The more vows and promises I have made of better obedience, the greater has my sin been.
Did I not say I would not transgress, Jeremiah 2:20(KJV) I would not offend any more? Job 34:31(KJV) I did, and yet I have returned with the dog to his vomit; 2 Peter 2:22(KJV) I have returned to folly after God hath spoken peace. Psalm 85:8(KJV)