This verse discusses the subject of sin, and tells all Christians that confession is an activity that pleases God. Those who lead a Christian life know that profession of faith is not enough–they also know that they need to repent their sins with some regularity. In fact, person can’t say that he or she is a true Christian unless they admit to their sinful nature.
The idea of confession is to perceive sin as God perceives it–which is that it is a destructive force in a Christian’s life. Thus, when one confesses his or her sins, one should not simply enumerate the various sins committed, but must feel a genuine sorrow for committing them. 1 John 1:9-10 gives Christians the assurance that those who are faithful in confessing their sins have God’s forgiveness. Read more on this Article: http://bit.ly/2y0y7xp