Confessing sin leads to forgiveness

Scripture reference

1 John 1:9 (ASV 1901)

9If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Stories

A church elder confessed his sin to Jonathan Goforth. That started a series of confessions and repentance that engulfedĀ the entire church, bringing about forgiveness and restoration in their lives.
After 10 years of torment from envy at David Wilkerson, a minister finally confesses to David and asked for forgiveness. David readily forgave him.
Several young people openly confess their sins at the close of a great city crusade.
Brother Yun suffered imprisonment because of sin and disobedience, but he confessed and found forgiveness.