The Lord sold the children of Israel into the hands of the Philistines and the Ammonites, and when the children of Israel realized that they had sinned, causing the Lord to do this, the Bible says Israel cried out to the Lord,
“We have sinned against You, because we have both forsaken our God and served the Baals!” (Judges 10:10).
The confession was good, but how long did it last? It lasted until they enjoyed peace again and forgot their former misery, and forgot how the Lord delivered them with a judge.
How long do our confessions of sin last?