Thursday, September 16

Difficult but Sweet

today's reading.
Psalms 32; Proverbs 28:13    Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered...

think about it.
In Psalm 32, what does it mean to be forgiven? Look at the contrasts between 32:1-2, 32:3-4 and 32:10-11; how does your life change when you're forgiven? According to Proverbs 28:13, what's the value of confession? Do you value confession enough to do it? Why or why not?

the blog.
David gives us a mini lesson on confession and being forgiven here in Psalm 32:1-11. He starts and ends with encouragement, letting us know how awesome it is to be forgiven. But in between he addresses, head on, the hard part--acknowledging and confessing our sin to God. David definitely gives us plenty to consider, draw on and model.

So what do these verses reveal about the importance and the effect of confession and seeking forgiveness? Tami W.

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