*Pastor’s Note: I know I had just reblogged one of StopAndPrayTV’s posts the other day, but as I was searching for something to go along with the theme of Forgiveness I ran across this post among many, many others. This one so spoke to my spirit and thus I present it to you today! Please visit their site for many, many more blessings, they have a LOT of great messages! Enjoy and be blessed.
Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered. Psalm 32:1
Mack, having struggled with drug abuse and sexual sin, was desperate. Relationships he valued were in disarray, and his conscience was beating him up. In his misery, he found himself unannounced at a church asking to speak with a pastor. There he found relief in sharing his complicated story and in hearing about God’s mercy and forgiveness.
Psalm 32 is believed to have been composed by David after his sexual sin. He compounded his wrongdoing by devising a sinister strategy that resulted in the death of the woman’s husband (see 2 Samuel 11–12). While these ugly incidents were behind him, the effects of his actions remained. Psalm 32:3–4 describes the deep struggles he experienced before he acknowledged the ugliness of his deeds; the gnawing effects of unconfessed sin were undeniable. What brought relief? Relief began with confession to God and…
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