Blessed Are the Forgiven

Blessed Are the Forgiven
(Psalm 32)

I. Blessings for the person who receives God’s forgiveness

A. The blessing of a clear conscience (Psalm 32:1‑2)

B. The blessing of having God as your refuge or hiding place (Psalm 32:6‑7; 46:1)

C. The blessing of God’s instruction and teaching (Psalm 32:8‑9)

D. The blessing of joy in the Lord (Psalm 32:10-11)

II. The blessings of God’s forgiveness are received as we confess our sins (Psalm 32:5; Proverbs 29:1)

A. Confession involves acknowledging our sin to God (1 John 1:9)

B. Confession involves accepting responsibility for sin (Proverbs 28:13)
Application Questions
How can we know whether our guilt is from God convicting us or from Satan accusing us?
How can we develop a tender conscience before God?

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