Blessed Are the Forgiven
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)
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?