The path to real Joy
Oh what joy for those whose rebellion is forgiven, whose sin is put out of sight!
Yes, what joy for those whose record the LORD has cleared of sin, whose lives are lived in complete honesty!
When I refused to confess my sin, I was weak and miserable, and I groaned all day long. Day and night God’s hand of discipline was heavy on me. My strength evaporated like water in the summer heat.
Finally I confessed all my sins and stopped trying to hide them. I said to myself “I will confess my rebellion to the LORD” – and He forgave me! All my guilt is gone