Before we can enter into the blessings which follow forgiveness, we must first admit our sin, and acknowledge our responsibility before God.
A HIDING PLACE FOR THE REPENTANT.
The beatitudes of Psalm 32:1-2 remind us of Psalm 1:1-2, which describes the righteous man and proclaims him blessed. Yet, since the fall of Adam, no mere man has been born with original righteousness. The second Psalm leads us to the place where we