Silence Denies Grace

Session 6.11 for March 9, 2014

This week, in the church calendar, we begin the season of Lent in which we take time to understand our own limitations, mortality, and our tendency to act in ways that are not in line with God's ways. As we journey through this season, we are called to engage the practice of confession and today's Psalm has something to say about that. Our Psalmist has had an experience of confessing sin and experiencing the grace that comes from that. Because of the experience, he is convinced that the way to be relieved of suffering from our sin is to confess it so that we may experience God's love and grace. To remain silent is to deny ourselves the opportunity to experience that grace. 

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Scripture: Psalm 32

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