Powered by 4 - September 16, 2017

Serious Effects

Today's reading: Psalm 38:1-22

Throughout Psalm 38 David describes, with vivid imagery, the negative impact that unconfessed sin has on our lives. The message is clear. When we choose to sin there will be consequences--spiritual consequences (our relationship with God is hindered), physical consequences ("no soundness in my flesh" and "no health in my bones" (vs.3)) and emotional and mental consequences ("I groan because of the tumult of my heart" (vs. 8)).

What is one thing you noticed about the effects of sin from Psalm 38? When and how have you experienced the impact of unconfessed sin? What happened when you came clean with God (like David did in verse 18)? Tami

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