Edgar Allan Poe’s famous short story, “The Tell-Tale Heart,” describes the tortured mind of someone who has committed a horrible crime. His secret is eating him alive and driving him insane. Secret sin has that effect on the human heart. Because we are created in the image of God, our hearts are not designed to hold onto sin. When we try to keep sin a secret, we suffer physical, emotional, and spiritual consequences. Join us for the second message in the Summer Psalms Mixtape where we discover the healing power of confession and the grace of the Savior who redeems us from our tell-tale hearts. 

Passages (READ THEM):

  1. Background: 2 Samuel 11 & 12
  2. Psalm 32
  3. Psalm 42-43 (small group conversation)

Principles (KNOW THEM):

The Problem:

  • The weight of sin crushes the human soul

The Treatment:

  • Confession is the beginning of the healing process

The Cure:

  • Jesus’ death on the cross is our remedy

Practices (DO THEM):

Take inventory of your life and confess your sins to God and to an accountability partner.

Daily Readings:

Sunday: 2 Samuel 11
Monday: 2 Samuel 12
Tuesday: Psalm 32
Wednesday: Psalm 40
Thursday: Psalm 42 & 43
Friday: Psalm 51
Saturday: Psalm 130