Psalm 32:1-11 (NIV)
1 Blessed is he whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered. 2
Blessed is the man whose sin the LORD does not count against him and in whose
spirit is no deceit. 3 When I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my
groaning all day long. 4 For day and night your hand was heavy upon me; my
strength was sapped as in the heat of summer. Selah 5 Then I knowledged my sin
to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, "I will confess my
transgressions to the LORD "— and you forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah 6
Therefore let everyone who is godly pray to you while you may be found; surely
when the mighty waters rise, they will not reach him. 7 You are my hiding
place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of
deliverance. Selah 8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should
go; I will counsel you and watch over you. 9 Do not be like the horse or the
mule, which have no understanding but must be controlled by bit and bridle or
they will not come to you. 10 Many are the woes of the wicked, but the LORD's
unfailing love surrounds the man who trusts in him. 11 Rejoice in the LORD and
be glad, you righteous; sing, all you who are upright in heart!

First David states how blessed a person is when their sins are forgiven for not
holding back from God what they have done. Yet David goes on to say he is
burdened because he did not confess his sin, but when he finally did God
forgave him. David encourages others to pray while they can, before it's too
late. Then the Lord speaks telling how he will instruct, teach, counsel and
protect. He warns not to be stubborn, but to trust and follow.

If David knew how blessed a person would be for confessing their sins to God,
then why was he holding on to his own sins? Doesn't it seem like it would be
easier to just confess them and let them go than hold on to them? Yet he
struggled over his sins before he finally confessed them to God. But we do that
in our lives. We make all kinds of excuses before we get around to finally
confessing our sin to God. We say it's not that bad, to everyone does it, to
I'll stop tomorrow. WE NEED TO GET REAL WITH OURSELVES. Sin in our lives is
sin. We can't whitewash it and make it anything else. Pray that God would help
you to see the sins in your life. Ask Him to reveal them and see them for what
they are. Pray and confess each sin as God makes it known to you. Experience
God's love and feel the burden lift. Jesus does not want you to carry that sin
alone.