July 5, 2020 -- If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves, and God's word is not in us. We ignore the Holy Spirit's promptings and make excuses for our sin. Confession is owning and naming our sin. But why is confession important?
The Lament Psalm is a poem or hymn expressing human struggles to the Lord and making a request for his help. Scholars think that perhaps up to two-thirds of the collection of Psalms are lament psalms. But what do the Lament Psalms say to us today in our current situation with COVID-19? And should we lament our own situation?