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“Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.
Blessed is the man against whom the Lord counts no iniquity…
Psalm 32:1-2a
Notice the three incredible truths of freedom found in this text! “forgiven transgressions”, “covered sin”, and “sin (iniquity) not held against us”! WOW! What a definition of grace! And that is certainly true for those of us who have been born again in Christ. Yet notice then the second part of verse 2: “and in whose spirit, there is no deceit.” 
Consider the “in whose spirit, there is no deceit” as a sort of an identifier for the person about whom these things are true. If you read the rest of Psalm 32 you will find that the psalmist talks about what is was like when there was deceit present in his heart. It was not a pleasant time for him at all! What is deceit in this case? It is an attempt to “cover up” sin. It is where we are not honest with ourselves OR God about the reality of our sin. For the Believer, we remain redeemed/saved even when we sin, but the Bible instructs us to “confess our sins” (1John 1:9) Covering up or ignoring our sin is, as in the case of the psalmist, causes there to be a lack of blessing, a lack of joy, and that is why the Lord longs for us to come clean before Him, or to be “cleansed from ALL unrighteousness” (1John 1:9). The blessings He wishes to shower on us are unfathomable… how sad that we so often hold on to the deceit of secret sin, or unconfessed iniquity; when the reality is God longs to cleanse, is eager to forgive, and to forgive completely!
When the Lord “covers” our sin, He covers in the sense that it is taken care of, cancelled out by the blood of Jesus. When we deceive ourselves and “hide” our sin from the light of His grace, we try to “cover up” our sin and rob ourselves of the full joy of our salvation! So rather than try to “hide” or “cover up” your sin, go to the Lord as “your hiding place” (Psalm 32:7) and in the honesty of confession allow Him to “COVER” you with His divine blanket of grace!
It is far better to be covered than to attempt to cover up!
Humbly in Him,
Pastor Ben