An accuser of the brethren would bring his charge against us for the very sins we come to confess, but the Judge knows how to treat a disbarred accuser. Then the Father reveals His heart of love; I try to tell Him what I feel, but there are things that He will not let me say.

It must be realized that Satan will bring up his heaviest reserves to resist the child of God at this point. If the enemy of our souls can keep us with unconfessed and unforsaken sin in our lives, then he has succeeded in nullifying our Christian life, making our Christian witness ineffective. If ever we wrestle against the principalities and against powers, if ever we have to do with the rulers of this world’s darkness, if ever we contend against the spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenlies, it is at the moment when we attempt to seek the Lord for forgiveness and cleansing.