Have you ever heard of a child who is afraid of the dark crying out “monster under the bed”? The longer she spends in the darkness, the more her imaginations grow wild as she falls deeper into fear and despair.
Only when the child has the courage to get up and turn on the light will everything change. The light brings her relief and takes away all her fears.
The devil loves secrets and wants you to keep doing what you do in the darkness where he can keep you prisoner, in a lifestyle gripped with fear and torment.
Through confessing your secret lifestyle you are bringing it into God’s light so He can break all those chains of bondage the devil has you in. Jesus came to set the captives free and you can know this freedom when you allow His light to shine on your circumstances.
Darkness cannot live in the Light!
God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth; but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.… 1 John 1:5,6,7