By Debbonnaire Kovacs, March 18, 2015

This week’s psalm is one of the most famous: Psalm 51, written when David was suffering because he had been confronted with his own willful and unrepentant sins. Possibly the worst consequence he had to face was that others had suffered and were suffering needlessly through his lust and selfishness. It took a stern confrontation from his prophet, Nathan, but David’s heart had now melted in sorrow and remorse, and he penned these words, used by millions of other repentant hearts throughout the centuries since.

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