Psalm 52 1 Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God endureth continually. 2 The tongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully. 3 Thou lovest evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah. 4 Thou lovest all devouring words, O thou deceitful tongue. I remember when I was… Continue reading From Boasting to Trusting
Psalm 51:14-19 14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness. 15 O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise. David once again asks for deliverance. He doesn't want to feel the guilt of taking somebody else's blood.… Continue reading Broken, To Be Made Whole
Psalm 51:10-13 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGPmMcDeRpM 10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. Here we have a beautiful song that I absolutely love to sing. It's a prayer song and the prayer is one that we should be praying on a regular basis. David penned these words after confessing his… Continue reading Bring Me Back, Lord!
Psalm 51:4-9 4 Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest. David acknowledges that his sin was only against God. He's done it in God's sight. God has seen him so God will be just when He… Continue reading White As Snow
Psalm 51:1-3 1 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. I can only begin to imagine how David felt when Nathan left the room. He had just been told that God had seen his sin with Bathsheba. David thought that he covered it… Continue reading Have Mercy, Lord