Psalm 51 – A PSALM OF CONFESSION
David had sinned, having had an affair with Bathsheba, and arranging for her husband to be murdered. (See 2 Samuel 11-12) After being confronted by Nathan the Prophet, David wrote this Psalm of confession. It is a good pattern for us to follow.
APPEAL FOR GOD’S MERCY Vss. 1-2
ACKNOWLEDGE MY SIN Vss. 3-6
ASK FOR GOD’S CLEANSING Vss. 7-14
ABIDE IN GOD’S RIGHTEOUSNESS Vss. 15-19