Anyone who is having troubles should pray. ... When a believing person prays, great things happen. -James 5:13,16 NCV

Preparing for Holy Week

Our prayer today comes from the words of King David in Psalm 51:

Have mercy on me, O God, because of your unfailing love.

Because of your great compassion, blot out the stain of my sins.

Wash me clean from my guilt. Purify me from my sin.
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Against you, and you alone, have I sinned; I have done what is evil in your sight.
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Purify me from my sins, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.

Oh, give me back my joy again; you have broken me—now let me rejoice.
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Create in me a clean heart, O God.

Renew a loyal spirit within me.
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Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and make me willing to obey you.
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You do not desire a sacrifice, or I would offer one. You do not want a burnt offering.

The sacrifice you desire is a broken spirit.

You will not reject a broken and repentant heart, O God

Amen


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1 comment:

  1. Yes, as we prepare for Holy Week, this Scripture speaks to my heart. What does the Lord want... a contrite, broken and repentant heart! That's what I desire Lord.

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