Posts Tagged ‘repentence’

Psalm 51 is a psalm of King David and he prayed the psalm, “after he went into Bathsheba”.   The King of Israel committed adultery with Bathsheba and then he planned her husband Uriah’s death in battle. David was found out by God’s Word spoken through the prophet Nathan. As David prayed, “a broken and contrite heart”. Like a deer caught in the headlights, David was frozen in the bright light of God’s Law. He was crushed.  God’s Law did not blind him, through His Law He showed David his blindness and hardness of heart.   The Lord through His Law found David out and by His grace found David to save him from himself, his deadly wrong.  All the cleansing on the outside won’t do.  “Create in me a clean heart O God” is every sinners’ prayer in the grace of Jesus Christ.

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