Psalm 51

Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy steadfast love;
according to thy abundant mercy blot out my transgressions.
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity,
and cleanse me from my sin!

For I know my transgressions,
and my sin is ever before me.
Against thee, thee only, have I sinned,
and done that which is evil in thy sight,
so that thou art justified in thy sentence
and blameless in thy judgment.
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity,
and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward being;
therefore teach me wisdom in my secret heart.
Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean;
wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
Fill me with joy and gladness;
let the bones which thou hast broken rejoice.
Hide thy face from my sins,
and blot out all my iniquities.

10 Create in me a clean heart, O God,
and put a new and right spirit within me.
11 Cast me not away from thy presence,
and take not thy holy Spirit from me.
12 Restore to me the joy of thy salvation,
and uphold me with a willing spirit.

13 Then I will teach transgressors thy ways,
and sinners will return to thee.
14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God,
thou God of my salvation,
and my tongue will sing aloud of thy deliverance.

15 O Lord, open thou my lips,
and my mouth shall show forth thy praise.
16 For thou hast no delight in sacrifice;
were I to give a burnt offering, thou wouldst not be pleased.
17 The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit;
a broken and contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

18 Do good to Zion in thy good pleasure;
rebuild the walls of Jerusalem,
19 then wilt thou delight in right sacrifices,
in burnt offerings and whole burnt offerings;
then bulls will be offered on thy altar.

( I have attached a link here to view my personal testimony. I hope it Bless’s you and speaks to us all on the power of  God’s Forgiveness)   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HmYqbnE1k

4 thoughts on “Psalm 51

  1. great job Shawna, you should be proud of yourself, you are a strong and beautiful woman with amazing things to share:)

  2. Shawna, your desire to share your story and what God has done in your life is an inspiration to me, and to many others, I’m sure. Your willingness to be vulnerable in order to help others through similar struggles is very powerful and I’m sure you will help many people in ways that you may never know. The healing and forgiveness in your story gives God so much glory and is a wonderful display of His power. God is so good!

  3. WOW! WOW! “Holy is thy name” Shawna I just watched your video. You and I have talked many times before – – hearing this and seeing this touched me so deeply. You are truly an instrument of His love and proof of His everlasting love and devotion to us. You have given me inspiration my friend and I thank you for that!! Love you girl! Glad you’re in my life. Thank you for not giving up on me… I’ll get there! Wow!! Wow!!! I could listen to you speak all day!

  4. Just finished watching your testimony! Wow! Inwas brought I tears on multiple occasions, such a beautiful story of God’s healing love. Thanks for sharing!

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