Psalm 51 Commentary of the Bible

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    How to Handle a Bad Conscience  ( Psalm 51 )  Sunday Message

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    A London psychologist once told Billy Graham that seventy percent of the people in mental hospitals in England could be released if they could find forgiveness. Their problem was a bad conscience and they could gain no relief from the guilt and pressure under which they lived.

    A Cry For Mercy  ( Psalm 51:1-9 )  Daily Devotion

    Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin (Psalm 51:1-2).

    A Willing Spirit  ( Psalm 51:10-19 )  Daily Devotion

    Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me (Psalm 51:12).

    Several years ago, while I was preparing to preach a sermon on this psalm, I received an anonymous letter from someone in my congregation saying that he was a Christian but was involved in a very serious and continuing moral failure. The letter was an attempt to be honest and tell me the trouble in his life. I didn't know if that person would be in the service the next Sunday or not, but I hoped he would be.