O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise. - Psalm 51:15 (NRSV)

I’ll never be able to forgive myself. Just typing these words stirs up many emotions in me. The years of regret were strong; I wore them like chains. Sexual immorality and destructive choices had contributed to my already-low self-esteem. It has taken years, but the story of King David has...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, help us to release our regrets and to open our mouths in praise to you. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Psalm 51:1-17

Thought for the Day

God’s mercy deserves my praise.

Prayer Focus

To turn regret into praise


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