In this article we are going to write a bit about Psalm 51, but not without first highlighting that this Psalm was written by King David from the depths of his heart and his sensibilities as a human being. From the first verse we see his soul emptied before God, speaking as a man who has been destroyed and who recognizes his sin and simply cries out for God’s mercy. David wrote this psalm after he had committed a series of sins and simply no longer felt comfortable without God.
What do we feel when we sin? Really many times when we sin we only think about what people will say, but have we thought about what God will say? When we sin our greatest concern, it should not be men but God, that God who looks at us from heaven who is offended by our actions.
And David at that time did not have men in first line for the terrible fault he had committed but he felt extremely alone without God because he understood that he had transgressed all types of Law.
David begins this chapter with the following verse: