“Because forgiveness is something we have, it’s something we pray for.”

A vibrant prayer life will not happen if we don’t confess our sins and ask for forgiveness. Looking at Psalm 51, we learn how we need forgiveness from God for our sins, and how he has provided for that forgiveness in Jesus. We also learn how having forgiveness in Jesus leads us to talk more about our sins with God, not less.

Application Questions

​1. Is confession and repentance a part of your prayer life?

​2. Do you see a connection between God’s forgiveness of you and your forgiveness of others? How does that play out in your life?

​3. How does God’s ultimate forgiveness in Christ lead you to more, not less, confession in your prayer life?

Brian Colmery

Brian serves the church by overseeing preaching and Sunday morning services at Cornerstone.

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