cleanse you me from secret faults” – Proverbs 19:12b
If you are sincerely and truthfully reading and meditating in the Word of God, you will realize, that in some way or another, you have unknowingly missed the mark, made mistakes, or deviated from a law so Pure and Holy.
You will be made to realize that there are errors and secret faults lying deep in your soul, things that were hidden from your own eyes, things you unknowingly did or said that are not unknown to our omnipresent and omniscience Father in Heaven.
When David discovered that there were errors and secret faults hidden from his own eyes, he pleaded for mercy to be “cleansed” from the wrongness of whatever he may have said or done contrary to God’s Word, to be made known of what they were, and for help to avoid them in the future. The ability to overcome the power of sin in our human bodies can only be by the grace of the Almighty God, who only is able to deliver us.
One day we will be completely freed from the body of death in which we live when we are glorified with Christ in heaven, but until that day, we can rely on the power of the Holy Spirit who dwells within us, to give us victory in the ongoing battle with sin.
Thanks be to God for His grace and mercy in that we have not died in our errors and secret faults, but have been blessed with the opportunity to repent of those things, to ask the Father to “cleanse us” from those things, and to help us to avoid those things as we move forward.
Let Us Pray:
Father we thank you for revealing to us errors and faults we unknowingly committed against Your Holy law. We humbly confess of having a false perception of ourselves. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to be “cleansed” from errors and faults that were blinded from our eyes. In Jesus name, Amen.
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Unless otherwise indicated, all scripture passages quoted are taken from the King James Version of the Bible.