David's confidence in prayer.
Psalms 25:1 I lyft vp my soule vnto thee O God, Psalms 25:2 I put my trust in thee my Lorde: let me not be confounded, neither let myne enemies triumph ouer me. Psalms 25:3 Yea, let not all them that hope in thee be put to shame: let them be put to shame who without a cause do trayterously transgresse. Psalms 25:4 Make me to knowe thy wayes O God, and teache me thy pathes: Psalms 25:5 leade me foorth in thy trueth and teache me, for thou art the Lorde of my saluation, I haue wayted for thee al the day long. Psalms 25:6 Call to remembraunce O God thy tender mercies & thy louyng kindnesse: for they haue ben for euer.
He prayeth for remission of sins,
Psalms 25:7 Oh remember not thou the sinnes and offences of my youth: but accordyng to thy mercie euen of thy goodnesse O God remember me. Psalms 25:8 Gratious and ryghteous is God: therfore he wyll teache sinners in the way. Psalms 25:9 He wyll guide the meke in iudgement: and teache the humble his way. Psalms 25:10 All the pathes of God are mercie and trueth: vnto such as kepe his couenaunt and his testimonies. Psalms 25:11 Pardon thou therfore for thy name sake O God my wickednesse: for it is very great. Psalms 25:12 What man is he that feareth God? [God] wyll teache hym in the way that he shall choose. Psalms 25:13 His soule shall rest all nyght at ease: and his seede shall inherite the lande. Psalms 25:14 The secrete of God is among them that feare hym: and he wyll make knowen vnto them his couenaunt. Psalms 25:15 Myne eyes be alwayes [turned] vnto God: for he wyll take my feete out of the net.
and for help in affliction.
Psalms 25:16 Turne thy face vnto me, and haue mercie vpon me: for I am desolate and in miserie. Psalms 25:17 The sorowes of myne heart are encreased: O bryng thou me out of my distresse. Psalms 25:18 Loke thou vpon myne aduersitie and vpon my labour: and forgeue me all my sinne. Psalms 25:19 Consider myne enemies, for they do multiplie: and they beare a tirannous hate against me. Psalms 25:20 O kepe my soule and deliuer me, lest I shalbe confounded: for I haue put my trust in thee. Psalms 25:21 Let integritie and vprighteous dealing kepe me safe: for I haue wayted after thee. Psalms 25:22 O God redeeme Israel: out of all his aduersities.