Let us search out and examine our ways, and
turn back to
the Lord. Let us lift our hearts and hands to God in heaven.
Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me, and
And see if there
is any wicked way in me, and
me in the way everlasting.
Who can understand his
errors? Cleanse me from secret faults.
your servant also from presumptuous sins; let them
not have dominion over me. Then I shall be blameless, and I
shall be innocent of great transgression.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, a
broken and a
contrite heart - these,
O God, You will
Examine me, O Lord, and
prove me; try my mind and my heart.
For everyone practicing
evil hates the light and does not
come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed.
But he who
does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds
may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God.
Uphold my steps in Your path, that my
footsteps may not slip.
Keep my soul, and deliver me; let me not be
ashamed, for I
put my trust in You. Let integrity and uprightness
me, for I wait for You.
But my eyes are upon You, O God the
Lord; In You I take
my refuge; do not leave my soul destitute.