Be mindful of your mercy, O LORD, and of your steadfast love, for they have been from of old.
Do not remember the sins of our youth or our transgressions; according to your steadfast love remember us, for your goodness’ sake, O LORD!
Good and upright is the LORD; therefore he instructs sinners in the way.
For your name’s sake, O LORD, pardon our guilt, for it is great. Turn to us and be gracious to us, for we are lonely and afflicted.
Relieve the troubles of our hearts, and bring us out of our distress.
Consider our affliction and our trouble, and forgive all our sins. Amen.
-adapted from Psalm 25
from The Worship Sourcebook, ©2004, Faith Alive Christian Resources