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The Seven Penitential Psalms (Psalms 6; 32; 38; 51; 102; 130 and 143)

The Seven Penitential Psalms (Psalms 6; 32; 38; 51; 102; 130 and 143)

The Seven Penitential Psalms are seven prayers of repentance that are found throughout the book of Psalms. They were traditionally considered to have been written by King David, who repented of the sin of adultery and was therefore viewed as a model penitent. In the medieval Church in particular, the Seven Penitential Psalms were often used … Continue reading The Seven Penitential Psalms (Psalms 6; 32; 38; 51; 102; 130 and 143)