Until sin be bitter, Christ will not be sweet. THE STEPS OF REPENTANCE (Psalm 51:1-2) The source of forgiviness 1.Mercy of God 2.Love of God The steps of repentance (Psalm 51:3-12) Define the sin Avoid defensiveness and see God rightly Look to Jesus Ask God to break and heal you Be comforted by the Holy Spirit THE SERVICE OF REPENTANCE (Psalm 51:13-19) Product of repentance Rejoice Proclaim the truth Resolve to obey What about you? Have you looked to God alone as the source of repentance and forgiveness? What steps do you need to take? How can you help others to recover after repentance?