A Right Spirit
Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. ~Psalm 51:10
“The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly” (Proverbs 20:27). The Lord speaks to us through our spirit, and our spirit, in turn, influences our conscience. The spirit within us is the indicator of what is happening in our spiritual life. As he sought God’s forgiveness and cleansing in his life, David also prayed for a right spirit.
We see correctness.
A right spirit is a spirit pleasing to God. It is a spirit that has its affection on things above and not things on the earth. It has crucified the flesh and its affections thereof. It seeks not its own but the things that are God’s. It seeks to walk in the Spirit and not fulfill the lusts of the flesh. It is found in all righteousness, goodness, and truth. It is a good spirit that is worshipful and sensitive to the things of