I have scrubbed, soaked and bleached these pants so much you would think they would fall apart.  The tribute is to say one more game and then we can say “goodbye to these sparkling white  uniform pants.  We, moms ask the question why do they pick white for boys?  I don’t have the answer.  I have taken many tips on how to get them clean and some kinda work and some don’t work at all.  Its okay though because they will never be as white as  the first time they got worn(who knows how many times they have been passed down).   This just brings me to a spiritual parallel.  David was confessing and praying for forgiveness for his great sin. He used the color white to perceive how sin could be cleaned. ” Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean: wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.” Ps. 51:7    Sometime I think we think God has to do a lot of scrubbing to get us clean from our sins.  We may even imagine Him standing at a sink  frustrated with how long it’s taking to get the stains out. Muttering to himself about how crazy it is that it had to be white!  That may have been the case, if He was us but He is not.  He is God and instantly forgives and sin is gone.  He knew our humanity and how dirty we would get. He is not surprised by any ugly stain.  He sees all and knows all!! We could never cover up or get rid of our dirty sin.  We need God’s supernatural washing to be free from the sin that so easily stains our lives and shows up in embracing times.  To understand how much God loves us and cared enough to send His son will bring us to a humble washing.  If you are feeling deeply stained and it is showing up greatly!  The enemy would love to keep you in the mind-set that you have to try to get yourself clean.  It can’t happen You need the Great Cleanser. Be like David and ask to be whiter than snow.  He will do it and you will being to understand His Great Love for you!

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