“Come now, and let us reason together,” Says the Lord, “Though your sins are like scarlet, They shall be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, They shall be as wool. Isaiah 1:18 (NKJV)
Have you ever had a mess in your life that reminds you of the current BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico? You know…1. It blew up when you didn’t expect it.2. When it blew up, it really hurt and made a mess.3. The mess didn’t stop when it blew up. The mess kept coming.4. The thing that was causing the mess was deep. Too deep.5. There was a tremendous amount of pressure dealing with it.6. You had no idea how to fix it.7. Everyone was giving you advice about what you should do.8. You tried some of the advice and the mess still kept coming.9. You really hurt some people with your mess.10. It wasn’t the people’s fault whom you hurt. It was yours.11. You tried to blame it on someone or something else.12. It will take years to fix things.13. Boy, do you wish you could do it over.
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 (NKJV)
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