I have a glass of water from the tap. Good clear well water. Some of “Take a drink.”
I have asked to bring a glass of water... straight out of the toilet bowl.
" bring it up."
(((Switch glasses around and ask volunteer to drink it)))
(((Take dropper of water from each cup and drop into third "clean’
Will you drink it? NO!!! It is only a little bit dirty. That doesn’t really matter does it?
How about a unit of blood you are about receive after an operation and the Dr. says, "It has a little bit of aids in it." Would that be acceptable?
Why would we expect God, Holy and Righteous God to accept someone into his house (heaven) that was filthy and vile?
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