Contributed by Ken Harris on Oct 12, 2008
“ It’s a cleansing of the soul. Emotional release helps ease the load... It’s time to LAUGH until you cry. SCREAM until you spit. Show some LOVE and show some TEARS. SING at the top of your lungs. JUMP for JOY. AND when tons of STUFF
Contributed by Mark Wood on Feb 18, 2006
What God chooses, He cleanses. What God cleanses, He molds. What God molds, He fills. What God
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he
Contributed by Scott Jensen on May 15, 2008
"What God chooses, He cleanses. What God cleanses, He molds. What God molds, He fills. What God fills, He uses."
Source: J.S. Baxter,
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Apr 1, 2009
“Is it possible for God to cleanse me from all sin and enable me (for any extended period of time) to live above known, willful, and conscious sin?” A young lady asked, who had been raised in a holiness church. Dr Hermiz asked two questions. Is the atonement of Jesus inadequate to enable us to
Contributed by Carl Benge on Apr 21, 2009
"Let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God." It isn't the cleverness of our methods, the techniques of our ministry, or the wit of our sermons that puts power in our testimony. It is obedience to a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 26, 2009
Little Girl Doesn’t Understand Cleansing Symbolism of Baptism
Pastor Bob Beasley shares a true story told by a father in his church: “Our three-year-old daughter, Rena, sat with us during the baptismal service…which was a new experience for her. She exclaimed in surprise, ‘Why did he push that guy
Have you ever gone outside and worked in your yard all day? You come inside,look in the mirror, and see how filthy you are. You can’t wait to get in the shower and wash yourself off with soap and water.
God’s Word is a mirror, revealing to us just how dirty we are.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 26, 2011
CHRISTIAN CASTE SYSTEM
Division is the opposite of unity. When we exclude or separate others based on race, socioeconomic status, age, appearance or personal hygiene we are dividing.
In his autobiography, Mahatma Gandhi wrote that during his student days he read the Gospels seriously and
Contributed by Mark Brunner on May 16, 2005
“A Fair Piece to Go!” Zechariah 12:10-14 Key verse(s) 10:“And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication.”
Restlessness! When we were children it was not unusual for us to be restless. In fact, it was that restlessness that often got
Contributed by Jack Kale on Apr 6, 2016
The wooden fence around our yard was black from mildew in parts, but it was mostly sun bleached gray. The grime was heaviest around the sprinkler heads where Florida humidity turns the porous wood into a mildew factory. I had grown accustomed to the funk and had gotten so
Contributed by Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
SIMPLE CONFESSION, PROFOUND FORGIVENESS
In 1818 one out of six women who had children died of something called "childbirth fever." A doctor’s daily routine back then started in the dissecting room, where he performed autopsies, and from there he made his rounds to examine expectant mothers. No
Contributed by Daniel Becker on Sep 15, 2001
“It is the duty of nations as well as of men to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God; to confess their sins and transgressions in humble sorrow, yet with assured hope that genuine repentance will lead to mercy and pardon; and to recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy
Contributed by David Rogers on Nov 23, 2004
What God chooses, HE cleanses
What God cleanses, He molds
What God molds, He fills
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Sep 23, 2008
Washing in the Bible
A worship station is set up. There are two but they are the same thing. Water is a powerful cleansing agent and symbol. In the temple, the priests washed their hands and their feet every time they led worship to symbolize their initial baptism when they were set apart for
Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 7, 2002
Back in the Old Testament there is a beautiful symbolism which illustrates the meaning of the blood payment. It is in the symbolism that was used in the cleansing of a leper. When a leper came to be cleansed there was a ceremony followed. They took the blood of the sacrificial victim and applied it
Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 8, 2001
In my "Reader’s Digest - Jesus and His Times" (copy write 1987 - from which much of this information is derived), there is a picture of a "Mikvah" that has been discovered in Masada (the ancient fortress built by Herod which held off the Romans for so long after the fall of Jerusalem in 70 A.D.).
GRACE AND THE WATERFALL
Last week I went for a walk and I saw a beautiful rock under a small waterfall, it was continually cleansed. My friend found a rock, but his rock wasn't found under a waterfall, and it's not as pretty and as smooth.
Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Sep 10, 2009
King David’s plea is in verse seven was “Cleanse me with hyssop and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.” King David needed cleansing from his sins and he knew it. He wasn’t messing about he wanted this issue sorted he knew in all his Kingly finery that the robes, the jewels,
Contributed by Lynn Malone on Jun 13, 2005
Chuch Swindoll tells the story of his time in the Marines in 1958. He was serving with the Marine Corps band in Okinawa when their tour took them to a leper colony on the island. Swindoll said he was totally unprepared for what he encountered at the leper colony. He saw stumps instead of hands,