Isaiah 1:18 – Verse of the Day 8/31/14
Have you ever left a brand new colorful shirt in the laundry with your white clothes? If you have ever done that, when you opened the dryer you were probably in for a surprise. Your socks may have been white, but they probably weren’t anymore!
One of the most shocking things about this verse is that the colors go from scarlet to white. It is one thing to dye white clothing in order to make it colorful. It is so easy that you can do it on accident by leaving colorful clothes in your white laundry. It is quite another thing to make scarlet clothes white. The point is that this can’t happen naturally. Our forgiveness in Christ is supernatural and it removes every ounce of sin in order to make us perfectly clean. Through faith we are clothed in righteousness and there is no remainder of anything else.
Spend some time praying and thanking God that when he looks at you he sees Jesus’s perfect righteousness. Consider specific sins that you need to ask God to forgive. Confess them and ask the Lord to help you grow in those areas. Praise God that He is merciful and loves to forgive!