2014-02-07 - Snow More
Two days ago, we received an unusual gift here in Georgia. It snowed about three inches. It was beautiful. After getting off work and being one of the fortunate ones who was able to make it home, I played with my boys out in the snow. The tracks we made quickly uncovered the bright red clay that covers our small plot of land in Georgia. A few hours later our tracks were covered as though we had never been out in it. All you could see was the fine white powder again. Yesterday the blanket still enveloped our neighborhood. But this afternoon, it was all gone.
Job 24:18-24 (NIV)
Like the snow, life ends for us all. We are all sinners, and death awaits us all. I am so glad that when God sees me, though, that he doesnt see my sin - because like the snow, Jesus also covers all my sin with his righteousness.
Isaiah 1:18 (NIV)
The matter was settled for me two thousand years ago, when Christ took my place on a cross outside of Jerusalems walls. God extended grace, and just as the snowfall continued to cover my tracks, his blood continually covers my sins, and I am blanketed in the pure white robes of righteousness that Christ purchased for me.
I pray that if God still sees the scarlet red clay mud of your life, that you will ask his forgiveness and accept that same gift of salvation, so that he will see your sin no more.
All scripture references are from the KJV unless otherwise noted.