Rain—and hail—and wind—and puddles! Woo hoo!
This is a fun day for a Phoenician. Every person I mentioned the weather to today lit up with excitement.
Phoenicians are a rare breed. I even heard someone talking about how far we will be able to see after the storm, because the air is going to be so clear. And, like always, every older Phoenician I talk to says, “Boy, we really needed this.”
Watching the rain makes me think of the verse in the Bible where husbands are told to love their wives by “cleansing her by the washing with water through the word.” Now, I’m not the best at this. I know how good it is when my wife and I are washed in the water of God’s words, but I don’t do it as often as I should.
Today, as I look at the rain washing away all the dust, dirt, smog and pollution in our air, I’m praying. I’m praying that the word of God would be spoken in all the churches in Phoenix. That all the husbands would speak the word of God over their wives and children. That all the moms would speak the word of God over their husbands and kids. That all the grandparents would pray the word of God over their families. That the single men and women would wash their own minds and their friends' minds, with the word of God. And I pray the result would be mental cleansing, emotional clarity, and peaceful, easy breathing for the spirit inside us. That it would be clear that, “God is true and every human is a liar.”
Today, as you watch the rain come down and bead up on your windshield, try to remember all the Bible verses you can. Ask the Lord to use those verses to cleanse your mind once again of anything and everything that is not of Him. And, if you are feeling the need for some deep mind and soul cleansing, I can’t emphasize enough the Freedom Immersionopportunity this weekend. There a few more spots, if you register by midnight tonight.Click here for info and registration.
Oh, word of God speak
Would You pour down like rain
Washing my eyes to see Your majesty