Paint Job

I recently happened upon a house that was being painted. Half of the house was was painted and beautiful. The other half was scraped up and looked very bad.

I reflected upon the untold numbers of people who attend church each weekend who are like this house. Though their lives are full of sin and sadness, they dutifully make themselves up to look good when morning worships rolls around. They put on nice clothes and bring their smiles as if all is OK when all is not OK. Such was the life of the Pharisees. On the outside, they were like whitewashed tombs. But, on the inside, they were full of dead men’s bones (Matthew 23:27).

Let’s be real. Let’s not hide our sin. But, let us rejoice in the cleansing that is in Christ!

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