THE RINSE OFF II
One of the ways I am learning to Rinse Off is to quickly go to Psalm 37:1-13 and meditate slowly.
“Don’t worry about the wicked
or envy those who do wrong.
For like grass, they soon fade away.
Like spring flowers, they soon wither.
Trust in the Lord and do good.
Then you will live safely in the land and prosper.
Take delight in the Lord,
and he will give you your heart’s desires.
Commit everything you do to the Lord,
Trust him, and he will help you.
He will make your innocence radiate like the dawn,
and the justice of your cause will shine like the
Be still in the presence of the Lord,
and wait patiently for him to act.
Don’t worry about evil people who prosper
or fret about their wicked schemes.
Stop being angry!
Turn from your rage!
Do not lose your temper—
it only leads to harm.
For the wicked will be destroyed,
but those who trust in the Lord will possess the
Soon the wicked will disappear.
Though you look for them, they will be gone.
The lowly will possess the land
and will live in peace and prosperity.
The wicked plot against the godly;
they snarl at them in defiance.
But the Lord just laughs,
for he sees their day of judgment coming.”
(Psalm 37, a Psalm of David, NLT)
Now that’s cleansing and encouraging.
“You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you.” Jesus