Before my eyes opened this morning, my mind was set on pondering clean hands.
Psalm 24:4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
2 Samuel 22:21 “ The Lord has rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands He has recompensed me.
Job 17:9 The righteous also shall hold to his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.
Psalm 18:20 The Lord rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath He recompensed me.
James 4:8 Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
I think He is serious.
He wants us to clean our hands.
Clean hands is also a legal term. (check out the link below for even more defining)
The clean hands doctrine is a rule of law that someone bringing a lawsuit or motion and asking the court for equitable relief must be innocent of wrongdoing or unfair conduct relating to the subject matter of his/her claim.
And I believe the medical community will bear out that unclean hands will make you sick and spread disease.
It’s important to have clean hands.
Unclean spiritual hands spread sin – the most deadly of all diseases.
Got clean hands?
I pray, ABBA, that today I will surrender to Your wisdom that my hands be clean today. I pray for each One who comes here to read and pray that they too will submit to clean hands. I ask You, HOLY SPIRIT, to raise up Statesmen and Heroes in America who have clean hands. I pray for Israel for Her peace and for the subduing of all Her enemies. And for our sick and afflicted, we bring them this morning asking You to heal them. And the Rebellious and Oblivious for whom we are much concerned, we ask that You tender their hearts and bring them to clean hands as well. Teach us, LORD, about clean hands and how to have them for Your glory and our good.
We have the God-given Right to do right in this wrong World,