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Have you ever seen a sponge that has been left in the closet or on the shelf too long.  It is misshapen and hardens into something like a rock.  It is not much good for cleaning any surface in this state.  However, once soaked in water, the sponge becomes flexible and soft.  It absorbs the water and within a short time is a great tool for cleaning.

The Christian is much like a sponge.  Without the water of the Word of God, the Christian becomes hard, inflexible, not very useful for his or her intended purposes.  But once allowed to soak in the water of the Word, the Christian becomes soft, absorbent, flexible and more useful for his or her purpose.

It begs the question, what kind of sponge are you?

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