“Wash you, make you clean”
This is no halfway cleansing here.
To be fully clean one must be fully washed.
God cannot tolerate sin-stained worship.
He is not pleased when we are part way clean and part way filthy.
For if one part is filthy the whole is filthy.
Sin is like that. One transgression pollutes the whole.
One transgression can keep us out of Heaven.
This is a complete and utter cleansing.
A washing from the soles of the foot to the top of the head.
A cleansing deep down inside those putrifying sores.*
A purification of the brain.
Until we are translucently pure.