One rainy afternoon I was driving along one of the main streets of town,
taking those extra precautions necessary when the roads are wet and slick.
Suddenly, my daughter spoke up from her relaxed position in her seat. “Dad,
I’m thinking of something.”
This announcement usually meant she had been pondering some fact for a
while, and was now ready to expound all that her six-year-old mind had
discovered. I was eager to hear. “What are you thinking?” I asked.
“The rain!” she began, “is like sin, and the windshield wipers are like God
wiping our sins away.”
After the chill bumps raced up my arms I was able to respond. “That’s really
Then my curiosity broke in. How far would this little girl take this
revelation? So I asked, “Do you notice how the rain keeps on coming? What
does that tell you?”
She didn’t hesitate one moment with her answer: “We keep on sinning, and God
just keeps on forgiving us.”
And this great truth I always remember whenever I turn my wipers on.
Dr Bob Griffin
“Jesus Knows Me, This I Love!”