A Time of Self-Cleansing
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.
I was thankful for having a self-cleaning oven the other day when my dinner spilled over and made a mess. As you know, self-cleaning ovens reduce food spillage to a powdered ash with exposure to high temperatures. While self-cleaning, the oven stays locked until the high-temperature process is completed which can take three hours or more. Furthermore, the oven door stays locked during the cleaning cycle until the temperature cools.
Since I never do this process without being there to observe ...