“He has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the west.” — Psalm 103:12 (NLT)
I made a huge mess of my past life; but God took it and turned into a message.
He took the sordid story of my past and turned it into HIStory.
The past is gone, forgiven, forgotten in the eyes of my heavenly Father; and from now on it is HIS-story.
HIS story is one of being released from the shackles of past wrong-doings and sin;
His story is one of being redeemed by the price of the blood of His precious Son, Jesus Christ;
His story is one of being reformed – made into a new creation by the work of the Holy Spirit in me;
His story is one of being restored as a child of God; as precious as the day I was created and was born a precious baby;
His story can be part of your history, and it begins with repentance.
Repentance is a turning away, turning your back away from the things of this world. Jesus turned His back on Satan. He said, “Get behind me, Satan.”
Repentance is a turning away from the wrong things you have done in the past, and declaring: “No more!”
Repentance is a turning away from the desires of the soul. The soul cries, “Feed me, ‘greed’ me, satisfy me.” The Spirit whispers, “Seek first the kingdom of God, and a right way of living, then everything else will be given to you.”
Repentance is a turning away from temptations. The body cries, “I need.” The Spirit whispers, “Look at the birds of the sky and the flowers of the field; they neither struggle nor strive, yet they flourish and blossom.”
Maybe you have a past that you would like to change into HIS story. And this is how.
May we pray: Forgive me, heavenly Father, for all my past wrong-doings. I turn away and say, “No more.” Help us seek Your kingdom from now on, help us grow in You and help us keep safe from temptation. We ask this in the precious name of our Saviour, Christ Jesus; Amen.
If you have a past that you are struggling to get away from – please get in touch. You too can make your past HIStory. May God Bless You.
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