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Forget The Former Things
Forget The Former Things
By Wayne McDonald

Isaiah 43:18-19 Do not [earnestly] remember the former things: neither consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs forth; do you not perceive it and know it and will you not give heed to it? I will even make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.

Have you made some mistakes? Do you ever look back at some stupid decisions and say to yourself what was I thinking? Well join the club all of us have at some point made dumb decisions. Don’t look back! If you look back you will live back. Don’t allow the mistakes of yesterday to influence your present and destroy your future.

God’s grace will blanket you and give you the strength to move on. Once you confess your sin God forgets it and cleanses you from it. Now you have to forgive yourself and move on. Focus on the future that is waiting for you just over the horizon.

Can you see it? Will you take heed to it? God said, I will even make a way in your wilderness and give you rivers in your desert. He is doing a new thing with you; you’re not the person that you use to be. His word and His Spirit are at work in you. Receive an abundance of his grace and love and move on. Forget the former things.