One of the biggest challenges we all face is moving past the past.We seem to hold on to our past mistakes and beat ourselves up over and over again.
I love what Paul said in Philippians, chapter 3, verses 13 and 14…"Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus."
The first thing that we are encouraged to do is to forget the past and move on. Some people just can’t seem to get "past the past." For some, it’s a…
Failed business venture
Failure at job
Failure at school
Failure isn’t final. Failure isn’t fatal. Move on to what God has for you. Paul said to "reach forth," to be focused and press toward.
We must not only let go of the past, but pursue the future with a passion and resolve.
I love what Isaiah says “Forget about what’s happened; don’t keep going over old history. Be alert, be present. I’m about to do something brand-new. It’s bursting out! Don’t you see it? There it is! I’m making a road through the desert, rivers in the badlands." Isaiah 43:18-19 – The Message
Let’s start fresh today.Move up and move on.