We know God forgives us, because He says if we repent, He forgives us of our sins.
We even forgive others (with His help).
We struggle to forgive ourselves.
Living in regret and shame keeps us in bondage. This is not God’s will for us.
We start getting ahead and then that ol’ lying devil comes and reminds us of all of our failures, our past sins, bad choices, and the people we have hurt along the way. Our minds get filled with “if only I’s…”
My friend, please hear me when I say this…
God is BIGGER! He knows where you have been. He knows how you have been hurt and who you have hurt. He knows, He knows, He knows… But that did not stop Him from redeeming you! It does not stop Him from loving you! It does not cause Him to reject you!
Are you tormented by your past? Is your heart still breaking for those you have hurt? My dear friend, His Holy Spirit is able to do far more than anything you could ever do. Do you not know He cares for you AND those you care for?
You can not back track. Nothing you can do can change where you have been. But, if you forgive yourself, make restitution if you have to, but do not be bound any longer to the past… if you will do this, then you will be free and healed.
You are not the same person you were before. You are a new creation! You are redeemed! You are His now!
Call on Jesus, my friend. Cry out to Him. Give it to Him. Open your mouth and your heart and just lay it all down at His feet and trust Him to work it out.
Be Free & Stay Free