Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended;
but, one thing I do, forgetting those things which are
behind and reaching forward to those things which are
The world will tell you that the dominating influence in your
life is your past. Christians, on the other hand, live in
freedom because Christ has overcome our past. The "old things"
have been done away with and "new things" have come. (2 Cor. 5:17)
Christians do not forget the past, but we are not controlled or
motivated by it. The Christian looks to the future with hope.
If you are preoccupied with your past, ask God to open your eyes
to the incredible future that awaits you and begin to press on
to what is ahead.
~Henry T. Blackaby & Richard Blackaby~
from: Experiencing God Day by Day