Are You Longing for What’s in the Past?

“Do not cling to events of the past or dwell on what happened long ago. Watch for the new thing I am going to do. It is happening already—you can see it now!” (Isaiah 43:18-19 GNT) When going through a trying season it’s not unusual for us, even as a believer, to recall a periodContinue reading “Are You Longing for What’s in the Past?”

Let Your Past Be Past

“This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!” (2 Corinthians 5:17 NLT) What does it mean to belong to Christ? Think of it like this. Let’s say you buy a used car. It’s new to you, but at one pointContinue reading “Let Your Past Be Past”

How Our Past Can Flavor Our Future

“Have mercy on us and help us, if you can.” (Mark 9:22 NLT) My wife is an excellent cook. Perhaps that had something to do with her son majoring in the culinary arts. It’s fun to watch her when she’s cooking something, to put a dab of this and a sprinkle of that, then tasteContinue reading “How Our Past Can Flavor Our Future”