And Getting Them Right…
Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead… (2 Timothy 2:8)
…But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on… (Philippians 3:13-14)
The problem with the human race is that we remember what we should forget, and we forget what we should remember. (Jeffrey Arthurs)
What are you remembering (holding on to, ruminating on, fixating on, stuck on and in) that you need to forget? What old tapes are playing in your head? What old identities do you revisit? What past indiscretions (okay, sins) can you not stop thinking over? What bad choices do you still regret? What broken relationships still haunt your memory?
This is what you MUST LET GO. For you are a new creation in Christ. The new has come, the old is gone (2 Corinthians 5:17). You are forgiven. As far as the east is from the west, all the transgressions, failures, messiness, brokenness, guilt, shame, and more is REMOVED FROM YOU (Psalm 103:12, but be sure to read the entire Psalm).
What are you forgetting (neglecting, ignoring, minimizing, marginalizing, overlooking) that must be front and center in your awareness? Are you forgetting …