“Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old.”
Isaiah 43:18 KJV
One of the ways that satan tries his best to discourage us is when he reminds us of the things we used to do before we accepted Jesus into our heart as our personal Saviour. There was a time when I stayed in bed most of the day. I was only awake about three hours a day. The rest of the day I slept.
When I think of all the times through the years that I slept most of the day, it breaks my heart because they were wasted years. For many years I also hated everyone and didn’t say anything kind to anyone. I was hateful, sarcastic, rude, and disobedient and nobody wanted to be around me. I didn’t even like myself.
Then one wonderful day on August 14, 1980, I admitted that I was a sinner. I repented of my sins, asked God to forgive me and invited Jesus into my heart to be my personal Saviour. That was the greatest day of my life. How it thrills my heart to know that I am going to live with Jesus in Heaven for eternity.
If you have never invited Jesus into your heart, please don’t wait another minute. He loves you so much He died for you. Open the door to your heart and invite Him in today before it is too late. Don’t let satan keep you in bondage. You have been set free by the cleansing redeeming blood of Jesus.
Heavenly Father, I wasted many precious years. I pray for every person who is hurting physically, emotionally, mentally or in any other way. Please comfort and encourage them as You have me so many times. I love You and appreciate all You have done for me. In Jesus’ Name, I pray. Amen.
Joanne LoweMarch 21, 2016