We all have a ‘past’... good or bad – we have a ‘past’.
God doesn’t want our past to hold us back – but instead, spring us forward.
He has a great future for each of us... and doesn’t want us to let our past limit our future.
There are many examples of people in the Bible that could have limited themselves because of their past.
Look at Paul!... He murdered Christians in his past – but after an encounter with God, went on to become a powerful man of God.
Or if our past was really amazing, we can be tempted to live in the ‘good old days’... instead of stepping into the ‘present’ and the ‘future’ that God has for us.
Paul writes in Philippians 3:13-14... “No, dear brothers and sisters, I am still not all I should be, but I am focusing all my energies on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I strain to reach the end of the race and receive the prize for which God, through Jesus Christ, is calling us up to heaven.”
Don’t be held back!... Go forward with God!