Well the title could be misleading, I sin EVERYDAY and become more aware of it as I try to be sensitive to God’s voice.
But today I returned to one of those habitual sins that I know I am not supposed to be doing. Yet today was different, there was no wallowing in self-pity and begging God for forgiveness.
After I confessed my sin to the Lord, it was as if he was telling me, “Get up, dust yourself off and go harder!”
Today I realized that a broken and contrite heart doesn’t mean I say “I’m sorry” 200 times, sing worship songs, or even feel guilty all day. A broken and contrite heart says, “I have totally blown it, but by your Spirit I’m going to get better.”
I am going to try harder and harder to become who Christ wants me to be.
And with every sin I have the choice, I could either progress or retreat from my calling to be one of Jesus’ followers. I must face the question, am I following or stopping short of embracing Christ with this decision?
I can’t say it enough, every decision counts. EVERY DECISION COUNTS. EVERY DECISION COUNTS.
We ought to use every occasion as an opportunity to grow closer to our God; FATHER, PLEASE TEACH ME HOW!!!
God bless you Richard Morris! What excellent insight for one of your age.