Thursday, February 9, 2006
Don’t Look Back
But Jesus told him, “Anyone who puts a hand to the plow and then looks back is not fit for the
I find it interesting how we can look at the past through rose-colored glasses. Remember the children of
As they were making their way through the wilderness, God supernaturally fed them with an incredible substance called manna. It was like bread from heaven. They had it daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But after awhile, they got a little tired of it. They said, “We are sick of manna. We remember the good old days back in
They spoke of the good old days, but they basically ate table scraps in
In the same way, the devil may remind you of the old days: “Remember the good old days? Remember the fun you used to have? Remember that old flame? If only you could reignite that.” And suddenly you begin to think about it.
Don’t build up the past in your mind. Remember it for what it was. Don’t allow the enemy to pull you down by fantasizing about it. Protect your mind, and don’t look back.
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