Don’t Look Back

When I took my car to the mechanic today, I parked in a spot that looked out on the road I drove in on. When I looked the way I came, I was struck by the message on the sign saying “Wrong Way” (picture posted below).

wrong-way

Because I was looking back where I had come from, the following scripture came to mind:

“…one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:13b-14)

If you have given your life to Christ, do not look back on your old life, your old habits or old mindsets. Things like regret, condemnation, bad choices and harmful associations belong in your rear-view mirror. Looking back will not take you in the right direction…the righteous direction. Keep your eyes on Jesus and keep walking forward…He will lead you in the way you should go!

Blessings ❤

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith…” (Hebrews 12:1-2a)

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10 comments

  1. Peter Adewumi · February 19

    It is always dangerous to look back! Ask Lot’s wife, she would have enough to tell you. It is much more dangerous to turn back, “If you laid your hand on the owe, there is no going back, so you don’t miss out on the roll call to enter into Paradise.”

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    • Editor · February 19

      I was thinking of Lot’s wife when I was writing this! Good scripture association 🙂

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  2. thiedeann · February 23

    Sharing with a friend who needs this message. Thank you for being Jesus’ voice.

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    • Editor · February 24

      God bless you and your friend ❤

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      • thiedeann · February 24

        Pray for her, please. Chris is stuck.

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      • Editor · February 25

        I have been in situations that without God’s help, without the power of His Holy Spirit working on my behalf, I would not have been able to get free. Our God is faithful! I am praying for whatever situation Chris is stuck in, that God’s power will bring Chris out of it to a place of freedom, peace and joy. Don’t lose hope…Jesus will not fail or forsake you or Chris. “If we are unfaithful, He remains faithful, for He cannot deny who He is.” 2 Timothy 2:13 NLT

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      • thiedeann · February 25

        Wrestling for her in prayer. Thank you.

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      • Editor · February 25

        We are standing with you ❤

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  3. thelittleyoublog · February 28

    I love when this happens to me – I come across a sign on the road or some place random and speaks to me!

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