Where Would You Be, I Ask? I heard this question today and it has me thinking .. getting rather introspective. Life has been such an adventure as I walk with Christ Jesus. I have been a child of His since I was a child. I have walked with Him most of my life. Life has not always been easy nor have I always been obedient to Him. I have felt the shame of my sin and the condemnation given by the enemy because of choices I had made.
I used to be continually reminded by thoughts of my past .. self condemning thoughts. Â I have and am continually learning .. a day-to-day thing for me, to take my thoughts captive. This seems to be a theme in my life right now 🙂 My past can haunt me butÂ I love this thought from Beth Moore, “You cannot amputate your past from your destiny.” Â So true! Even all the bad choices, all the mistakes, all the regrets, they have made me who I am and He can and does use it for my good and if I am willing, He can use my story to share His grace with others
I can’t begin to imagine where my life would be without the grace of God! If He hadn’t loved the world so much that He gave His one and only Son that no one would perish but have ever lasting life ..John 3:16.. I would be up a literal creek. I would be despondent, lost in depression and living a life without hope. But, He Â makes all things new!..Â I loveÂ Revelation 21:5.“And he who was seated on the throne said, â€œBehold, I am making all things new.â€ Also he said, â€œWrite this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.â€Â
I have been on this journey of learning His grace for some time and it never gets old. Eternal life starts on this side of the grave and is designed to be a life of joy.. of sharing the grave He gives to us and share it with others through us. We are His and Â He is ours. This is meant to be a life long journey into finding out Who He is and How we can share Him with others!
What would you do if you didn’t have grace?