23 Jun Heart to Heart with God: A Journey Towards Acceptance Day 20
365 Days of Reflection Towards God’s Love and Acceptance
~June 4, 2014-June 3, 2015~
Day 20-West Palm Beach, Florida:
Every day is a day filled with many different choices and decisions and within those decisions comes a great amount of personal responsibility to God to make the right ones. When we make the wrong decision we fail not only God, but also ourselves. We make 100’s of good decisions and only a few poor ones. However, it is the wrong decisions that we must live with that lay on us like a ton of breaks.
There is a lot of guilt associated with sin, which can make it very difficult to turn back to Jesus to allow God to heal us of our wrongdoings. The fact is that, we all make mistakes and make the wrong choice in spite of knowing the difference from what God has taught us between right and wrong. Some sins are more severe than others and reflecting back constantly without the presence of God, through prayer, can be very contradictory to what we believe in within the context of our own faith.
We should have remorse for our sins, but we should not exclude God from our reconciliation process. God does not want to punish us for our sins or exclude us from His glory because of sin. He wants us to repent and ask Him to help us make better decisions next time. Making deals with God does not work and either does thinking that we can make it on our own. We need God in our lives everyday and when we communicate effectively with our Father, those most grievous sins will be washed away forever through the death of Jesus on the cross over 2000 years ago along with our prayers for forgiveness.
Reflection Day #20
Three takeaways towards your journey with God: