Seven Details to See in Your Past
The grace of Jesus Christ not only covers our past and sustains our present, but also creates for us a future.
In him our sins are forgiven and we are declared righteous. In him we are sanctified and progressively being transformed into his image. In him we are inseparable from the Father’s love and we can rest assured — no matter what distress may come — he is never letting us go. Past, present, and future.
Our tomorrow is profoundly secure, and one of the best ways to remember this today is to think about our yesterdays.
Why Think Back?
Some call it meditating on God’s providences — that spiritual exercise bound to sweeten our lives and lighten our burdens, as Puritan pastor John Flavel says. He writes,
There is not such a pleasant history for you to read in all the world as the history of your own…