As we approach the end of the year, we have a tendency of looking back and reflecting on our mistakes and shortcomings of what may have been. When we make mistakes, we get down on ourselves and think, â€œif onlyâ€¦â€ â€œI should haveâ€¦â€ â€œWhat ifâ€¦?â€ Itâ€™s easy to feel like youâ€™ve missed the best plan for your life, then we get discouraged and stop pursuing our God-given dreams. But understand today, just because youâ€™ve made mistakes or failed in some way, it doesnâ€™t cancel Godâ€™s plan.
Great news! God never disqualifies you. He never says, â€œgo sit on the side. Youâ€™ve blown it too many times. Youâ€™ve got too many weaknesses.â€ No, God always gives you another chance! Hallelujah! Some of the great people in Scripture made very poor choices. The apostle Paul started off as a murderer, yet his destiny was bigger than his mistakes. He ended up becoming a great leader, and writing over half of the New Testament.
Today, as you evaluate this past year, know that your mistakes, your failures, and your poor choices donâ€™t have to keep you from your God-given destiny. With God, itâ€™s not about the way you start in life, itâ€™s about the way you finish. Receive His grace today, embrace His Word and the bright future He has in store for you!
“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.”(2 Timothy 4:7, KJV)
Pray With Me
Yahweh, thank You for Your grace and mercy to me. Father, I trust that my days are ordered by You. Please help me not focus on my mistakes and poor choices, but on my destiny in You. God, I ask that You strengthen and empower me to fulfil Your call on my life. I love You and bless You today, in Christâ€™s Name! Amen.