“Come now, let’s settle this,” says the Lord. “Though your sins are like scarlet, I will make them white as snow.” –Isaiah 1:18How do you see yourself?I’ve been thinking about this question a lot lately. Identity is an area in our lives that’s so easily shaken. The enemy will take every opportunity to get us to focus on our past and lie to us about who we are.
In a recent marriage series, we showed a powerful testimony of forgiveness and restoration. We wanted to share it again because we felt like there was more of the story to be told. This is Caroline and Gray Holbrook and their journey of God bringing restoration after an affair and separation.
When people pray, powerful things happen.Our missions department recently received the donation of a car that came with two special requests from the owner: that the car be given to a single mom and that he might leave an anonymous letter for her on the dashboard. You see, the man who owned the car had grown up the son of a single mom and he’d been praying for an opportunity to bless a single mom with this car.
Do you ever think back about your life and wonder, “If I only knew then…what I know now?”That may explain why stories about time travel keep coming back in movies, TV and books. There’s something in us that wishes we could get another shot, a do-over, or that we could somehow send a message back to the younger version of ourselves.