PAST adjective: earlier than the present time; no longer current
noun: a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past, the time that has elapsed
Here are some pretty good reasons not to live in the past…
Isaiah 43:18-19 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.
Philippians 3:13-14 Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
2 Corinthians 5:17-18 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation:
Janine and I are leaving tomorrow to visit Jacob for the weekend. It’s gonna be fun, but we’ll miss Ryan. He’s been doing really well. Please pray he continues this excellent trend…Thank you!