Call-In Classic Christianity Radio – Bob George P570 (09-11-20)
You cannot escape troubles in this fallen world, and many people have gone through horrendous things in this life, abuse of all kinds, beaten and rejected by a spouse, or molested by a close relative, and they carry hurtful and very painful memories and scars. But God wants us to be set free with truth, to turn our eyes to Him and live in His wonderful grace. We choose not to recall those painful memories, except to the degree that we can comfort others, who are going through the same things we did, with the same comfort we received from God.
So let go of the past so you can live in the present. And at times, even the present circumstances you are in, you are an overcomer in Christ, who promised to cause all things to happen for the good to those who love Him and are called according to His good purpose. It is not that he will make bad good, but He will cause all things to turn out for your good. For example, if someone is so hard of heart, such as an unbelieving spouse, and … Listen to Broadcast & Read More
Call-In Classic Christianity Radio – Bob George P569 (09-10-20)
There are people who have called into this program who came from unbelievable heart-breaking and tragic backgrounds, of a father or mother who left them, who abused them or beat them. I have also heard from other people who were the ones doing many of those things in their past and have since come to Christ later in life. But they struggle with their past and will not let it go. They will ponder over their past, either in sorrow or regret, and continue feeling the pain in the present that they cannot walk in the joy of the Lord. They are hindered in walking in the newness of life God has called them to. If that is you, there is hope in the Lord, a renewing of the mind with choices you need to make.
You have to renew your thinking, that just as Paul left his past behind and pressed on to the higher calling in Christ Jesus, you too have to make that choice. That is the only way to walk in freedom. God designed you to function with emotions that predictably respond to whatever your mind … Listen to Broadcast & Read More