Mark 14:71 Then he began to curse and swear, "I do not know this Man of whom you speak!"(NKJ)
Letís face it. We all make mistakes. No one is exempt from them. They are embarrassing. We realize we did something wrong where we thought we were in the right, and it turned out to be an error, or we missed it completely.
But did you know that mistakes are actually good? Did you know that you can grow and mature from your mistakes, and I guarantee if you learned a valuable lesson you will not commit the same mistake twice.
Itís been said of those working in the ministry that are the most prominent and flow in greater gifting, are the ones that have made the most mistakes.
We see the example of Peter, how he denied Jesus. Peter denied knowing Him, denied spending the last three years with Him, and denied the miracles he had witnessed and the unconditional love that Jesus poured out to others.
We all know the story how Peter wept bitterly, not because the rooster crowed, but because he was hit face to face with his sin and it pierced his heart and soul.
Praise God we are living in grace, and just as Jesus restored Peter, we can be restored as well. Peter was restored in such a way that he gave that wonderful sermon on the day of Pentecost, full of authority, power and standing in full apostolic authority.
Peterís mistake was erased, wiped out, never again to be remembered. So rise up today, give your errors to the Lord, hand over all those things that have crept up, and discard those mistakes of the past. Rise up to your full potential in Christ, because the Lord can do great things in you and through you.
God does not remember your sins or errors, so why should you?
Well, no wonder you enjoyed what the Spirit inspired me to write - this is from the very same Holy inspiration! How we need to avail ourselves of the truths explained here...keep writing from your heart - it is a joy to read such a positive piece!