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When God Forgets

March 28, 2015

It’s not fair that we don’t forget as easily. Of course, I’m sure there’s a lot that I should have asked forgiveness for, but have forgotten.

An Unrehearsed Life

If you ever want to shut down a conversation with God, I know a way.

 – Bring up your past.

– Try to talk about your old sins, the ones you’ve already confessed and walked away from.

– Ignore the fact that they are forgiven and forgotten.

Sins. Seriously. Forgotten.

If we try to bring up dealt-with failings from our yesterdays as a source of conversation with Him, He’s only going to have one response:

“I don’t know what you’re talking about.”

Because our awesome God has a character trait, an ability, that we can’t even comprehend.

He can forget the very things that once most offended Him.

We say we believe that He forgives us, that we’ve claimed and accepted that forgiveness, but we keep living in this place of shame, coming back to Him again and again over what’s already been thrown away. As if He operates like…

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