Can you imagine everything you wish you hadn’t done in life being made public? And not only public but broadcast on the evening news for all the world to see. It would be awful, because everybody makes mistakes.
The people of Ezra’s time publicly recognised their mistakes, their sins but also recognised Gods mercy for not holding them against them. They choose to turn back to God and his ways. Whatever we do in life we will make mistakes, everyone does, but we can be confident in the knowledge that God is merciful, that he forgives.
Today why not choose to give the mistakes to God rather than hold onto the guilt which keeps you further from him?
Today’s thought-for-the-day is from Emma