1 Corinthians 10:31
31 Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
Today’s Inspiration: Whatever you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:31. As human, we do have our frailties in a way that we have failed the Lord and filled with much regret. Like Apostle Peter, we do feel guilty at our actions sometimes and are filled with regret. This regret is a difficult emotion to cope with and we are filled with remorse and at a loss as to the next course of action to take. Can we continue serving the Lord? Apostle Peter also felt the same way. He cried bitterly when the rooster crowed the third time. He was so confident that he would never leave the Lord irrespective of the circumstances. Regret is a difficult emotion to experience yet God can turn it to be a powerful catalyst for change after restoration by the Lord. John 21.
After restoration, through him, the church was born. The fearful Peter became the Apostle who fearlessly preached that Jesus Christ was the Messiah and he and more than 500 were witnesses of the same. People were cut to the hearts and in one preaching 3000 souls were saved. From that day the church was born. Acts 2. The Gospel spread throughout the Land.
There are times we feel we have missed our calling because we have failed the Lord. Fighting a deadly disease, we are filled with uncertainties of the future and wonder where our life is leading us.
We should not allow your regrets to linger for too long but to fully face the feelings of regret and motivate yourselves towards a change. We need to look at the options and take control over the future and advance to where God has called us to do. When He calls, He provides you to weather the storms and drought and bring you to the next destination He has planned for you. Do not look at your neighbour whom you think the grass is greener. It might not fit you because that was not what you have been designed for.
Just be grateful for the life you have because that is what the Lord had chosen for you. Everything is permissible but not everything is beneficial. Everything is permissible but not everything is constructive. 1 Corinthians 10:23-24. So be content in all circumstances.
Value and appreciate what you have. Forgive yourself and others so that satan will not outwit you with his schemes. 2 Corinthians 2:11. Go from regret to the destination of triumph.