TO THE BIBLE: 2 Corinthians 6:2
“For He says: “In an acceptable time I have heard you, and in the day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.”
Faith doesn’t dwell on the mistakes and missed opportunities of the past, or the uncertainties of the future, because faith is NOW (Hebrews 11:1). Faith is your response to God and His Word—NOW. It’s high time you let go of the regrets of what you did or missed in the past, and worries about what the future holds for you. What matters is who and where you are now. That’s why you’ve got to put your faith to work and make the best of your today.
Someone once said, “Yesterday is gone; there’s nothing you can do about it. Tomorrow is an illusion, a leap into the unseen mysteries. Today is all you have to correct the mistake of the past, and step into the mysteries of tomorrow; that’s why it’s called present.” What do you do to a present when you get one? You open it to enjoy it. So, don’t join the bandwagon of those who are either regretting their failures of yesterday, or dreading the challenges of tomorrow.
God doesn’t live in your yesterday; His name is “I AM,” not “I WAS” or “I WILL BE.” Hebrews 11:1 says, “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Faith is now; and the Bible says without faith, it’s impossible to please God (Hebrews 11:6). Today is what counts, so make a move to be your best today. Tomorrow only belongs to those who take a hold of today, because today is the springboard for tomorrow.
Blessed be the Lord, who daily loads me with benefits, even the God of my salvation. I rejoice exceedingly today knowing that your ears are attentive to my prayers, to grant me my heart’s desires. My joy overflows today, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.
Daily Bible Reading
1 Timothy 4:1-16, Isaiah 57-58
John 7:1-10, 2 Kings 9
Is there any task you’ve abandoned because you couldn’t make a headway at your first attempt? Today is a very good day to re-visit it. Pick it up again in faith and you’ll succeed at it this time.