Friday, March 4, 2011

Can We Redeem Our Bad Decisions?

I’ve made many wrong decisions. The worst decisions were the ones I knew were wrong when I made them. But there have been others that were not so intentional, just misguided. My guess is you can see the same trends in your life. But how does God see us?

God remembers our frame and knows that we are dust, so it doesn’t surprise him to see how often we make wrong decisions. What must, however, break his heart is to see how we wallow in those wrong decisions and allow them to keep us living in guilt and despair instead of taking our medicine and going forward.

God can give us the grace to live with whatever bad or wrong decision we have made, even the ones that last for a lifetime, if we will allow him to do that. And you might be amazed at how you can find joy and peace and fulfillment and be used of God even though you’ve made some wrong choices. That’s the kind of God we serve.

Are you willing to let him take your wrong decision and make something good out of it? Are you willing to stop using your bad choices as excuses for not going forward with God and being a blessing to others? If so, you can make a fresh start today.

This topic is the theme of our Weekend Getaway April 8-10. Judging by the pace of registrations, this topic hits home with a lot of us. Here’s where to go if you would like more information about it. I hope to see you there.


  1. This topic sure hit home with me! Something I was struggling with just today. Amazing how God leads us to the right places when we need it. Thanks for sharing! God bless!

  2. It's encouraging to hear from you and to know God is at work in your life. Thanks for letting me know.