It's amazing how much I want to just give up on myself when I sin. As if I can save myself.
Why does it seem God's grace is something I need to work for? Why do I assume God is just tired of my blatant sinning and just can't bother with me anymore?
But I try to remind myself of the lies of satan.
He would like nothing else for me to wallow and reject that God loves me.
So even though I feel like crap and a major hypocrite, I pray and ask God to help me and forgive me again.
But aren't we just like our own kids. We help them understand about choices and they disobey anyway, even when they know they could make a better choice. But as parents we still love them and know that they are going to disobey anyway! We forgive them.
Just as God loves us and forgives us.
Of course just like parenting, there are consequences to our sins too right?
But alas, I do not have to bear the burden of saving myself. God already did that and I just need to trust him.
This christian walk is quite a journey, don't you think? What keeps you going?
Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balance the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure