I have a deep interest in history and am quite convicted of the importance of understanding it—both our individual, personal histories and the histories of our communities, our country, our Church.
It’s just one more way of coming to terms with and accepting human nature.
But there’s a limit. It’s a limit that we reach when, instead of being enlightened by our histories, we are tied down and imprisoned by them.
What freedom we have in Jesus. It’s the freedom of the present moment. The freedom of the absolute certainty that no matter where in life we’ve been, he’s with us now.
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