MOVE ON (2)
‘Move on’ can a powerful motivator for those who have an unpleasant past such as a broken home , job loss or other setbacks (Isaiah 43:18-19).
The Bible specifically teaches on ‘move on’.
The lesson from the Lord Jesus:
He said to an adulterous woman brought to Him, “Go, and sin no more” (John 8:11).
It means that when her sins are forgiven, she should forget them, and not being haunted by feelings of guilt due to her past sins. The most important thing, however, is that she should not to return to her old sins.
The lesson from Paul
Paul, who used to be named Saul, was once a very cruel persecutor of Christians in his time. But after he was called by God Himself, he realized how evil a person he actually was. Therefore, he considered himself as the least of all the apostles (1 Corinthians 15:9).
But he did not just regret his actions. It turns out that Paul forgot what was behind him and directed himself to what was before him. He also ran toward a goal (Philippians 3:13-14).
The next lesson from Paul: after leaving past sins, again look ahead, because there are still goals to be achieved. Paul believes he still has a future.
These two “move on“ lessons from the Bible can be useful and can make us soar again like an eagle (Isaiah 40:31).