No one likes to admit failings, let alone take the time and effort to repair or make amends for damages.
The idea of a clean slate was a good one. What happened? I loved the concept of a new beginning. Has it already been marred? I’m not even halfway through day two of this new year and already I’ve messed up. I failed. Now I’m stuck sitting here wondering why I even bother.
The ripple effects of what we do will always go further than we can ever possibly imagine.
But afterward Jesus found him in the Temple and told him, “Now you are well; so stop sinning, or something even worse may happen to you.” Then the man went and told the Jewish leaders that it was Jesus who had healed him. (John 5:14-15) Read: 1 Samuel 13:1 – 14:52, 1 Chronicles 9:35-39 Relate: Sin. When the woman…