Inspiration MinistriesBy Inspiration Ministries2 Minutes

One of the mysteries of life is how clearly we can remember some people and events, yet so easily forget many others. This is one reason the Bible continually reminds us about the need to remember God’s faithfulness in the past.

We see this “call to remember” in the feast days and festivals God instituted for His people. For example, the Feast of Booths (or Tabernacles) was established to help everyone born in Israel remember their history. God didn’t want them to forget their slavery in Egypt or His faithfulness when they were sojourning in the wilderness. He wanted them to remember how they were delivered through His miraculous power. God wanted to be sure they would never take His blessings for granted. He wanted them to always remember Him and live for Him.

These same principles are true for each of us. God wants us to remember all that He has done for us, but also to be conscious of the debt we owe to others. We should remember the saints who sacrificed their lives, parents who provided for us, teachers who taught us God’s Word, and all the other Godly men and women who left us a legacy of service and sacrifice.

Today, think about all God has done for you! Recall the people who have made a difference in your life: parents, family members, pioneers, pathfinders, friends, and ministers. Remember all that Jesus did for you on the Cross, and allow God to cleanse you of sin. Celebrate newness of life, and be thankful to God and the people He has used in your life.