So many times, we do things just because we want to. It feels good, feels right, or we believe it is the best decision for us to make.
Either things seem to add up, or the plan looks solid. Still, it may not be God’s best for us. There could be things we didn’t take into consideration. Like…the Word of God!
Perhaps, we didn’t heed every sign or warning from others, or most importantly, the Holy Spirit. As a result, we ended up choosing to do something that wasn’t meant for us to do. Thankfully, as His children, those who confess Christ, He is always there to protect us https://biblehub.com/romans/8-34.htm.
Praise Him, for He is always there to intervene and make a way to escape sin https://biblehub.com/1_corinthians/10-13.htm, but we have to want to escape from sin. Even in the times where we must be chastised for willing disobedience, His love and grace allows us to not suffer more than we could have https://biblehub.com/psalms/103-10.htm. Thank God, we don’t get what we truly deserve for willingly sinning against His will!
With His guidance, we can start over and turn around. We are able to break crooked ties, or forge Godly relationships. God can liberate us from our willful sins.
Yes, He can make all things new! When we submit our will and our lives to Him and repent of our wrong against Him, He will forgive us https://biblehub.com/1_john/1-9.htm. Once we confess Christ and give our hearts to Him, there is a way to receive forgiveness.
However, the prayer is that we learn not to use God’s forgiveness as an “excuse” to willfully sin. Let us not continue in our sin so that it controls us and causes us to love the sin more than God https://biblehub.com/romans/1-28.htm. As Paul warns us in Galatians 5:13, we must not indulge in our flesh https://biblehub.com/galatians/5-13.htm.
Psalm 19: 13-14 says, "Keep your servant from deliberate sins! Don't let them control me. Then, I will be free of guilt, and innocent of great sin. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing to you, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer."