Twenty years ago, a single moment changed the world and brought fear to many. We need to remember that fear comes when we take our eyes from God. The answer to fear, therefore, is to never forget how powerful God is; a power that is continually shown in the signs and wonders revealed to us in the Bible (and in our daily lives) if we only have the eyes to see it.
- It allows us not to fear
How many of us have forgotten 911? We were asked never to forget.
The Israelites were in captivity and fear has overcome them. God reminded them not to forget and reminded them about the power of God and how he delivered them from Egypt. Sometimes we forget how God rescued the Israelites from Egypt. We need to always remember that we serve a mighty God.
For forty years they wore the same clothes and shoes and they never wore out. God wanted the Israelites to feel like what it meant to depend on God. We don’t survive from the food that we eat but from the Word that comes from the Lord.
- It allows us to have the right perspective
We cannot claim everything we have is ours because God allowed us to have them. Sometimes we are so caught up with our material blessings and forget God. The more we acquire is the more we want as a people. When we get a raise we think of increasing our standard of living but not our standard of giving.
- It helps us with humility
2 Peter 1:5-13
We should never forget that we have been cleansing from our past sins.
We are challenged to have a time of reflection and never forget that we have been cleansed from past sins.