Be careful that you do not
forget the Lord your God.
Alzheimer’s. Scary word. All of us know someone who is a victim. We have seen its devastation. When we experience a memory lapse, we get an uneasy feeling that we may be headed for the twilight zone of the dreaded “A.”
There is something sadder and far more widespread than Alzheimer’s: willful forgetfulness—refusal to remember while we still can. It’s a senseless condition brought about by ingratitude. Its symptoms are easily spotted: complaining about present conditions while forgetting a past defined by bountiful blessings.
Dip into your private memory bank: remember when God saw you through dismal days when you were out of answers; remember when he provided for you when you didn’t know how you were going to make it.
Remembering how God has worked in your past is a
powerful motivation for trusting him with your present and future.