Because I Remember

I hope because I remember.

I didn’t want to walk through the fire. To stay there for months and years on end. But the fire was where I found God.

I didn’t want to be bound. To kneel before God, the Almighty Judge, and plead for deliverance day after day. But in my bondage I found sight and saw Him clearly.

I didn’t want to be pitied. To be in need of charity and assistance. To have my life scrutinized and examined. In my pitiable state I found grace and learned of its power.

I have not forgotten and because I remember, I hope.

And those who have hope, survive.

romans 5

Today’s post was inspired by:

Five-Minute-Friday-4Five Minute Friday, Link up here. 

TuesdayTuesday at Ten, Link up here.

Advertisements

7 thoughts on “Because I Remember

  1. Hi Rebecca, I linked up next to you at Five Minute Friday. I can relate…God chasing me through the fire and the hope which came in my final surrender. Beautiful post. Glad to meet you!

    Like

  2. Hi Rebecca,
    I’m visiting from FMF. Beautiful post. I’ve had refining experiences in the fire that I remember well, too. Love the end, “…because I remember, I hope.” It resonates deep. Thanks for sharing!

    Like

  3. Oh, I love this one today. I too, have walked through the fire and never wanted to be there, but I can honestly say that He has blessed me through every trial and in every way.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s