Boom! It's 1983, and I am working as a carhop at Sonic. I can remember the old speaker on the wall that played the radio. I can remember the annoying sound you would hear when someone would place an order. I can remember making onion rings by the hundreds. I remember cleaning the ice cream machine thinking I may have spared a few people a bad case of food poisoning.
It's it funny how a sound, a song or a smell can trigger a memory.
1 Cor 11:24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body, which is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.”
Once a month we celebrate Communion or the Lord's Supper. It is time we set aside to remember what Jesus did for us on the cross.
But I choose to remember a few other things also. Specifically, what has happened to my life because of His sacrifice.
The time I was healed of a high fever.
The time I was called into the ministry.
The time I gave my heart and life to Him.
The time that He showed me, my wife.
The time He healed my daughter of brain tumors before she was born.
I remember what He did, and then I take the time to remember everything He has done to prove it to me again and again. I rejoice and worship Him for His mercy, grace, and empowerment in my life.
What do you remember? Take a few moments in your day and write them down. Give thanks and be grateful for His love for You.
PRAY: Dear Jesus, I will never forget what you have done for me. AMEN
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