A college prof told my classmates a few years ago that we would all make one big mistake in our first year out of school. So, that first year I was very conscious of my actions and kept wondering what that mistake would be and when it would happen. Well after two years out, I finally discovered it, and it was a BIG one.
Whether it happened in my first or second year doesn’t really matter, but I realized that for a long time I hadn’t been a team player and all I cared about was myself and “my ministry”. I’m not going to get very far in this occupation with that attitude.
But thanks be to God that he helped me acknowledge my misakes and my repeated sin and lack of repentance. It is so important just to really sit in and live out the Gospel. We teach it and preach it, but how often do we REALLY live it?