I woke up this morning with a past sin on my mind. It was something I hadn’t thought of for quite a while and I’m not sure why it came to me. It was something I really regret and I thought about it a little while and as always started to pray and repent but, I realized (or the Lord reminded me) that I have already repented of this sin and I know that God has forgiven me, many years ago (although it took me several years for forgive myself). I know that this is a ploy of Satan, our enemy to get me to foolishly wallow in a past sin rather than praising and thanking God for His forgiveness.
1. To roll one’s self about, as in mire; to tumble and roll about; to move lazily or heavily in any medium; to flounder; as, swine wallow in the mire.
2. To live in filth or gross vice; to disport one’s self in a beastly and unworthy manner.
3. To wither; to fade
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
Psalm 103:12 (NLT) He has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the west.
1 John 1:9 (AMP) If we [freely] admit that we have sinned and confess our sins, He is faithful and just (true to His own nature and promises) and will forgive our sins [dismiss our lawlessness] and [continuously] cleanse us from all unrighteousness [everything not in conformity to His will in purpose, thought, and action].
Praise God! We don’t have to wallow in our sins. We are forgiven.