3 Ways to Turn Your Life Around After Making a Mistake
It does not matter if you made a big mistake or a little one, you can still turn your life around. You can be surrounded by people who really want you to do your best. If you are ready to live a brighter tomorrow, then you are on the road to success. The great news is that you do not have to walk that road alone.
Jesus died so that your sins would be covered when you die just by asking him into your heart. When you accept him as your savior, he sends the Holy Spirit to live in you, allowing you to always have a calm voice inside of you to lead you along the right path. Find a great church and get involved surrounding yourself with more mature Christians who want to see you stay on the right path. Reading the Bible every day can also help you discover the path that God has laid out for you in the future.
Obey the Laws of the Land
If you are trying to turn your life around, you will obey the laws after serving time for your mistake. One of the things that the Bible says that you need to do is obey the laws of the land. In Romans, the Bible says that God placed the government in place to rule over you. While you may not agree with every law, you are still called to obey it. For example, you might not like the laws you have to follow when you are on probation, but following probation laws will protect you from incurring additional charges that will keep you from changing your life. If there are laws that you cannot agree with, get involved with getting those laws changed instead of breaking them. Romans 3 also says that those who fail to obey the law of the land will be punished. You have already seen enough punishment, so make sure that you do as the Bible instructs.
Be a Servant Leader
The Bible also calls on you to be a servant leader. You have a unique voice because you have made a mistake, paid your time for it and chosen to reform your life with the help of Jesus, the Holy Spirit, and Christian friends. Now, it is your turn to go minister to other individuals who are still making some of the mistakes that you have made. Do not preach at them, but love them until they see that the Christian way is the right way. When you follow the Great Commission, you are doing as the Bible commands you to do.
Congratulations on being willing to do the hard work to turn your life around. With the help of Jesus and the Holy Spirit, you are well on your way to a better future.