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My Memory
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My Memory
Proverbs 10: 7

By Dr. Roland J. Hill

          Yes, you should be concerned with your memory! Your memory, the impression that people retain about you, is your legacy. It is the material trace of a lifewell lived or sadly lived. If we lived our lives with our memory in mind, itwould help govern our behavior. Try asking yourself this question, what memory will this action create? Man, what a powerful question! Wisdom People know that our actions can be held accountable by a commitment to our memory. "The memory of the righteous is a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot." Proverbs 10: 7 ESV. Understand, My Memory created is based on unselfish service to others. It is a conscious and unconscious commitment to live a holy life in service to God and man. This created memory is the result of a righteous life lived by grace and memorialized in the minds of observers.  Think about your actions today. What type of memory are you making? Will your family, friends, and even your foes remember your life as a blessing? Will they get excited,encouraged, and motivated just by reflecting on how you live your life?

The Prayer

         Dear Lord, thank you for showing me that I do control My Memory. Forgive me for living life just for me. I've been so focus on just living life for the moment that I've never really thought about creating My Memory for the future. Holy Spirit, I invite you to take control of my thoughts so that my actions willbring blessings and not curses.  Lord I do want My Memory to be a blessing. I want my family, friends, and even my foes to get chills just thinking about the righteous life I’m living. So I will begin today living my life in service to You and others, so when I die, My Memory will inspire and motivate those who knew me. In Jesus name I prayer, Amen.