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One of the main reasons computer operating systems need to be reset is because of user errors! Some mistakes are minor. They leave no lasting damage.
In life, there will be moments where we will need a reset when debilitating mistakes have been made. Mistakes are part of life and we all make them.
Similar to computers, mistakes often don’t have a major impact on our life “system.” There are other mistakes that are debilitating and even potentially destructive to us and others. They weaken us.
Peter needed a reset after his big failure of denying Jesus. Here we see how Jesus resets Peter’s life in John 21:15-17 (NIV) “When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.” Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” He answered, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Take care of my sheep.” The third time he said to him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, “Do you love me?” He said, “Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my sheep.
When debilitating mistakes have been made, we need a spiritual, emotional reset. There is a spiritual “trash can” that needs to be emptied, spiritual “files” that need to be deleted, and a spiritual “memory” that needs to be overwritten!