We need to release and move beyond the past so we can find the great things in life, believing God has better in store for us. Here are some scripture verses to move you in that direction. Take time to study them, meditate on them and apply it to your lives. Do not let the past interfere with the present and the future.
Turn you to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to day do I declare I will render double unto thee;
You, who have shown me great and severe troubles,Shall revive me again, And bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
You shall increase my greatness, And comfort me on every side.
Teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts to wisdom.
8The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. 9He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever,10He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.11For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.12As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.
Song of Solomon 2:11-12
For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone;
The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land;
Isaiah 43:18,19 (KJV)
Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.
Isaiah 43:25-26 (New King James Version)
I, even I, am He who blots out your transgressions for My own sake; And I will not remember your sins.
26. Put Me in remembrance; Let us contend together; State your case, that you may be acquitted.
For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be unto them.
Phillipians 3:13, 14
Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before,
I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
2 Corinthians 5:17 (New King James Version)
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.
2 Corinthians 10:5
Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ.
Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.
SOURCE: THE KING JAMES VERSION OF THE BIBLE AND NEW KING JAMES