Isaiah 43: 16-21
God is doing a new deed.  The Prophet Isaiah calls on us to look again, with fresh eyes, to see what graces the Lord has ready for us if we will put our trust in him.

Philippians 3: 8-14
The Apostle Paul, in prison, yet filled with the freedom and joy of the Holy Spirit, exhorts us by his own example: forget what is past, and keep running the race into the new life of the resurrection.

John 8: 1-11
The woman Jesus meets is guilty and condemned, trapped by her sin.  In his forgiveness and compassion she is freed from her past, and her accusers are shamed by their own past sins.