October 2, 2017

Don’t Feel Shame

“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.” – Galatians 5:13 Guilt is different than shame. Guilt is a good thing because guilt says, I did something wrong and that’s not me, I shouldn’t have done that. So guilt makes us better people. But shame tells us, I am someone wrong. Of course, I did that. I need to hide this about myself. Shame is rooted in the fear that people will see us just as we are, and we will be embarrassed. Shame is hiding; shame is defense. People who struggle with shame are easily offended, and I see a lot of that in our society. People who are very easily offended are struggling with a place of self-worth. But if you’re rooted in God’s dignity and what God says

Read More »

Receive your daily eDevotional

Don't miss new updates in your email!