Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Things We Can't Talk About in Church...But Should

From Relevant Magazine

Differentiate Between Shame and Guilt

While shame and guilt can stem from the same incident and often feel the same, they are subtly different. When you get into a heated argument with a coworker, guilt tells you that the way you treated her was unkind. Shame, however, tells you that that you are a horrible person. Because of the way shame worms into our core, it has long-lasting, damaging effects.

Don’t Let Shame Win

Living in shame is antithetical to the message of Christianity. To let shame rule our lives is to say that Christ isn't enough and that He can’t redeem us.
Read the full article at Relevant Magazine here.

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