Tag Archives: shame

New beginnings

As we begin the new year, we have the pleasure of leaving behind us previous hurts and mistakes (hopefully learning from them) and looking ahead to what sort of new life God has in store for us. “Do not call … Continue reading

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Friendly fire

“O God, it is You who knows my folly, And my wrongs are not hidden from You. May those who wait for You not be ashamed through me, O Lord God of hosts; May those who seek You not be … Continue reading

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Repentance without regret

Maybe you’re looking wrongly at the gap between where you feel you are and what you think God wants you to be. “For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces … Continue reading

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