Shame — The Devil’s Sticky Tape

Please note that if you have never sinned in your life, then it’s better you don’t read this post. And the same applies for commenting. Thank you!

Everyone else should know what I mean when I talk of shame. Although, some might argue, that you can be made to feel shame for the sins of others, even though you’re guiltless. I agree with that. This post is about the things that we have done in the past — or maybe even still struggle with — that cause us to feel ashamed.

I don’t know about you, but I’ve done some really awful things that, when I look back, I just have to cringe. Or wonder “did I do that?” Or “what was I thinking?” Or simply thank God for saving me from myself or from the wrong influences/people in my life.

However, as believers, who have accepted the grace of God in our lives, there is no more shame! The Bible says “no more condemnation for those who are in Christ” (Romans 8:1), because Christ bore our guilt on the Cross…