Dealing With Guilt.

For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
Hebrews 4:15‭-‬16 NKJV

Welcome back to this blog! I trust you are enjoying this season of Easter.

Guilt, according to the Merriam Webster dictionary is defined as the feeling of deserving blame especially for imagined offenses or from a sense of inadequacy or a feeling of deserving blame for offenses.

Guilt is not of God, but of the Devil, the accuser of the brethren. According to Romans 8:1, guilt is synonymous to condemnation. I would love to tell you a story about a man called Judas Iscariot.

Judas Iscariot was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus, he betrayed Jesus by selling Him for thirty pieces of silver. When he saw that Jesus had been sentenced to death, he became remorseful and filled with guilt. He purchased a field with the evil money he got, and fell headlong, rupturing his belly and spilling his guts. (Matthew 26 and 27, Acts 1: 16-20).

If Judas had understood the unconditional love and forgiving power of Jesus, he wouldn’t have committed suicide. The more you dwell in guilt, the more you sink in the pit of depression and it could lead to you taking drastic decisions that could ruin your destiny.

Irrespective of what you’ve done in the past, understand that Jesus is willing and ready to forgive you. He loves you so much. He loves you so so much.

For you, your case might be that you’ve done something wrong a long time ago and the memory of what you did keeps haunting you. All you need to understand is how much Jesus loves you. If you confess and forsake your sins, He is faithful and just to forgive your sins and cleanse you from all unrighteousness (1 John 1:9).

Guilt has a voice that speaks to your heart. It tells you how worthless, dirty, unloved, useless, you seem to be. But this is not your reality in God because He loves you with an everlasting love.

The Lord says, “Come, we will talk these things over. Your sins are red like deep red cloth. But they can be as white as snow. Your sins are bright red. But you can be white like wool.
Isaiah 1:18 ICB

For you to deal with guilt effectively, you have to receive the life of Christ because it is only in Jesus Christ that there is no such thing as condemnation. To accept Jesus as your Saviour and Lord, you can say this prayer below with faith in your heart

Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner and I ask that You cleanse me with Your blood. I believe that You died for my sins so I will not be condemned. In Jesus name we pray. Amen.

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Enjoy the season of Easter.

2 Comments

  1. Ohileebo Amos says:

    Wonderful

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    1. Ayomide says:

      More oil to you pen dear

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