The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

Shame is a powerful emotion. Shame is defined as a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior.[1] It’s not just the feeling of guilt or “I’ve done something bad.” Shame is the feeling that I am something bad. Satan is a Liar We may feel shame for …

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Shame is defined by Merriam-Webster as a painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming, or impropriety.[1] Guilt results from knowing that we have done something wrong, but shame tells us we are something wrong. When shamed we think we are not worthy and have trouble accepting forgiveness. Andrew Comiskey describes shame like this: “Shame …

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