Posts Tagged ‘ Guilt ’

VerseD: Jeremiah 17:10

“I the Lord search the heart and test the mind, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds.”

Jeremiah 17:10, ESV

God knows our actions and our intentions and thoughts. No one is guiltless before Him.

Yet, He offers His grace through Jesus Christ.

VerseD: Matthew 5:3

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for   theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

Matthew 5:3, ESV

When you realize that you are hopeless on your own, guilty of sin and unable to save yourself, you can turn to the Savior.

VerseD: Romans 8:1

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
Romans 8:1, ESV

Because of Christ’s death on the cross and resurrection from the dead, all of our got and Shane is washed away. Each and every part of our sin is removed. We are free from eternal consequences of our sin.

VerseD: Isaiah 53:6

All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
Isaiah 53:6, ESV

None of us is guiltless against God.
Yet He placed all our guilt on Jesus and gave us the gift of grace.

VerseD: 2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death.
2 Corinthians 7:10, ESV

We should feel guilty for our sins, and it should produce grief that we “hurt God”. But it is only good grief if we turn from our sin.

It is the difference between Peter and Judas Iscariot.