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Christ's view of shame reveals that we can be set free from shame, too. “For the joy set before him, he endured the Cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” —Hebrews 12:2 Christ's View of Shame: The shame of sin As a new...
What we own does not define us, whether we are rich or poor. But still we can think our worth or lack of worth comes from that place.
Removing Shame from Broken Family Relationships
A failed marriage is a season, not the end of a life. Yet we can struggle with shame and wonder if we can ever recover. Shame off you!
That moment when we get inspired to pursue a goal that is bigger than us we can be tempted to shrink back in shame if we just focus on what we bring to the table. We’d rather achieve our goal quickly and have the assets and talents needed upfront. But God is in the business of developing us for the calling He has given. And God is not concerned with how long it takes to develop us for the task He has given us to do. God cares more about our character than our performance.
Doing our calling is a chance to cultivate our partnership with God and experience his faithfulness in the process. God cares more about our obedience in the process than results.
Defining our calling does not define us. God does. And His purpose goes far beyond mere duty or self-esteem.
What's your shame quotient?
Don’t think you’ve got shame? You might be surprised.
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