Has your sin made you feel distant from God? When you fall back into unhealthy attitudes and addiction, does the shame overwhelm you and compromise your peace? How do we maintain peace in the midst of a fallen body still prone to wander and act out in sin?
One of the biggest disruptors and vandalizers of Shalom in our lives is guilt, and its cousin shame is close behind. The enemy of our soul, who has been trying to compromise our dignity and dominion from the beginning, utilizes guilt and shame to bring our souls back into a state of chaos and confusion in regards to our relationship and standing with God. Here’s his scheme, which we need to understand if we are going to take a stand against it (Ephesians 6:11).