Forgiving Ourselves

Jan 17, 2022    Dr. Bruce Barnes

Do you sometimes beat yourself up over things from your past? Perhaps there are areas you’ve
already confessed to the Lord and for which you’ve sought His forgiveness, but these still come
back to plague you. You’ve been saved; you know the Lord. Yet, you find it hard to let yourself
off the hook for your sins.
Sometimes, one of the hardest things to face personally is forgiving yourself. It almost seems
like you need to do something more to feel better about God’s forgiveness.
We need to understand more about what causes our guilt, how to apply forgiveness to
ourselves as intended, and how to dismiss the self-imposed shame not related to sin. May we
now find encouragement in marking out a pathway for personal peace between the Lord and