Let’s take a few moments to wrestle with shame. I think this wrestling is a necessary component to living freely and healthily in life – and consequently is important to the Christian life. I say so, because shame likes to feed us lies about who we are in God’s eyes and veil us from the truth about God’s character. If we find ourselves blindly believing those lies about God fed to us by shame, we end up living into an untrue version of ourselves and serving an idol or misconception rather than the one true God.
So let’s dive right in.