Shame hits us for one of two reasons. We feel shame because of something wrong someone did to us. Or we feel it because of something we did ourselves. Either way, like Adam and Eve, we want to cover it up.
The Prophet Zephaniah writes: “The unjust knows no shame” (Zeph. 3:5). He means they have no awareness or regret over their sin—even though God makes known to them His righteousness every day.
But it’s what God goes on to say in the next couple verses how He did things to draw His people back to Him.
If your shame has smothered your life, you need to hear God’s words of grace.
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