My guilt has overwhelmed me. It’s overwhelmed me like a burden too heavy to bear.
#1 We have to recognize that your biggest sins are not too big for God’s grace.
1 John 1:9,
If we confess our sins, he who is faithful and just will forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
“For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.”
#2 You are not what you have done, you are who God says you are.
2 Corinthians 5:17 (NIV)
17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!
#3 You cannot change your past, but Christ can change your future.
I don’t mean to say that I have already achieved these things or that I have already reached perfection. But I press on to possess that perfection for which Christ Jesus first possessed me.
No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead,