Sermon Notes May 22, 2022

Guilt

“Fix Me” 

1. “Guilt” is an emotional response to the perception that we have ________________________________, or fallen short of a standard. 

2. It means that you can be guilty, and not ___________     guilty. It also means that you can _____________ guilty, and not be guilty. 

1 John 3:19-20, “ This is how we know that we belong to the truth and how we set our hearts at rest in His presence:  If our hearts condemn us, we know that God is greater than our hearts, and He knows everything. 

3. Ask yourself if what you did is truly wrong or sinful according to what ________________________ in the Bible. 

2 Timothy 3:16-17, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” 

1 John 1:9, “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” 

4. We have to __________________________. 

5. The confession is to be given to God because in the final analysis, it is a sin _______________________________. 

Isaiah 1:18 “’Come now, let us settle the matter,’ says the Lord. ‘Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.’” 

Psalm 103:12, “…As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us.”