To admit when we are wrong…to be accountable for our actions and behaviors…to walk in truth.  The hardest part is typically the first step when it comes to repentance.  It takes a level of humility that pride is fighting against.  Since we live in a broken and fallen world we know that judgement will come from others even though it is not theirs to deal out.  The foundation of our faith, a relationship with Jesus Christ is what we all need to be able to move through repentance and begin to turn away from sinful behaviors.  Offer up your repentance to God and His Son Jesus and begin to heal the wounds of guilt and fear.  Amen.

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“If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.  If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.”

1 John 1:8-9

(This photo was taken in July of 2018 on the shore of Lake Superior near Ashland, Wisconsin)