What to Do About Guilt

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Sermon Text: Ephesians 2:1-10 and Hebrews 10:1-4, 11-18

Ever feel guilty? It can be a terrible burden to bear. Captain Charles McVay of the U.S. Navy took his own life on November 6, 1968. He’d been the skipper of the U.S.S. Indianapolis that sank in World War II with a loss of 900 crew members. His biographer writes, “He tried hard to convey his sense of grief and loss in letters that he wrote to the bereaved families…He was consumed with guilt over the deaths of so many young men. His punishment, he felt, would be a long life.” Unable to endure such a life, he ended it. Maybe our frenetic American lifestyle is an effort to distract ourselves from an uneasy conscience...See full sermon here