Guilt immobilizes and defeats many people. It paralyzes others with toxic messages of unworthiness and blame. In addition, guilt pressures and drives other people to overcompensate or overachieve. All of these reactions are a futile effort to prove that their 'guilt message’ tapes--which play and replay in their minds--are not true.
Guilt is something that affects each person differently. For most people the 'guilt message’ tapes take root when we are young children.
Why do many Christians have so much trouble with guilt?