God will not expose your sin to laugh at you or mock you or to ridicule you, He will expose it in order to make you one of His children.
If you ever get to the point where you blame yourself for your sin, you are going to get saved.
The Christian finds great comfort in having true fellowship with other believers. However those who are keeping some darkness don't desire to come to the meetings because they've got something they are trying to hide.
There is nothing in the world that is worth going after, other than being entirely sold out for Christ to the end.
As soon as you say "I messed up and I gotta do something to clean up my life before I can go back to Christ and be received by Him." Then you've fallen into a trap. You should rather rise up and run straight back to the Father, you won't make yourself any purer and cleaner by staying away from Him.
When you look at a guy in the gutter, is he an object of pity or is he wicked for what he is doing? Well it's not either or, he is both, and he has no hope unless God has mercy on him.
Felix heard about faith in Christ, righteousness, self-control, and the judgment, yet sadly he procrastinated and waited for a more opportune time. In this excerpt, from the year 1999, Bob talks about the way Paul reasoned with Felix in Acts 24.
If someone offers to help you out, do you say 'no' to the help offered in order to not make yourself appear weak? May God humble us of our pride.
The strong encouragement, and hope, for the depressed sinner, is that there is a God who will save all who come to Him through Jesus Christ.
Are you a friend of Jesus? John 15:14 - You are my friends if you do what I command you.