Why do I feel guilty and bad when I do something wrong?
Here's the answer:
God has given you a conscience to know right from wrong.
When you do something wrong, you feel guilty. That's because God gave you a conscience to tell you when you're about to do something wrong. Sometimes, you ignore it and do the wrong thing anyway—but you should listen to your conscience. It's a warning signal to stop and think, "Am I going to do something that pleases God? Am I obeying what God says in the Bible?"
When your conscience tells you something is wrong, ask God to give you strength to do the right thing. God's Holy Spirit also helps Christians make the right choices. Find out how to trust Jesus, so He can take away the punishment for doing wrong and help you do right: click here.
"They show that what the law requires is written on their hearts. The way their minds judge them gives witness to that fact" (Romans 2:15a).
"When you sin, the pay you get is death. But God gives you the gift of eternal life because of what Christ Jesus our Lord has done" (Romans 6:23).
"Godly sadness causes us to turn away from our sins and be saved" (2 Corinthians 7:10a).