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Faith for repentance

How does one then come to have faith for repentance? The Bible teaches us that when we hear the Word of God; when it speaks to our hearts, a miracle takes place inside of us and faith is supernaturally released in us to be able to report and accept God’s offer of salvation. Romans 10:14 “How…

Incapability of repentance

This is perhaps the most frightening aspect about repentance.  You see, you cannot repent whenever YOU want to!  It’s like catching a wave.  If you launch yourself in front of the wave too soon, the wave washes over you.  If you move too late you also miss the wave.  Be sure to repent when God’s…

The call to repentance

The clear message of the OLD TESTAMENT is “TURN” Deuteronomy 4:29-31 But from there you will seek the Lord your God, and you will find Him if you seek Him with all your heart and with all your soul.  When you are in distress, and all these things come upon you in the latter days, when you turn to the Lord your God…

The need for repentance

God created man and placed him in the Garden of Eden, placing the following requirement on him, Genesis 2:16-17  “Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:  But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou…

The Meaning of Repentance

The word “repentance” means more than being sorry for what one has done, although this always accompanies real repentance.  It also means more than to stop sinning, although every repentant person will deliberately stop sinning.  In essence,  repentance is a right about turn involving every part of a person, their minds,  their emotions and their…

Repentance

The Bible places great emphasis on the subject of REPENTANCE.  It is listed as the first of the Foundational Doctrines in Hebrews 6:3  “The first principles of the oracles of God… “…REPENTANCE FROM DEAD WORKS”.  Repentance was preached by John the Baptist: Matthew 3:2 “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!” Peter the Apostle: Acts…