The first step in our Look at Repentance is to look at some of the Facts of Repentance. The Greek word translated as the noun “repentance” is “metanoia” (#3341). It literally means “a change of mind: as it appears in one who repents of a purpose … [Read more...]
The first step in our Look at Repentance is to look at some of the Facts of Repentance. Second comes the Foundation of Repentance. Then we will look at the Fruit of Repentance; and finally, the Future of Repentance. As you read this four-part set of devotions, remember that Repentance is a Must – without Repentance, there is no spiritual life in the sinner.
The Foundation of Repentance
Since Repentance is a Gift from God to the quickened sinner; and since Repentance is toward God (meaning a change in direction from self to the Savior in attitude, action, and attire) – then its Foundation is God and His Atonement on the Cross and … [Read more...]
The Fruit of Repentance
What is the Fruit of Repentance? 1) A 180 degree turn from sin and self to God and His Sufficiency (see Acts 20:21; 26:20); the command is to “repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.” This is the Fruit of, or the Result of, the … [Read more...]
The Future of Repentance
Repentance is to be preached in the Gospel of Jesus Christ: (Acts 20:21) “Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.” Sinners must be made aware in the preacher’s message of … [Read more...]