My Thoughts on “Performing Deeds In Keeping With Repentance”

What produces repentance that leads to salvation?  “Godly grief” or “godly sorrow” over one’s sins.  Not worldly sorrow over our sins, but godly sorrow.  Worldly sorrow over sin is comparable to the thief who isn’t sorry he stole, but is terribly sorry he’s going to jail.  Godly sorrow would have the thief, regardless of whether he’s caught, truly sorrowful that he stole in the first place.  That’s because he feels the same kind of sorrow and grief over his sins that God feels.… Read More My Thoughts on “Performing Deeds In Keeping With Repentance”

My Thoughts on Repentance

If we get in a car and head to McDonald’s, and on the way we see Taco Bell and decide we’d rather have a taco than a Big Mac, and so turn into Taco Bell instead of going on to McDonald’s, guess what we’ve just done?  We’ve repented of McDonald’s.  In other words, we changed our minds about McDonald’s.  Not only that, but our actions also changed as a direct, unavoidable result of changing our minds.  We decided to go to Taco Bell instead of McDonald’s, and our actions followed suit.… Read More My Thoughts on Repentance

…But Now He Commands All People Everywhere To Repent

The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent. Acts 17:30 – Scripture of the Day (February 19, 2014) This verse answers the question sometimes asked, “Will God still judge the people in some third world country or in the deepest darkest jungles of Africa who have never even… Read More …But Now He Commands All People Everywhere To Repent

This Jesus, Who Was Taken Up From You Into Heaven, Will Come In The Same Way As You Saw Him Go Into Heaven…”

And when he had said these things, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight. And while they were gazing into heaven as he went, behold, two men stood by them in white robes, and said, ‘Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into… Read More This Jesus, Who Was Taken Up From You Into Heaven, Will Come In The Same Way As You Saw Him Go Into Heaven…”