Posts Tagged 'godly sorrow'

Godly Sorrow Ushers in Eternal Life

August 24th, 2016

Godly Sorrow Ushers in Eternal Life

For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. (2 Corinthians 7:10 KJV)

There are two kinds of sorrow at work in this world.

One is a sorrow manufactured by circumstances.  Good circumstances bring a time of sadness and tears inevitably followed by a change in condition bringing happiness and rather than sadness.

The second kind of sorrow links together salvation with godly sadness for ...

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A Spiritual “About Face” Ignites an Eternal Flame

June 13th, 2016

A Spiritual “About Face” Ignites an Eternal Flame

For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. (2 Corinthians 7:10 KJV)

Godly sorrow agrees with God’s view of sin.  It always accompanies or comes hand in hand with genuine repentance.  True contrition always leads man in a godly direction increasing spiritual maturity and a focus upon things of an eternal nature.

Man who is content with having superficial sorrow, pangs of guilt, ...

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