Posts Tagged 'repentance'

Do You Agree with God About Sin?

July 27th, 2016

Do You Agree with God About Sin?

For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not repent, though I did repent: for I perceive that the same epistle hath made you sorry, though it were but for a season. Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. (2 Corinthians 7:8-9 KJV)

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Take Up Your Cross August 21st 2015

Do you see the ugliness of your own sin and the holiness of God?

Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. (2 Corinthians 7:9-10 KJV)

Paul is rejoicing that these men had not been ...

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Take Up Your Cross April 14th 2015

Godly repentance includes grieving with God about sin.

Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ. (Acts 20:21 KJV)

Paul was teaching about repentance and having godly sorrow for sin viewing it through the perfect lens of God placing faith in the work of Jesus Christ aligning with God in a personal relationship agreeing about the dreadfulness of man’s innate sin nature.

Viewing sin as God sees it leads ...

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Take Up Your Cross November 3rd 2014

Have you made the right turn unto His narrow path?

Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. (2 Corinthians 7:9-10 KJV)

Paul was at home plate driving a “spiritual homerun” to those listening to ...

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