Repentance and Reconciliation

The gospel message is a message of repentance and reconciliation. Paul had to handle some very sensitive issues in the congregation at Corinth. He wrote three very pointed letters of correction to them; one of those letters, which is now lost, included some of the...

True Repentance

And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him eat with publicans and sinners, they said unto his disciples, How is it that he eateth and drinketh with publicans and sinners? When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but...

Smitten, Yet Healed

Exodus 17:6  Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel. Isaiah 19:22  And the LORD shall smite...

Resurrection, Repentance, Regeneration

ACTS 2:14-41 The people to whom Peter is preaching in Acts 2 are attending The Jewish Feast of Pentecost. This was one of the 3 required major Jewish Festivals along with the feasts of Passover/Unleavened Bread and Tabernacles. They are observing a religious tradition...

Come Home, Sinners, Come Home

Ezekiel 33:11  Say unto them, [As] I live, saith the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel? Jeremiah 3:14  Turn, O...