What Is Repentance?

One of the first words out of our Lord’s lips in the first chapter of Mark is “repent”. What does the word “repent” mean? Basically it means to have a change of one’s mind or purpose. Biblical repentance involves a change of mind about God, the gospel of Jesus Christ,...

Repentance

There is no “repentance-less” salvation. In the New Testament John the Baptizer’s ministry was one of repentance. This paved the way for a person to receive Jesus as Messiah, Savior, Lord. Biblical repentance and belief in Jesus go hand in hand. Repentance and belief...

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...