Say The Word: Repentance

Repentance, noun: a biblical concept of not just feeling sorry, or changing one’s mind, but of a complete turning around, an alteration of the basic motivation and direction of one’s life. Repentance means acknowledging that one has no possible claim upon God, and surrendering oneself to His mercy without reservation, excuse, or attempted justification. If […]

Come, Let Us Reason Together[1]

Do yourself a favor and learn all you can; then remember what you learn and you will prosper. Proverbs 19:8 GNT, (or in the Message translation: Grow a wise heart – you’ll do yourself a favor; keep a clear head – you’ll find a good life.) I have always squirmed just a little at the […]

On Repentance

As a follower of Jesus, it is not enough for us to just feel sorry for something. Our sorry needs to lead us to repentance. In its fullest sense, repentance represents a complete change of orientation made up of a judgement upon the past and a redirection for the future. Repentance, then, is a change […]