Tag Archive: repentance

Jan 23

Michael Boling – If My People Who Bear My Name: Exposition of 2 Chronicles 7:14

“then, if my people, who bear my name, will humble themselves, pray, seek my face and turn from their evil ways, I will hear from heaven, forgive their sin and heal their land.” (2 Chronicles 7:14) A new leader has assumed the office of the Presidency of the United States. While his assumption of power …

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Jan 19

Thomas Boston – The Danger of Delaying Repentance

“Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep. So shall thy poverty come as one that traveleth, and thy want as an armed man.” — Proverbs 6:10-11 In this text we have the sluggard’s picture drawn in reference to his eternal concerns, which is the main thing here …

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Nov 19

A. W. Pink – The Fruits of Repentance

To help the exercised391 reader identify true repentance, consider the fruits that demonstrate godly repentance. 1. A real hatred of sin as sin, not merely its consequences. A hatred not only of this or that sin, but of all sin, and particularly of the root itself: self-will. “Thus saith the Lord God, Repent, and turn …

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Nov 19

Thomas Watson – Examining Our Repentance

If any shall say they have repented, let me desire them to try themselves seriously by those seven…effects of repentance which the Apostle lays down in 2 Corinthians 7:11. 1. Carefulness: The Greek word signifies a solicitous diligence or careful shunning [of] all temptations to sin. The true penitent flies from sin as Moses did …

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Sep 27

Christina Fox – Learning Repentance from the Psalmist

I broke my arm two years ago. It was the first broken bone of my life. I thought it would be fun to expose my kids to the joys of roller skating at the local roller rink. I wanted to share the fun of skating to sounds of the latest pop music, eating roller rink …

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Aug 14

Thomas Watson – No Rowing to Paradise Except Upon the Stream of Repenting Tears

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.“ Revelation 3:20 There is no rowing to paradise except upon the stream of repenting tears. Till sin be bitter, Christ will not …

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Aug 02

Theodore Van Der Groe – The Publican’s Prayer

And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner. Luke 18:13 O wonderful love of heavenly mercy which sleeps so long, until the day dawns and the daystar arise in the hearts of poor …

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Jul 05

John MacArthur – Calling the Church to Repent (Part 1)

I had the opportunity to speak to the conference that’s called Together for the Gospel, and I was assigned the responsibility of speaking on the subject of “Christ’s Call for Reformation.” We are essentially 500 years past the Reformation itself, back when Martin Luther pinned his Ninety-five Theses to the door of the church at …

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Jul 05

John MacArthur – Calling the Church to Repent (Part 2)

Revelation 1 through 3 is the setting for last Sunday’s message and the message this Sunday as well. And I started off last Sunday by asking a couple of questions around a similar theme: “Have you ever heard of a church that repented, a church that repented? Have you ever been part of a church …

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Apr 19

Josh Squires – A Recipe for Repentance

There are fewer deceptions that are more confounding than that of false repentance. When someone pretends to confess and turn away from sin, but in the depths of his heart means only to appease anger and escape consequences, it leaves in its wake an especially sensitive kind of confusion and pain. “Do they really mean …

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