Tag Archives: Faith

Anger, By Rick Laing

Anger is something with which we all have to deal. If we do not, it destroys us. Can I overcome the urge to be angry? Is it possible to be in control most of the time, or all of the time? Anger is a human problem, and scripture directs us in many fine verses. Here are a few things we can consider: Continue reading

Repentance (Part 2)

What is the result of true repentance? Acts 2:38 and 3:19 show us that the result is a reformed life. Repentance is not turning from sin. It is the decision to turn. Repentance is not a reformation of life but it produces such! Faith changes our affections; repentance changes our will; baptism changes our relationship. Continue reading

Repentence (Part 1)

Repentance is far more than just an arbitrary “step” in the plan of salvation. It is, in many ways, the key that unlocks the door of conversion. In Acts 17:30 we learn that “all men everywhere must repent.” This command, in the gospel age, began to be preached in Jerusalem on Pentecost (Luke 24:47; Acts 2:38). Even though we shall perish unless we do repent (Luke 13:3) and even though proper obedience enjoins upon us due penitence (Acts 3:19), still so many people do not understand the scriptural definition of repentance. Continue reading