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 “Repentance (Part 2)”

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 “Repentence (Part 1)”

“I Know I’m Saved . . .I Just Know It” – Part 2

Perhaps some of us are full of false confidence, having convinced ourselves that we are ready to meet the Lord. Jeremiah the prophet told Judah:

“The way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps,” Jeremiah 10:23.

By God’s inspiration, Solomon wrote:

“There is a way that seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death,” Proverbs 16:25. Continue reading ““I Know I’m Saved . . .I Just Know It” – Part 2″