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Moments For You

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Repent! About What?

Most readers are probably too young to remember the “mourner’s bench.” I did not grow up in a church that had one, but I knew friends who did. The mourners’ bench was simply a place to kneel at the front of the church where the sinner could weep over and... Read more →

Repentance and Faith

“Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel” (Mark 1:14,15). There are many passages in the New Testament... Read more →


“They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance” (Mark 2:17). The Need of Repentance We are inclined to judge that there is a sad lack of depth and seriousness in much of... Read more →

Church, Repent!

The book of the Revelation of Jesus Christ fittingly closes the volume of Holy Scripture with a most urgent call to repentance. Four times we are told of men whom God had visited in grace and judgment who repented not (Revelation 9:20,21; 16:9,11). The call to repent is also found... Read more →

Before and After

Repentance takes you from… Crucifying Christ to being baptized in His name (Acts 2:21-24,37-41). Serving idols to serving God (1 Thessalonians 1:9). Reviling Jesus to revering Him (Mark 15:32; Luke 23:39-43). Feeding swine to returning to the father (Luke 15:11-21). Seeing the light to obeying the Lord (Acts 9:1-6). Being... Read more →

Space to Repent

“The Lord … is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance” (2 Peter 3:9). The period of time when God deals with souls is called a “space to repent” in Revelation 2:21. Think of God’s forbearance with Israel. After they turned... Read more →

Repentance Quotes

There can be no true conversion without conviction of sin. It is one thing to agree that I am a sinner: it is quite another thing to experience the convicting ministry of the Holy Spirit in my life. Many have forgotten that the message is repentance toward God as well... Read more →

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