Posts Tagged ‘ Repent ’

VerseD: Luke 11:13

If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”

Luke 11:13, ESV

When we sincerely seek the forgiveness found in Christ, we get what the Holy Spirit – Christ in us, God with us. We become one with the Chirch and have hope for eternal life.

VerseD: Joel 2:12

“Yet even now,” declares the Lord, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning”

Joel 2:12, ESV

We must lament our sin, desire the change in our hearts and minds, and seek the only One who can cleanse us and give us peace within and with Him.

VerseD: 1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

1 John 1:9, ESV

We must confess our sins to God. It is helpful to confess to each other, as well, which is one of the reasons we need the Church.

Confess and be clean.

VerseD: Acts 3:19

Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be blotted out

Acts 3:19, ESV

We are guilty of sin and killing our God.

Turn from sin and to God. Let the Holy Spirit change your thinking. Let the Church help you grow.

VerseD: Matthew 18:20

“For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

Matthew 18:20, ESV

We call out sin. We repent. We glorify God.

Together.

In Christ.

VerseD: Colossians 1:13

He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son

Colossians 1:13, ESV

Being found in Christ is truly seeing, freed from the oppression of sin into the glorious light and life of Christ.

VerseD: Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Romans 12:2, ESV

When saturated in the culture, it is easier to be like everyone else. Move with the Spirit to be made new in Christ in every moment.

VerseD: Psalm 103:13

As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him.

Psalm 103:13, ESV

We must realize we have rebelled against God and deserve His wrath, turning from sin and having His Holy Spirit change our thinking. Then we will find the immeasurable love and compassion of our Father in heaven.

VerseD: Matthew 5:4

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”

Matthew 5:4, ESV

We are blessed when we realize our wretchedness compared to God, and we mourn the sin the separates us from God – our own sins and the sins of others.

For only then can we seek the blessing of forgiveness and eternal life in Jesus Christ.

VerseD: Joel 2:12

“Yet even now,” declares the Lord, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning;”

Joel 2:12, ESV

Our sin should drive into humble seeking of God and His righteousness. It is to our benefit, His glory, and a light to the world.

Because God forgives those who mourn their sin and repent.