are called to repentance?
I have not come to
call the righteous, but sinners
to repentance. Luke 5:32.
And repentance and forgiveness
of sins will be preached in his name
to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. Luke
what means is sin made known?
no one is declared righteous in his sight by
observing the law; rather, through the
law we become conscious of sin Romans
How many are
shall we conclude then? Are we any better? Not at
all! We have already made the charge that Jews
and Gentiles alike are all under sin.
do transgressors bring upon themselves?
no one deceive you with empty words, for because
of such things Gods wrath comes on
those who are disobedient. Ephesians 5:6.
and Experiencing Salvation
awakens the soul to a sense of its sinful
But when He [the
Holy Spirit] comes, he will convict
the world of guilt in regard to sin and
righteousness and judgment. John 16:8.
fitting inquiries for those convicted?
the people heard this, they were cut to the heart
and said to Peter and the other apostles, Brothers,
what shall we do? Acts 2:37. The
jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell
trembling before Paul and Silas. He then brought
them out and asked, Sirs, what must I do
to be saved? Acts 16:30.
replies does Inspiration return to these
replied, Repent and be baptized, every
one of you, in the name of Christ Jesus for
forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive
the gift of the Holy Spirit. Acts 2:38.
replied, Believe in the Lord Jesus,
and you will be saved you and your
household. Acts 16:31.
Fruits of True
will the truly repentant sinner be constrained to
confess my iniquity; I am troubled by my
sin. Psalm 38:18.
What is the
result of godly sorrow?
sorrow brings repentance that leads to
salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly
sorrow brings death. 2 Corinthians 7:10.
What does the
sorrow of the world do?
worldly sorrow brings death. Verse
How does godly
sorrow for sin manifest itself?
what godly sorrow has produced in you: what earnestness
to clear yourselves, what indignation, what
concern, what readiness to see justice done. At
every point you have proved yourselves to be
innocent in this matter. Verse 11.
did John the Baptist say to the Pharisees and
Sadducees when he saw them come to his baptism?
when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees
coming to where he was baptizing, he said to
them: You brood of vipers! Who warned
you to flee from the coming wrath?
What did he
tell them to do?
fruit in keeping with repentance. Verse
There can be no true repentance without
reformation. Repentance is a change of mind;
reformation is a corresponding change of life.
God sent the Ninevites a warning message, how did
they show their repentance, and what was the
God saw what they did and how they turned from
their evil ways, he had compassion and did not
bring upon them the destruction he had
threatened. Jonah 3:10.
sinners to repentance?
do you show contempt for the riches of his
kindness, tolerance and patience, not realizing
that Gods kindness leads you toward
repentance. Romans 2:4.
He Came to Himself
And when he came to
himself, he said, How many hired servants of my
fathers have bread enough and to spare, and
I perish with hunger! I will rise up and go to my
father, and will say unto him, Father, I have
sinned against heaven, and before you, and am no
more worthy to be called your son: make me one of
your hired servants. And he rose, and came to his
father. But when he was a great way off, his
father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and
fell on his neck, and kissed him. Luke