Matthew 4:17 ESV
From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
The blessing we dread
For when I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long. For day and night your hand was heavy upon me; my strength was dried up as by the heat of summer. Psalm 32:3-4 Martin Luthers Ninety-Five Theses famously began, When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ sa...
4. John the Baptist and Jesus (Matthew 3:1-17)
Introduction A few days ago, my wife and I watched a special televised broadcast of Billy Grahams evangelistic campaign in Dallas, Texas, last Fall. There was some great music by Michael W. Smith and the Gaither Vocal Band. Then, when it came time for Billy Graham to speak, he wa...
Whatever Happened To Repentance?
Whatever happened to repentance? You rarely hear the word mentioned in most churches today even in Baptist, Pentecostal or evangelical circles. Pastors nowadays seldom call for their congregations to sorrow over sin to mourn and grieve over wounding Christ by their wickedness. ...
What do you think of when you hear the word repent? Maybe you think of
Five Elements of Repentance - Guidelines Devotional
(English) Dr. Harold J. Sala Series: Guidelines For Living Download Files
Turn Toward Good
hen people today hear the word repent, some think of angry protestors with Turn or Burn signs, hurling insults at passersby. But in the Bible, ...
What does the Bible say about repentance? What does it mean to repent?
What does the Bible say about repentance? What does it mean to repent? Why do I need to repent?
Getting the Gospel Right
I am amazed at some of the things that have been said and written in recent years about the gospel. I fear that in many circles a different message is replacing the good news of salvation. I'm not ta...
Jesus Is King
Jesus initiated His public life with a simple but stiff challenge to repentance (Matthew 4:17). It was actually a familiar messageidentical, in fact, to the message of John the Baptist, Jesus forerunner (Matt. 3:2). Both urged their listeners to repent, to change thei...
The Power of God's Word
It amazes me that God has ordained verbal proclamation as a primary way to bring