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REPENTANCE


REPENTANCE Six days before the Passover, Jesus arrived at Bethany, where Lazaraus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead.  Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor.  Meanwhile a large crowd of Jews found out that Jesus was there … Continue reading

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Consider


Consider We all know from experience that it is one thing to make a New Year’s resolution and it is quite another to keep it.  A little reflection tells us why this is so: it is much easier to think … Continue reading

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Repentance


Repentance What we are called upon to do in Steps Six through Nine is something called “repentance.”  Repentance is not a word most of us are very familiar with.  Nor is it a word we especially like when we do … Continue reading

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Objectives:


Objectives: •To explore the Sixth through Ninth Steps in order to understand the process of repentance. •To reflect on the grace of God and how it affects us. •To discuss the biblical view of repentance. Steps: •Six: Were entirely ready … Continue reading

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True abandonment of sin


Image via WikipediaTrue abandonment of sin.Spurgeon said: “There must be a true and actual abandonment of sin and a turning unto righteousness in real act and deed in every day life. Repentance, to be sure, must be entire. If thou … Continue reading

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Times of refreshing.


Image via Wikipedia Times of refreshing. How would you use Peter’s answer (vv. 38-40) to explain to someone what it means to become a Christian? What is required? What is promised?How has repentance and turning to God brought “times of … Continue reading

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Bring forth fruit.


Image by Lawrence OP via Flickr Bring forth fruit. In Matthew chapter 3, we are introduced to the first New Testament evangel, none other than John the Baptist. In verse 1 of chapter 3 it says, “Now in those days … Continue reading

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Humility.


Image via Wikipedia Humility. If you had seen yourself as God‘s willing servant this past week, what would have changed in your attitudes and actions? Where do you particularly want to work on this in the coming week? And finally, … Continue reading

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To obey God’s Laws will bring his help and support, to disobey will bring his curse (Deut. 11:26-32).


Image via WikipediaTo obey God‘s Laws will bring his help and support, to disobey will bring his curse (Deut. 11:26-32). How would you explain to a new Christian the goodness that comes from obeying God? What if we do not … Continue reading

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