Tag Archives: repentance

253. Why is it that many people do not understand the things of God? How can we all help change the world for good? (Part 1 of 3)

The Serenity Prayer attributed to the American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, has these words, “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference.” I thought … Continue reading

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231. REPENTANCE. How do we pray expressing our repentance to God?

Having completed some articles on repentance I thought that it might be helpful to include some prayers that might help those who wanted to confess their sins to God in repentance. Such prayers don’t have to be expressions of brilliant … Continue reading

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230. Summary of My Recent Articles on Repentance

It may be in some churches around the world that if the preacher began the sermon with the word “Repent!” there would be quite different reactions or responses to it. There would be some who might think, “How rude. I’m … Continue reading

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227. REPENTANCE. Lessons from the writer to the Hebrews. A Personal testimony of a transformed life

He staggered out of the room in which we had just previously had lunch together. He was ashen faced and trembling violently! During lunch he had asked me a question from Hebrews 6. I had given him some sort of … Continue reading

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225.REPENTANCE IN THE MINISTRY OF THE EARLY CHURCH. St Peter’s messages remain a challenge to us today!

Peter preached repentance.  The early church began on the day of Pentecost with a challenging message by Peter the apostle. In a sermon designed not to ‘win friends and influence people’, he told them to change their ways! Not only … Continue reading

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224. REPENTANCE. As seen in the ministries of John the Baptist and of Jesus

Many years ago a famous writer A.W.Tozer penned a book with the title, “Worship, The Missing Jewel Of The Evangelical Church.” It was a challenging book and led to changes being made in church services and in church life and … Continue reading

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223. REPENTANCE. What is it?

Today many people around the world are saying that the church is dying. That may be so in some parts of the world, but in other parts of the world the church is growing rapidly. There may be many reasons … Continue reading

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222. REPENTANCE. The need to repent of sin. But what is sin? Gaining a little understanding from some New Testament words for sin.

There is something missing in some of the preaching in today’s world! It is the call for people to repent of their sin and turn to God for forgiveness and for His help to turn away from sin. As we … Continue reading

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221. REPENTANCE. Everyone needs to repent of sin to have victory over it. But just what is sin?

In the previous article we looked at what was involved in becoming a well-balanced Christian. One who is able to draw upon the Lord’s resources to become the person God wants one to be. Also learning to do the things … Continue reading

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220. Changing The World Through Believing Prayer! Helping people move from where they are, to where God wants them to be! (The audio of a sermon preached on 18th June 2017 refers to the diagram.)

How can you pray for people in a way that helps them move from where they are at the moment, to where they are open to receive all God has for them in His Son?  How can we help people … Continue reading

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