Whatever wreck your life might be, however nightmarish your circumstances seem, Jesus is ready to embrace you.Continue Reading
Blog Posts on Repentance
Our entire lives repentance? Even if we sign off on this theologically, chances are that few of us make this the practical work of our Christian existence, at least not explicitly.Continue Reading
We need more Christians who will lead lives of repentance, for repentance always challenges pride.
If you're coming to God daily to confess to him how much you have sinned, you will find it hard to pretend that…
Confession of sin endears Christ to the soul. If I say I am a sinner, how precious will Christ's blood be to me! After Paul has confessed a body of sin, he breaks forth into a gratulatory triumph…
Part of our Christian confidence is that even when we fall into sin and experience God's Fatherly discipline, we will rise again. John Piper calls this "gutsy guilt":
To the fallen saint, who knows the darkness is self-inflicted and feels…
A vague bad feeling that you are a crummy person is not the same as conviction for sin. Feeling rotten is not the same as repentance.
This morning I began to pray, and felt unworthy to be talking to the…Continue Reading
491 years ago today, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg.
He wanted to debate the sale of indulgences with his fellow university professors. So he wrote in Latin.
But a nameless visionary translated the…Continue Reading