Tag Archives: Repentance

Superior Freedom

Culture is downstream from the Kingdom of God, not the other way around. What this means is that our identity and influence first must come from Kingdom realities, which will then influence our culture. Yet, many followers of Jesus are … Continue reading

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Praying for our leaders means praying for freedom

Okay, the election is over. What should be our heart’s posture be as followers of Christ after what has transpired? What do we do when it appears our new President was elected by fraudulent means? We certainly can expose what … Continue reading

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How we walk in Freedom

In my post, “YOU were meant to live FREE!“, we started with this premise: “God does not deal with you according to what’s wrong with you but with what’s missing in your experience in Christ” (Graham Cooke). This must be … Continue reading

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Someone recently asked me if I preached repentance. I’m not sure why he asked this, but one thing I most definitely do is preach repentance! I’m all for it. Repentance is from the Greek word, μετάνοια (metanoia), which means to … Continue reading

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The door is open…are you?

Salvation is not about escaping something, it’s about finding Someone. It’s not about jumping through the hoops of religion, it’s about accepting an open invitation to something both strange and absolutely wonderful beyond our ability to imagine. Because of what … Continue reading

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Something to think about…

The Greek word, metanoeō (μετανοέω) is translated “repent” in English Bibles. This is unfortunate because that word implies a form of penance (“re-penance”). The word actually means to change your mind…or be “re-formed.” You cannot change your life through penance, but you can change your mind. And when you change your mind, God can … Continue reading

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Thoughts about repentance

Repentance is a classic example of where we think we know biblical terms when we actually may not. This is common with language in general. And sometimes we will even use a wrong word due to a prevailing cultural or … Continue reading

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