Tag: repentance

  • Repentance is Not Behavior Change

    Repentance is Not Behavior Change

    You may or may not relate to the following hypothetical scenario: You are a believer and ascribe to the idea that repentance equals behavior change. You have a biblical understanding of what sin is, so repentance in your mind means “stop doing it,” whatever sin it is. Because genuine repentance is linked to behavior, you […]

  • #WCSK Episode 2.7b: Repentance

    #WCSK Episode 2.7b: Repentance

    What repentance looks like: Psalm 51 One of the best places to look to understand what repentance looks like is to analyze Psalm 51, where King David, a man after God’s own heart,[1] repents concerning his adultery with Bathsheba. Repentance relies on God’s mercy. The first thing David writes is, “Be gracious to me, O God, […]

  • #WCSK Episode 2.7a: Repentance

    #WCSK Episode 2.7a: Repentance

    Repentance refers to a spiritual turning away from sin. Repentance means much, much more than saying, “I’m sorry,” and to genuinely repent, you have to understand what the concept really means and have the motivation to change. Introduction In Mark 1:14–15, Jesus proclaims to all those who are present, “The time is fulfilled, and the […]