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Monday, May 19, 2014

Pre-Rapture Commentary: What Happened to “Repentance?”

“I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.” (Luke 13:3, 5)

“Repentance (metanoia, ‘change of mind’) involves a turning with contrition from sin to God; the repentant sinner is in the proper condition to accept the divine forgiveness.” (F. F. Bruce. The Acts of the Apostles [Greek Text Commentary’ London: Tyndale 1952 p. 97)
I.                to change one’s mind, i.e. to repent
II.             to change one’s mind for better, heartily to amend with abhorrence of one’s past sins
Amend (II):
alter, adjust, modify, revise, improve, change, correct, make changes..........
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 Pre-Rapture Commentary: What Happened to “Repentance?”


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