Not too much is preached about repentance lately. As Christians, who are
saved, we need to repent. Confessing our sins to God. There are many
Scriptures that back this up. We need to repent.
You might say; "Well, I am saved by grace. What is the need for
repentance?" God calls us to repent. Our relationship with Jesus is not as
close as it could be, if we would only repent.
We still struggle with the flesh and want to do things our way but if we are to
live according to what the Bible says, we need to repent and let Jesus enable
us to live for Him. None of us are perfect and that is why we need Jesus in
our lives. He can make the wrong things right, as we allow Him to, in our
When we boast in our own self righteousness and say; "Oh, I am living for
the Lord. Oh, I do everything for Him. I, I ,I.......". Catch it? Watch the "I"
in everything you say and do.
Oh Christian, don't you realize that it is Christ who enables you to do the
things you do for Him? Don't allow pride to rule in your heart! It is Jesus
who helps us and keeps us. Christ liveth in me.
1Tim 1:12: And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for
that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry;
Phil 4:7: And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep
your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
2Thess 3:3: But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you
Jude 1:24: Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to
present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,
Phil 4:13: I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Eph 3:16: That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be
strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;
Romans 8:13: For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the
Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.
Romans 6:11: Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto
sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Gal 2:20: I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ
liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the
Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
Col 1:13: Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath
translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:
We all need to repent for none of us are perfect. We all need Jesus in our
lives to help us and enable us to live the Christian life. God forbid that we
should ever boast about "not sinning" because then it is pride that has set
into our hearts and we better get on our knees before God. We cannot walk
this Christian walk alone.
Jesus said in John 15:5 : "...Without me, ye can do nothing."
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