Repentance and Sanctification

Series: Messages of Hope 2021

October 03, 2021
Ron Burtz

Repentance—a 180 degree turn from one's sin to the Savior—is an essential element in salvation, along with faith in Christ alone. However, repentance is also an ongoing discipline of the Christian life and part of our progressive sanctification. In this message we take a close look at 2 Corinthians 7 to learn about the kind of sorrow that leads to true repentance.

Episode Notes

Title: Repentance and Sanctification

Text: 2 Corinthians 7:8-13

Part 2 of a sermon preached 18 months ago.

Repentance: A 180 degree turn from sin to the Savior. It's about direction, not perfection.

Repentance and Salvation -

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Luther on repentance and the Christian life: “When our Lord and Master, Jesus Christ, said 'repent,' He called for the entire life of believers to be one of repentance.”

Godly Sorrow vs. Worldly Sorrow

Biblical examples of worldly and Godly sorrow: Judas & Peter

A homework assignment: Read and study Colossians 3:1-17. Write down the practical steps to living a life of repentance and spiritual growth.

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