Sermon Notes 2022 01 16 PM

January 16, 2022 PM
Ken Bevel

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Repentance

 

Jonah 3:1-9

What does “repent” truly mean?

nacham – to sigh, i.e. breathe strongly; by implication, to be sorry (Job 42:6)

shuwb – to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again
(2 Chronicles 6:37)

metanoeo – to think differently or afterwards, i.e. reconsider (morally, feel compunction); repent (Matthew 3:2; 4:17)

Three principles:

  • Introduction of __
  • __ for the previous course, __ with self
  • Change of __

Who should repent and why does God require us to repent?

  • __ are called to repentance. (Acts 17:30)
  • When we repent, we receive __ of sins through Christ. (Acts 2:38; 3:19) When we repent, God is pleased.
  • When we refuse to repent, we are storing up __ against ourselves. (Romans 2:5)

What does it look like to truly repent?

  • True repentance causes us to __.
  • True repentance will intentionally place us in environments where we are consistently __, reading, and __ on God’s Word.
  • True repentance challenges us to evaluate the __.
  • True repentance calls for __.
  • True repentance produces __ in keeping with the Father.