Resources by Topic: Sin & Repentance

A Warning to Heed

A Warning to Heed

We’re about to enter a season where we like to sing about peace on earth. But it’s easy to get discouraged when you look around and see no peace. Read or Listen →

Repentance

Repentance

A lot of us become pretty good at crafting nice-sounding apologies. But that’s different from true repentance. Read or Listen →

The Pharisee

The Pharisee

We read that Jesus went to dinner with Pharisees. And when He did, those Pharisees would criticize Jesus and try to trap Him. Why did He keep accepting? Read or Listen →

Relational Longings

Relational Longings

Unfulfilled longings can lead us to sinful discontentment. Janet Aucoin shows how to deal with unfulfilled longings by being filled up with Jesus. Read or Listen →

God's Patience

God's Patience

Do you ever get impatient with your kids? Just think of how patient God must be. He’s in charge of everybody on the whole planet. Read or Listen →

A Better World?

A Better World?

We are living in a time of incredible advances in technology. But does that really make a better world? An ancient story will give us perspective. Read or Listen →

A Door of Hope

A Door of Hope

Memories of failure haunt each of us. It might sound cliche, but God can use your failure as a launching place for effectiveness in His kingdom. Read or Listen →

No Private Sin

No Private Sin

Do you ever find yourself viewing prayer as a last resort? The thing you try when all the other books, programs, and advice fails? Read or Listen →

Finding True Rest

Finding True Rest

In a busy world, rest is a valued commodity. Vacation planners and drug companies promise to give you rest, but is it really something you can buy? Read or Listen →

Keep Me from Sin

Keep Me from Sin

Some behaviors, such as drug addiction, are not just sinful; they’re also taboo in the church. But it’s easy to get away with other types of sin. Read or Listen →

I Am a Worm

I Am a Worm

I am a worm and not a man. It sounds like a simple statement of humility, but Nancy points out this statement from the Psalms means so much more. Read or Listen →

Ready for Scrutiny

Ready for Scrutiny

The Pharisees of Jesus’ day appeared to be very holy, but Jesus saved His harshest words for them. Does that mean that holiness doesn’t matter? Read or Listen →

A Heavenly Audience

A Heavenly Audience

When you choose to do what’s right, your actions do not go unnoticed. Learn about the heavenly audience who observe the decisions you make. Read or Listen →

Why Was Eve Tempted?

Why Was Eve Tempted?

If you were in the Garden of Eden, would you have fallen for the serpent’s lies? The choices Eve faced are quite similar to temptations all of us face today. Read or Listen →

Sowing and Reaping

Sowing and Reaping

You may not be a farmer, but you’re still sowing and reaping every day. Nancy explains why it’s so important to be careful what you sow and reap. Read or Listen →

Revival and Repentance

Revival and Repentance

How large does a church need to get before it starts planting new churches? Henry Blackaby says this is the wrong question. He says obedience is what matters. Read or Listen →

Wake Up

Wake Up

Ten years ago tomorrow, our nation was reeling from news of school shootings in Littleton, Colorado. Read or Listen →

Battling Sin

Battling Sin

The law of the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus works in our lives, overcoming the pull, the gravity, the law of sin and death. Read or Listen →

I Repent

I Repent

Do you look at sin from your point of view or God’s point of view? Henry Blackaby says that question is crucial. Read or Listen →

Returning Home

Returning Home

We are grateful for independence, but when we try to gain independence from God, free to do things our own way, it causes a lot of trouble. Read or Listen →

An Urgent Plea

An Urgent Plea

Have you ever noticed that some people seem to feel more deeply than others? They’re more troubled by the bad things they see around them. Read or Listen →

The Role of Repentance in the Life of ...

Before standing to teach other women, you need to let God's Word affect you. Dr. Eric Mason explains the power of repentance in the life of a Bible teacher.

Eric Mason Before standing to teach other women, you need to let God's Word affect you. Dr. Eric Mason explains the power of repentance in the life of a Bible teacher. Continue Reading 

Free at Last!

God's Word promises that the truth will set us free. So why do many believers live in perpetual bondage to guilt and shame, especially in relation to their past? Andrea will share from Scripture and out of her personal journey, how the truth really can set us free from every emotional and spiritual chain.

Andrea Griffith Why do many believers live in perpetual bondage to guilt and shame, especially in relation to their past? The truth really can set us free. Continue Reading 

Ditch the Baggage: Marks of Genuine Repentance

Like an overloaded airplane, sin weighs us down and threatens our safety. Mary Kassian shows us that the God-given way to deal with unauthorized “baggage” is through repentance. In this message, she turns to Psalm 51 and shows us three marks of true heart change.

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian shows us that the God-given way to deal with unauthorized “baggage” is through repentance. Continue Reading