Resources by Topic: Sin & Repentance

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 →

The Truth About Sexuality

The Truth About Sexuality

Jackie avoided looking feminine and got into lesbian relationships. Then Christ transformed her. She discusses some of the important gender issues of our day. Read or Listen →

Spiritual Adultery

Spiritual Adultery

When we expect to stay close to God yet refuse to give up our sin, it’s like a mate caught in adultery acting like it’s no big deal. Read or Listen →

The Judgment of a Just God

The Judgment of a Just God

When God acts as judge, He is never unjust. His judgment follows mercy that has been refused. Gain a clear understanding of God’s justice. Read or Listen →

Belief and Behavior

Belief and Behavior

When sin is allowed to flourish in the church, two groups of people need to repent: those committing the sin and those tolerating it. Read or Listen →

Psalm 126, Day 3

Psalm 126, Day 3

When’s the last time you wept in church? You’ve probably cried tears of joy, but what about tears of repentance? Read or Listen →

An Unlikely Convert, Day 3

An Unlikely Convert, Day 3

When Rosaria Butterfield came to know Christ, everything in her life got very complicated. She faced open hostility as her lifestyle began to radically change. Read or Listen →

Have You Entered the Ark?

Have You Entered the Ark?

Doubt can be pretty convenient. If someone wants to live for himself and disobey God, he’ll probably ignore the evidence that points to God's salvation. Read or Listen →

Faithful Under Pressure

Faithful Under Pressure

Have you ever worked on a project that seemed to go on forever? It’s so hard to keep working when it seems like there’s no end in sight. 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 →

Are There Giants in Your Land?

Are There Giants in Your Land?

Terrorists. Crooked executives. Dictators. Sometimes it seems like the world is overwhelmed by evil men. But these are just men. They have no power against God. Read or Listen →

A Glimmer of Hope

A Glimmer of Hope

Maybe you've been hearing the story of Noah and the ark all your life. Get a fresh perspective—one that points you to the cross. 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 →

The Power of Confession

The Power of Confession

What activity will make you feel terrified and free at the same time? Confession will. Nancy tells you why this activity is so important. Read or Listen →

When Wants Are Seen as Needs

When Wants Are Seen as Needs

What happens when you mistake wants for needs? Paul David Tripp says one result is anger. Learn to avoid sinful anger by keeping wants and needs straight. Read or Listen →

You Can Be Free From Sin

You Can Be Free From Sin

When you play with fire, you risk getting burned. When you play with sin, you not only get burned but you singe everyone else around you. Read or Listen →

The Consequence of Lies

The Consequence of Lies

Blame shifting is almost as old as humanity itself. The very first two people didn’t take the blame for a huge catastrophe. Learn from their mistakes. Read or Listen →

Away from Temptation

Away from Temptation

Does God ever tempt you? If not, why would Jesus bother to include the line "Lead us not into temptation" in the Lord’s Prayer? 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 →

Not Just a Guy Thing

Not Just a Guy Thing

Lust isn’t just a guy’s issue. Both men and women face temptation. But it can take on different forms. Hear from Josh and Shannon Harris. Read or Listen →

Indulge Your Senses?

Indulge Your Senses?

Moral purity is possible, but not if we try to do things on our own. Find out where the power comes from to obey God’s Word. Read or Listen →

Trying to Quench a Thirst

Trying to Quench a Thirst

The Bible speaks to every situation you’ll face. ROH helps you apply God’s Word to your relationships, finances, schedule and every other part of life. 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 →

Faithful Under Pressure

Faithful Under Pressure

Have you ever worked on a project that seemed to go on forever? It’s so hard to keep working when it seems like there’s no end in sight. 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 →

A Time to Weep

A Time to Weep

Getting comfortable with sin is like being in a burning house. Those inside need a loud, immediate warning. 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 →

Lighting a Dark World

Lighting a Dark World

We see blatant sin gaining more and more acceptance. Do you ever wish you could go back to what seems to be an easier time? 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 →

One Vital Message

One Vital Message

The book of Revelation begins with messages to seven churches. In most cases, God says, “I have this against you.” 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 →

Dangerous Choices

Dangerous Choices

Sin always starts in the mind. We imagine what it would be like to give in to temptation before we actually do. T Read or Listen →

Holiness

Holiness

Would you like to see revival in your own heart? Nancy talks about the starting place. Read or Listen →

The Desensitization of Grey

There is absolute white. There is absolute black. But there is no such thing as absolute grey. The color grey has an infinite number of shades. Not just FIFTY. …

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My Haman Heart

We like to relate with Esther, the praying woman with great courage. But do we ever see ourselves with a heart like Haman's? …

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Lust: Not for Men Only

Invariably, one woman always waits to talk to me at an event until the bitter end, because she wants to confess something that makes her feel doubly shameful. …

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MISTER KITTY!!

Short of moving to a planet with no kitties, people, or other irritations, what’s to be done about this anger spewing out of us? …

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Prettying Up Our Sin

We hate, yet we call it dislike. We are rude, yet we call it having a bad day. We are brazen and full of pride, yet we call it assertiveness. …

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Simply Sinful

I was deep in thought when I bumped into the cardboard display and looked up to see in bold font: "Sinful Colors!" …

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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 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 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 →