True  Repentance Lecture
Luke 15:17-20 “ I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against y...
1. What is Repentance? <ul><li>It is not a feeling but a decision of your will, followed by ordained action. </li></ul><ul...
2. Repentance from the Prodigal Son’s Perspective -Luke 15:11-32 <ul><li>This well-known prodigal son made an inner vow to...
A. The Son’s Attitude <ul><li>Four points that expressed his true repentance: </li></ul><ul><li>He stopped along the way t...
B. The Father’s Attitude <ul><li>The attitude of the Father: </li></ul><ul><li>He sees the son from afar. </li></ul><ul><l...
Conclusion <ul><li>Everyone who desires to have a relationship with the Father and enjoy His blessings must have experienc...
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  • Until the Holy Spirit, who works in us, to show us the magnitude of how sinful and wicked we really are, it is impossible to practice true repentance.
  • 3 true repentance

    1. 1. True Repentance Lecture
    2. 2. Luke 15:17-20 “ I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me like one of your hired men. So he got up and went to his father…”
    3. 3. 1. What is Repentance? <ul><li>It is not a feeling but a decision of your will, followed by ordained action. </li></ul><ul><li>Repentance (GK) – a change of mind. </li></ul>
    4. 4. 2. Repentance from the Prodigal Son’s Perspective -Luke 15:11-32 <ul><li>This well-known prodigal son made an inner vow to change his outer behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>It was the act of repentance that drove him to prove himself to God, himself, and all those who had been affected by his misbehavior. </li></ul>
    5. 5. A. The Son’s Attitude <ul><li>Four points that expressed his true repentance: </li></ul><ul><li>He stopped along the way to reflect on his present condition. </li></ul><ul><li>He renewed his mind & decided to ask for a second chance. </li></ul><ul><li>He decided in his own will to go back to his father. </li></ul><ul><li>He made the decision to confess his sins to his father. </li></ul>
    6. 6. B. The Father’s Attitude <ul><li>The attitude of the Father: </li></ul><ul><li>He sees the son from afar. </li></ul><ul><li>He is moved with compassion. </li></ul><ul><li>He ran to meet him. </li></ul><ul><li>He has a garment of righteousness prepared. </li></ul><ul><li>He restores the son’s authority. </li></ul><ul><li>He entrusts his son with the biggest ministry. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Conclusion <ul><li>Everyone who desires to have a relationship with the Father and enjoy His blessings must have experienced genuine repentance. </li></ul>
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