Matthew 3:1-12

Christians often times get the word “Repentance” confused. They might think, as the world does, that Repentance is a one time act, a vow to God, an inner change that the Christian makes to better themselves. That to repent means to start to activate God’s blessings in your life, or to be the best you that you can be. Yet, this is all a false repentance. Check out this post on ArmourofChrist.org to see how John the Baptist and Jesus defines the Word “Repent”.

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False repentance is to die. Dead trees cannot being forth food fruit and therefore dead chaff is only good for burning. Yet, true repentance is life by faith. Faith is the gift of life given to you that always bears good fruit. This wheat, this living plant, is nourishes and living by the waters of baptism.

Matthew 3

1In those days, John the Baptizer came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying, 2“Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!” 3For this is he who was spoken of by Isaiah the prophet, saying, “The voice of one crying in the wilderness, make the way of the Lord ready! Make his paths straight!”(Isaiah 40:3) 4Now John himself wore clothing made of camel’s hair with a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey. 5Then people from Jerusalem, all of Judea, and…

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Concerning Christian Liberty; Chapter Four

Concerning Christian Liberty; Chapter Four Concerning Christian Libertyby Martin Luther (Public Domain) Justified by the Promise It is certainly true that, in the sight of men, a man becomes good or evil by his works; but here “becoming” means that it is thus shown and recognised who is good or evil, as Christ says, “By their …

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