Lordís Day 33 Themes and Divisions

 

C. Bouwman

 

The regenerated child of God must repent of his every sin

 

1.      Repentance requires sorrow for specific sins

2.      Repentance requires battle against all sins

 

Repentance from sin is imperative for salvation

 

††††† 1. Repentance involves new attitudes and actions

††††† 2. Repentance touches the emotions of the heart

 

W. Bredenhof

 

True repentance is a dying and a coming to life

 

These two elements continually express themselves in:

 

1.      Grief and joy

2.      Hating and loving

3.      Fleeing and living

 

C. Stam

 

The confession that true conversion leads to new life in Christ

 

This means:

 

1.      Godly grief over sin

2.      Godly joy in righteousness

 

B. Holwerda

 

Daily repentance from evil works to good works

 

This is daily repentance:

 

1.      From unbelief to belief

2.      From self-will to obedience

3.      From self-interest to Godís glory

 

T. Van Raalte

 

Our delight in Jesus Christ needs to come to expression by true repentance

 

1.      Our godly sorrow for sins expresses delight in Christ

2.      Our heartfelt joy for holiness expresses delight in Christ

 

R. H. Bremmer

 

The true conversion of the Christian

 

1.      The surprising approach

2.      The radical demand

3.      The glorious fruit

 

K. Wieske

 

God calls us to a life of true conversion

 

True conversion involves:

 

1.      The death of the old man

2.      The birth of the new man

 

W. Huizinga

 

You must truly be changed

 

1.      Conversion Ė Godís powerful act

2.      Conversion Ė an ongoing struggle

 

K. Dijk

 

Thankfulness and repentance

 

1.      Thankfulness in repentance

2.      Repentance in thankfulness

 

Repentance demands our good works

 

1.      Out of faith

2.      According to Godís law

3.      To his glory

 

Repentance is the new obedience of the covenant

 

1.      In the death of the old nature

2.      In godly conduct