A Cry For Justice

The following words about the inseparability of faith and repentance are taken from Brian Schwertley’s excellent article entitled , The Necessity of Sanctification: A Brief Refutation of the Carnal Christian Heresy, which can be read in its entirety at:

http://www.reformedonline.com/view/reformedonline/Sanctification.htm

“The idea that holiness is optional for believers is disproved by the Bible’s teaching on repentance. Repentance is never presented in Scripture as optional or for Israel only but is a vital element of the gospel message. “[A]nd that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem” (Luke 24:47). Christ emphasized repentance in His preaching (Mt. 4:17; Mk. 1:14, 15). He warned His disciples, saying, “Unless you repent you will all likewise perish” (Lk. 13:5). John the baptist (Jesus’ forerunner) emphasized the need for repentance (Mk. 1:4; Lu. 3:7-9). He told the Pharisees and Sadducees, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you to…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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