Repentance Doesn't Lead to Neutral

17 Jun

Here’s an excerpt from Jonathan Dodson’s blog on biblical, gospel-centered repentance.

Love Doesn’t Lead us to Neutral

In repentance, God’s loving leads to our turning. Turning from sin is turning to Christ. It’s not a hollow confession in the neutral zone of a no man’s land, where we are left drifting, unguarded only to drift back into the same sinful fray all over again. Love doesn’t lead us into neutral. It doesn’t overlook sin and leave us stranded in no man’s land. It confronts, calling us to the better land. To not settle for slums when there is a paradise to be had. This is the love of Christ—reproof and discipline—pouring out upon us, the church.

Click here to read the rest of this very helpful article.

[HT: Creation Project]

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