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A.W. Tozer : EXCEPT YE REPENT

English: Micah Exhorts the Israelites to Repen...

English: Micah Exhorts the Israelites to Repent (Micah 7:1-20) Русский: Пророк Михей говорит Израильтянам об их беззакониях (Михей 7:1-20) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There are many compelling lessons to be drawn from the Scriptures and one of the clearest is that sinful and rebellious people can never be forced into repentance. The same act that may cause one person to repent and believe will cause others to hate and despise God! The same Bible sermon that brings the person to tearful submission at an altar of prayer will send others out with pride and a resolve to have their own human way. Students of the Scriptures are aware that the Old Testament prophets and the writing apostles of New Testament times foresaw and proclaimed God’s coming day of judgment-the consummate settling of accounts between the Sovereign God and his rebellious and sinful creation. How desperately we would like to believe that in the face of coming judgment, all lost men and women will cry out to God, but such will not be the case: “The rest of mankind that were not killed by these plagues still did not repent” (Revelation 9:20).

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14 responses

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    • Thanks for the link JR and God bless you!

      January 18, 2013 at 5:48 pm

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    January 19, 2013 at 11:08 pm

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  7. Great addition to our last blog, we put a link on it

    http://jesaja662.wordpress.com/2013/02/01/false-prophets-do-not-preach-repentance/

    February 1, 2013 at 5:16 am

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    • Thank you for the link cnhfaith and God bless you!

      February 13, 2013 at 11:18 am

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