Tagged Repentance

Repentance

What an old-fashioned word, so religious, so pious, so self-depreciating.  Does this word have meaning in our current society?   John the Baptist came with a message of repentance to make way for the Messiah.  ” ‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.’…Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River…. Produce fruit in keeping with repentance.” (Matt. 3: 2,6,8). “Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.  See what this godly sorrow