Wednesday, June 22, 2011

06/22/11 - Confession/Repentence

As I've listened to Revive our Hearts the past couple of days I can't help but think of the concept of true confession and repentance in our Christian walk.

As Andrea Griffith has shared her testimony I think there are many in our churches who have the "I believe in Jesus as the Son of God" part down, but are lacking that "180 degree repentance and true confessions of sin" part.

They go through the motions, but have unconfessed sins that gnaw at their very souls. They are bitter, angry, unforgiving, and prideful. They lie, over exaggerate, and pretend. They don't obey the authority in their life, actually they despise that authority. They lack modesty in their hearts, and are deeply immersed in pornography or sexual relationships. Their bibles sit Monday to Saturday, untouched and if they were honest, they really don't get much from reading. Their prayer life is mostly short prayers of grace at dinner or when they tuck their kids in bed.

Yes, each Sunday they sing praise songs with full effort but their hearts far from truly bowing in full submission to the King and Lord. They've never understood those Christians who say, "God's Word jumps off the page to me." or "I just can't get enough of Him."

If you feel this describes you at all, please listen to Monday, Tuesday, and todays program of Revive our Hearts, I believe this could be life changing!

3 comments:

Lindsay said...

I'd like to listen to this. Are you talking about Revive Our Hearts radio? This week, the speaker is listed as Andrea Griffith, but the woman you mentioned was Angela. I think I'm in the wrong place on their website. Do you have a link to the program?

Heather Patenaude said...

Yes, you're right it is Andrea.

Heather Patenaude said...

You can listen on www.reviveourhearts.com