Exodus 32:7-11,13-14; Psalms 51:3-4,12-13,17,19; I Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-32
Carved in wood over the door of a Church in Ohio, are the words, “Enter at your own risk.” Consider the meaning of those words:
When you seek to experience the Presence of God in Jesus Christ, it should be with the understanding that your life may never again be the same.
When you come into the Presence of the “True Light that enlightens all men” and seek answers to the growing, nagging questions about who you are and what you ought to be doing with your life, your life may be forever changed.
It has been said that nothing in the entire Biblical Message is more thoroughly resisted and rejected by modern man than its insistence on the need for repentance — the need for radical change. All the Biblical authors are agreed that repentance is the very first step into the fullness of our humanity. The Old Testament Prophets, without exception, preached repentance as the way of reestablishing the Covenant with God. As…