In a Midwestern church, the “cry room” is filled to capacity every Sunday without fail. As you enter the room, you see a large, framed sign hanging over a line of several cribs. It reads,
“Not all of us shall fall asleep, but all of us are to be changed.”
That line is a direct quote from First Corinthians, Chapter Fifteen, verse Fifty-one: “Not all of us shall fall asleep, but all of us are to be changed,” wrote the Apostle Paul.
Not all who come to church fall asleep, but how many who stay awake are really being changed?
How many really believe there is a need to change? How many understand that the Word of God they hear in this church is always, and without exception, a call to change?
We may be a little fuzzy on the meaning of repentance, but we can be sure that it involves much more than several small adjustments in our lives …
Repentance penetrates the…