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Church Leaders Luncheon, Pensacola, FL

On November 10, we will be gathering church leaders for teaching, fellowship, and prayer at Mt. Zion Bible Church in Pensacola Florida. The meeting will begin at 12:00 pm and will conclude at 4:00 pm. Several church leaders including Scott Brown, Jeff Pollard, Malamulo Chindongo, Jason Dohm, Clarence Simmons will be delivering messages. Also note […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Distinction Between Wordly and Godly Sorrow

What is the distinction between worldly and godly sorrow? Carlton McLeod explains in this video that worldly sorrow is primarily concerned about the consequences of sin, getting caught, or the loss that results. Worldly sorrow is selfish in that it is only concerned about how sin makes you feel. Worldly sorrow is deceiving. We can […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Leads to True Repentance?

What leads to true repentance in the life of an individual? David Eddy explains in this video that real repentance requires the work of the Holy Spirit. The Reformers taught that man is wrong, in sin, and is spiritually dead. This contradicted the belief that man was basically good or neutral.  God uses different ways […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Who Is Qualified to be a Reformer?

Who is qualified to be a reformer? Anthony Mathenia explains in this video that any believer can be a reformer. A Christian, whether young or old, who has been changed as a result of regeneration and being indwelt by the Holy Spirit of God has a role to play in the reformation that is ongoing even today. All Christians […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Does a Heart for Repentance in a Church Look Like?

How should a church be working to reform itself according to Scripture? Gary Powers explains in this video that when a church begins the process of reformation, they begin to examine different aspects of the church service. They ask questions such as: “Does this align with Scripture?” “Why are we doing this?” Sometimes, the things […]

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Repentance: The Reformation Continues (Day 2)

               The second day of our National Conference consisted of many speakers boldly declaring what the Word of God has to say about the doctrine of repentance. Many of the messages focused on various accounts of God working mightily in the hearts of wicked sinners, bringing about true repentance […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Repentance Is Distinct from Good Works

What is the distinction between repentance and good works? Sam Waldron explains in this video that repentance is distinct and separate from the idea of good works. Though repentance will generally bring about good works because of a changed life, it is not repentance itself. Rather, they are merely fruits of repentance and a changed life. Ephesians […]

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Repentance: The Reformation Continues (Day 1)

In the first message of the conference, Scott Brown made it clear that repentance is a wonderful gift from God and is a gateway to joy. It manifests itself as a result of conversion and brings about a lifetime of increasing joy as the poisons of sin are drawn out through repentance. I believe this […]

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Can’t Make it to This Year’s Conference?

Join us live online for free by visiting the Repentance Live Stream Page! Each of our main sessions will be broadcast live and recorded for future playback. By registering for the live feed, you will also gain access to the saved videos which will be made available for 30 days following the conference.

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Fear of God Devotional: The Distinction Between Worldly and Godly Sorrow

What is the distinction between worldly and godly sorrow? Both worldly and godly sorrow could look the same on the outside. One could even shed tears and appear to be sorrowful but never truly repent. This sorrow would be rooted in the fact that they were found out or they feel guilty for what they have […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Makes a Person Repent?

What are the first movings of repentance in the heart of an unbeliever? Mike Davenport explains in this video that a sinner doesn’t see the idolatry of their heart and the severity of their own sins. A person who is dead doesn’t know he is dead. The Spirit must come and breathe upon us and […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Is Repentance Necessary For Salvation?

Is repentance necessary for salvation? Don Hart explains in this video that repentance does not produce salvation but that it is a necessary component of salvation. One who has faith and is truly a child of God must be a repentant person. This means that you have turned away from sin and have followed Christ. […]

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Fear of God Devotional: An Example Of False Repentance

What is an example of an individual displaying false repentance while claiming that he is truly repentant? Jeff Pollard explains in this video that there was a young man who fell into the sin of fornication and was discovered in his sin. He came to the elders and made a confession of what he had been […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Is Repentance Required For Salvation?

Is it possible to separate faith from repentance? Rob Ventura explains in this video that a sinner cannot be saved without them first believing on Christ and repenting from sin. That sinner will go to Christ by faith by turning his back on sin and repenting for them. They are always connected.   There are many […]

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