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Repentance involves Godly sorrow for sin, but also ALWAYS leads to action leading to holiness. God has called us to live distinct, holy lives to His glory. Are we living lives of repentance. The road to revival is marked by repentance.
Since the time of the Judges, Israelite men had married the heathen women of the area and adopted their heathen religious practices. The commandment against these interracial marriages was given early in the history of the nation, as a commandment from God to maintain the purity of the nations worship of Himself. Unfortunately, we see in Ezra that this commandment was not followed. Pastor Wood today reveals how as a result of this disobedience of the children of Israel affected their commitment to God. Pastor looks at how this affects the church and Christians today.
We take a short break in our Acts series to recast the vision that God has for our city, through the ActNow series. What does it look like to be truly broken for our city? We take a look at Ezra and see how he responds to the sin in the life of the people around him.
When we think of revival, we often only desire the fruit of revival in seeing people come to Christ and hearts opened to Him. But the Road to these Revival results is paved with the conviction and reconciliation of God's people. Are we willing to feel the weight of our sin so that we will feel the weight of God's grace. These are pavers on the road to revival.
What do we do when we find ourselves slipping over the edge into sin?