Repentance without regret

I have known people who said, “I will become a follower of Christ once I am not so bad.” Look, if you feel bad, if you feel sorrow, for who you are or what you have done, then if that sorrow is from God, you will change and start following GOD. No regrets. No holding back. Sorrow that is according to the will of God will cause you to change your mind about God and to follow Him. Any sorrow which does not cause you to follow God is not according to the will of God – it is not godly sorrow. For sorrow that is according to the will of God produces repentance (change) that is without regret and leads to salvation.

2 Corinthians 7:8-10

8 For though I caused you sorrow by my letter, I do not regret it; though I did regret it—for I see that that letter caused you sorrow, though only for a while— 9 I now rejoice, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to the point of repentance; for you were made sorrowful according to the will of God, so that you might not suffer loss in anything through us. 10 For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: