Moses was called by God, but Nehemiah volunteered. When he learned of the state of city of God, his heart was overwhelmed with sadness. But before he did anything whatsoever, he fell to his knees in prayer.
In it’s original meaning, the Greek word for repentance (metanoia) means to “change one’s mind.” It is the decision to do differently, not the state of being “sorry,” as is so often the case when someone is caught doing something wrong. In this lesson, Mike explores the truth of repentance, and details the difference between Godly sorrow and worldly sorrow.
In 2 Corinthians 5, Paul says that Christ’s love compels us – because we are convinced that Jesus is who he says he is. We become, Paul says, a new creation, transformed in our thinking and our perspective. That said, the real question is, what does that the love of Christ compel us to DO?
Jesus is the light of the world. The question is whether or not the world recognizes that light. In this lesson, Mike talks about the “Shekinah glory” of God and the way Jesus has represented the “light of the world” from the very beginning. When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I…