The general principles, helpful word studies, and Biblical counsel of Pastor Jim’s article are extremely helpful.
There has been much to do about the whole Ergun Caner controversy: with what he have publically stated over the years, and whether or not he has “repented”, etc.
I won’t be pouring here the details and argue that he has lied, etc. I want to focus on what true remorse and repentance means. I think Christians who have exposed Caner want to see a true repentance because ultimately any offense Caner committed is against the LORD first.
TurretinFan has written on the topic of Ergun Caner and his apology HERE and HERE, and in light of that I thought it is important that the whole discussion must come to term with a biblical understanding of repentance and penance. That is the subject of this post.
LEXICAL AND EXEGETICAL CONSIDERATION
In considering the distinction between penance and repentance, it is sobering to consider the similarities and differences between Judas…
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