TITLE: I Changed My Mind
TEXT: Luke 13:3
PROPOSITION: God requires all men to repent.
KEY WORD: Requirements
1. "Repent" is not a common word outside of church.
2. All must repent - alien sinners, Christians - ALL
3. Here are six requirements of repentance.
I. A change of mind about salvation.
A. Lost = spiritual poverty.
B. Whole condition is dependant on God.
II. A change of mind about the purpose of life.
A. Many think = "EAT, DRINK, AND BE MERRY"
B. Real purpose is to glorify God I Cor. 10:31
III. A change of mind about Sin.
A. Sin - deceives, lures, attracts
B. In reality - traps, snares, blinds, kills, hurts
IV. A change of mind about God.
A. Many - atheist, agnostic, just don't care
B. See God as - Wisdom, Light, Grace, Mercy, Truth
V. A change of mind about God's Son.
A. Man - Hero - Teacher - Wise Man
B. Son of God - God - Savior - Lord
VI. A change of mind about the Bible.
A. Hear a verse of Scripture and say, "So what?"
B. Listen to God talk to you.
Fruits of Repentance are:
1. Confession of sins.
2. Restitution as far as possible.
Humiliation over sins committed.
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