God desires to bring about repentance so that we might be cleansed & not lose the blessings of salvation. This repentance may not be instantaneous but may take time spent in sorrow. Godly sorrow brings about repentance that brings new faith, deeds & zeal.
2 CORINTHIANS 7: 8-13 [GAINING PERSPECTIVE Series]
[Luke 24:44-49/ Matthew 26:75-27:5]
Near the close of Paul's missionary career the apostle summed up his preaching around two points, as "repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ"(Acts 20:21), These two,