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repenting about repenting

Over at Faith and Theology, Ben Myers has posted a sermon by Kim Fabricius entitled “Repenting about repenting.” It is definitely worth the few minutes read.

You can read it on his blog here.

In Matthew’s Greek the word is metanoeite (3:2). The traditional translation is “repent”. The GNB paraphrases: “Turn away from your sins.” Eugene Peterson’s translation in The Message cuts to the chase: “Change your life” (today we might say, “Get a life!”).

But let’s pause for a moment and take a step back. Keep Reading…

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