Decision for Christ

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John the Baptist called on people to repent and believe the good news
().  Jesus did the same ().  They were calling for people to make a decision.  As Evangelicals we also call people today to make a decision to follow Christ.  This is right and good.

However the call to make a decision can sometimes be divorced from the gospel itself.  I was at a church meeting recently where the pastor called for people to make a decision for Christ.  There is nothing wrong with that in itself.  The problem was that he had not explained the gospel at all.  Not a word about sin, judgement, Jesus’ death, resurrection, atonement for Continue reading Decision for Christ

“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”

17 From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”