John the Baptist shouted these words at self-satisfied religious leaders who had come out to see the spectacle of this weird prophet in the wilderness. What fruits are worthy of repentance?
One translator says that their conduct needed to be consistent with an abhorrence of sin. What does that mean?
In The Message Eugene Petersen says, “It’s your life that must change.” How would your life change if it expressed your abhorrence of sin? You don’t become a policeman for everyone else when you change your attitude toward sin. Your attitude is shaped by your relationship with Christ. What did Jesus do because of his abhorrence of sin?
One Sunday in a Bible class my teacher said, “Do fruit axiomatic of radical reorientation.” What did he mean?