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What are the various definitions of "Repentance"?

It has accurately been established that the word "repent" literally means to change one's mind or one's thinking. What the definition cannot mean solely is to "turn from sin". It ...
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Similarities and differences between Christian Mysticism and the Charismatic movement?

The kind of mysticism that Mike Riccardi wrote in the article you cited is a generic, non-specific, undiscerned and undisciplined metaphysical experience that has nothing to do with historic medieval ...
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What are the various definitions of "Repentance"?

In the question you asked previously, Is the Holy Spirit a necessary presupposition for repentance? my answer explained why only a biblical grasp of God's view of sin will enable a person to so repent ...
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What are the various definitions of "Repentance"?

Any consideration of repentance that asserts mere human moral ability apart from the ongoing grace through faith in the gospel by the enlightenment and enablement of the Spirit, needs to be repented ...
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What are the various definitions of "Repentance"?

I am quoting from the book 'The Beginning of the Gospel' Belmont Publications. The Meaning of Repentance The Greek word commonly translated repentance in the AV is metanoia. Meta means change. Noia ...
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What are the various definitions of "Repentance"?

Repentance means "change of mind". lit., "to perceive afterwards" (meta, "after," implying "change," noeo, "to perceive;" nous, "the mind, the ...
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Similarities and differences between Christian Mysticism and the Charismatic movement?

Some overlap but not fully. To understand how the Reformers and the Puritans opposed the fanatics, we must be clear. In their minds, at the root the following guide is helpful: Anything that makes a ...
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How do Latter-day Saints determine which manuscripts should be considered Scripture?

From Gospel Topics: Bible The Bible is the word of God. It is a witness for God and Jesus Christ. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are encouraged to study it and follow its ...
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