John said, "Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand." Matthew 3:4. Jesus repeated that phrase saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand." Matthew 4:18.
After the The Christian church was formed and well established Christ synmbolized His church in her forthcoming history by seven of the churhces in Asia Minor and said:
"Unto the angel of the churhc of Epheus: Repent." Revelation 2:1-5
"To the angel of the church of Pergamos: Repent." Revelation 2:12, 16
"Unto the angel of the church in Sardis: Repent." Revelation 3:1, 3
"Unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans: Repent." Revelation 3:14, 19
The Christian church was formed by a call to repentance. After it was formed during four of the seven periods or conditions symbolized by the seven churches, God calls upon her again to repent.
This repentance is connected with the cleansing of the sanctuary spoken of in Daniel 8:14, the three angel's messages of Revelation 14, and what is known in Seventh-day Adventism as "the 1888 message." Hence,
Bible Repentance: Path to Love
Chapter 1 — The Trial of God's Patience
Chapter 2 — Two Phases of Repentance
Chapter 3 — A Deeper Repentance That Pervades the Body
Chapter 4 — How Christ Repented of Sins He Never Committed
Chapter 5 — How Jesus Called the Jews to National Repentance
Chapter 6 — How the Jewish Nation Rejected Repentance
Chapter 7 — Christ's Call to the Church to Repent
Chapter 8 — How Can a Church of Millions of Members Repent?
Chapter 10 — Repentance: Path to Christlike Love
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