More Tim Keller, "All of Life is Repentance"

Martin Luther opened the Reformation by nailing “The Ninety-Five Theses” to the door of the Wittenburg Cathedral. The very first of the theses was: “Our Lord and Master Jesus Christ…willed the entire life of believers to be one of repentance.” On the surface this looks a little bleak! Luther seems to be saying Christians will never be making much progress in the Christian life. Indeed, pervasive, all-of-life-repentance is the best sign that we are growing deeply and rapidly into the character of Jesus.
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  1. Thanks, Matt. Will and I both really enjoyed this article. I was struck by the fact that I can boldly claim forgiveness because God is just. I think I often approach confession with “fear and trembling” before God. Often, it is my pride that says, “Will you forgive this again, God?” or “It’s not like me to mess up like this, but I did it again.” It is very much in my nature to sin, and it is because of God’s justice that I can claim His forgiveness based on Christ’s death.

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