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Repentance is Transformational

Key Principle #4: Repentance (part 2)

11 Now as the lame man who was healed held on to Peter and John, all the people ran together to them in the porch which is called Solomon's, greatly amazed. 12 So when Peter saw it, he responded to the people: "Men of Israel, why do you marvel at this? Or why look so intently at us, as though by our own power or godliness we had made this man walk? … 19 Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord…” Acts 3:11-12, 19 Repentance Is Transformational When we are saved, we undergo a transformation. Peter had denied Christ only a few months earlier but now was boldly preaching in the temple. It’s more than just a change in our attitude or outlook on life. It is a total transformation of our mindset. When I was in school, there was a paddle that one of my teachers had (this was in the day when corporal punishment was not an optional choice to be made by the p…