The Meaning of True Repentance

The Titanic

The Titanic is one of the most famous disasters in human history that could have been avoided. It was a one of the best ships of its day with latest technology. Hailed unsinkable by its owners.

The Warning

Captain Smith received several warnings from various ships that there is icebergs ahead. The captain of the Titanic decided to go full steam ahead. The on 14 April at 11:40 (The Ships time) the Look out saw the Iceberg and alerted the bridge. They cut the engines and turned away from the iceberg. But it was to late.

So many times in our personal lives we receive warning about sin in our lives. But we ignore them. We have the right to do what we want, but we do not have the right to avoid the consequences of what we did. Many of us received warning of thing we did wrong but we never truly repent.

Meaning of repentance

It is the stop doing the wrong thing and start doing the right thing. It is like you want to travel to Mexico from Houston but you are driving north. Once you see the sign said you are traveling in the wrong direction you repent (Turn around and do the right thing). Repentance have an action