Reflection On Repentance

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They interpreted this passage this way, “There are many people in the world, who still do not know Jesus. Therefore, Jesus is delaying His return so that all people will come to be saved.” I gently agreed with them, However, in order that they may see the whole point of the passage, I have asked them some questions such as, “To whom does Jesus refer the two phrases such as: ‘Patient towards you’ and ‘All should reach repentance’”? Thus, I explained to them that these two phrases clearly speak about us: “you refers to us that we should seriously repent of our sins. The defines repentance as: deep sorrow, compunction, or contrition for a past sin, wrongdoing, or the like.. Repentance practically means hating sin. It involves change of life. So, I told them that, if they genuinely accepted Jesus in their heart, then they should already be living their life in…show more content…
Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.” 8 (For his disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.) 9 The Samaritan woman said to him, “How is it that you, a Jew, ask for a drink from me, a woman of Samaria?” (For Jews have no dealings with Samaritans.)10 Jesus answered her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that is saying to you, ‘Give me a drink,’ you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water.” 11 The woman said to him, “Sir, you have nothing to draw water with, and the well is deep. Where do you get that living water? 12 Are you greater than our father Jacob? He gave us the well and drank from it himself, as did his sons and his livestock.” 13 Jesus said to her, “Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, 14 but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again.[b] The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” 15 The woman said to him, “Sir, give me this water, so that I will not be thirsty or have to come here to draw

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