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What are repentance and faith

repentance is godly sorrow for sin and turning away from it 2 Corint 7:10 For Godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of:but the sorrow of the world worketh death


what is faith

faith is belief and trust in god, this is evangelical faith. Hew 11:6 But without faith, it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to god must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.


What kind of duties are repentance and faith

repentance and faith are sacred duties


By whom are they wrought

They are wrought in the soul by the holy spirit


does faith save

faith does not save: it is the medium through which we are saved Eph 2:8 for by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God


why are repentance and faith necessary

repentance and Faith are necessary because without them salvation is impossible Mark 1:15 and saying, the time is fulfilled and the kingdom of god is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel


what are the elements of repentance

The elements of repentance are consciousness of sin, sorrow for sin, hatred for and turning away from sin


what is repentance designed to do

repentance is designed to convince the sinner of his guilt, danger and helplessness and point to him the way of salvation


When the sinner is thus convinced, what does he do?

When the sinner is thus convinced, he trusts in god with unfeigned contrition


to whom does he return

the sinner returns to god



because it is god's law which the sinner has violated


through whom does he plead for mercy

The sinner pleads for mercy through our lord and savior Jesus Christ


what does he do in this helpless condition

In this helpless condition he heartily receives the lord Jesus Christ as his prophet, his priest and his king, and relies on him alone for salvation.