Most of us feel regret, to some extent or another, after we sin. Whether it’s being rude to a friend, fantasizing lustfully, envying a neighbor’s car, or gossiping, we all know the way our conscience pricks us in the aftermath. We often respond – rightly – with regret over our actions.
Then, having regretted our sin, we call it a day. We move on.
And a day, or an hour, or a minute later, we’re doing the same thing again.
Regret, as it turns out, is not the same as repentance. Read on, intrepid explorer →