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Except Ye Repent
Dr. Henry A. Ironside

Dr. H. A. Ironside

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Book Contents

Repentance: Its Nature and Importance
The Book of Repentance
John's Baptism of Repentance
Christ's Call to Repent
The Ministry of Peter
The Ministry of Paul
Repentance Not to Be Repented of
Repentance From Dead Works
Repentance in the Apocalypse
They Repented Not
Does God Ever Repent
Impossible to Renew Unto Repentance
Repentance and Forgiveness
Hopeless Repentance
City-Wide Repentance
The Preaching That Produces Repentance
But Is Repentance Desirable


Fully convinced in my own mind that the doctrine of repentance is the missing note in many otherwise orthodox and fundamentally sound circles today, I have penned this volume out of a full heart. I hope and pray that GOD will be pleased to use it to awaken many of His servants to the importance of seeking so to present His truth as to bring men to the only place where He can meet them in blessing. That place is the recognition of their own demerit and absolute unworthiness of His least mercies and a new conception of His saving power for all who come to CHRIST as lost sinners, resting alone upon His redemptive work for salvation, and depending upon the indwelling HOLY SPIRIT to make them victorious over sins power in daily life.

The pages have been written during a busy summer, as I have gone from place to place trying to preach and teach the very truths herein emphasized. Most of the book was scribbled out in Pullman cars while speeding from one appointment to another. If there seems at times to be lack of continuity of thought, I hope the manifest defects of the treatise may not hinder the reader from getting the message I have endeavored to set forth as clearly as possible, under difficult circumstances.

I have not written for literary critics or for theological quibblers, but for earnest people who desire to know the will of GOD and to do it. And so I send forth this book, in dependence on Him who has said, "Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days." If He be pleased to use it to arouse some at least to a deeper sense of the importance of reality in dealing with souls, I shall be grateful.

Harry A. Ironside

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