Such powerful reasons for repentance we have. This isn’t just some kind of moral teaching of man, that we have to be good and therefore we must repent. No, repentance renews within us the very foundations of the Christian faith.
The two commandments of love are united: love for God, completely, with all your being, and love for man completely, as you love yourself. They can’t exist one without the other, and together they create a Christian cross: vertical and horizontal.
Whenever we seek after something great, good, lasting, true, righteous, humanly, beautiful, holy, then we seek after the Face of God, we seek Christ – the Image of the Invisible God. Our people today are in this search.