2. David’s Sorrow for His Great Sin
3. The Destructive Remorse of Judas
4. The Constructive Remorse of Peter
5. The Hopeless Remorse of the Lost
3:20 Even if we feel guilty, God is greater than our feelings, and he
2. David’s Sorrow for His
51:3 For I recognize my rebellion; it haunts me day and night.
3. The Destructive Remorse of
When Judas, who had betrayed him, realized that Jesus had been condemned
to die, he was filled with remorse. So he took the thirty pieces of silver back
to the leading priests and the elders. 4 “I have sinned,” he
declared, “for I have betrayed an innocent man.” “What do we care?”
they retorted. “That’s your problem.”
5 Then Judas threw the silver coins down in the Temple and went out and hanged himself.
4. The Constructive Remorse
26:75 Suddenly, Jesus’ words
flashed through Peter’s mind:“Before the rooster crows, you will deny three
times that you even know me.” And he went away, weeping bitterly.
5. The Hopeless Remorse of
1:25-28 You ignored my
advice and rejected the correction I offered. 26 So I will
laugh when you are in trouble! I will mock you when disaster overtakes
you— 27 when calamity overtakes you like a storm, when disaster
engulfs you like a cyclone, and anguish and distress overwhelm you. 28 “When
they cry for help, I will not answer. Though they anxiously search for me,
they will not find me.
will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, for you will see Abraham, Isaac, Jacob,
and all the prophets in the Kingdom of God, but you will be thrown out.
Outline is from
the Dixon Analytical Bible
Scripture is from
the New Living Bible courtesy of www.biblegateway.com
modified by HKM 09/19/2011