Confession versus Commitment

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them inthe name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” – Matthew 28:19-20

We’ve all seen people who respond to the invitation at the end of the sermon, cry at the altar, then leave the church to return back to the life they led before. Some do this out of ignorance and others out of disregard. However, ultimately, this describes the religious experience of many who receive Christ at our altars.

The problem is that many times we, as mature Christians, fail to understand the difference between confession and commitment.

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