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Negative Repentance

                                              Cast Your Cares © 2014 Debbie Turner Chaver s Repentance is normally a cleansing act of contrition. There is a desire to repair that which is broken. Yet, negative repentance is "As a dog returneth to its vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly." This is in reference to returning repeatedly back to a place of hurt. An example would be an offense administered by another to you. The vomit being the return, or the oral dissection of the wrong, or the thinking and mulling over of the wrong. Every time we turn to it, we are repenting of our deliverance from it. This negative repentance is a spirit of error and perverseness that seeks to cloud our judgement and steal our joy. Do not cast aside, the peace and freedom which God has granted in and through Christ Jesus to you. It is disobedient to dwell on that which is not pure, lovely, and of good report. We are to think on those things,the pure, the lovely. We are soldiers