Verses About Repentance – Turn to God and Turn From Evil
Repentance means to turn to God and turn from evil. We humans have been corrupted by Satan for thousands of years, full of filth and corruption, often struggling painfully in sin. God has love and mercy for man. He was willing to be our sin offering, and nailed to the cross in order to redeem us from sin. Theonce said, “Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” (Matthew 4:17). The Lord Jesus spread the way of repentance, and hoped us to repent and confess before God sincerely, for only by shunning evil can we live a free and released life. Here’s a selection of verses about repentance to share with brothers and sisters, which will make us appreciate and His expectations of us.
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Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:
I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
I tell you, No: but, except you repent, you shall all likewise perish.
I say to you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repents, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repents.
Then Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Repent you therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord.
And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commands all men every where to repent:
2 Timothy 2:25
In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is long-suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
Remember therefore from where you are fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come to you quickly, and will remove your candlestick out of his place, except you repent.
Repent; or else I will come to you quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.
Remember therefore how you have received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore you shall not watch, I will come on you as a thief, and you shall not know what hour I will come on you.
As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.