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46 Bible Verses about Repentance

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Acts 11:18

This statement of Peter's silenced his opponents. They extolled the goodness of God, and said, "So, then, to the Gentiles also God has given the repentance which leads to Life."

Luke 13:3

I tell you, certainly not. On the contrary, if you are not penitent you will all perish as they did.

Revelation 2:5

Be mindful, therefore, of the height from which you have fallen. Repent at once, and act as you did at first, or else I will surely come and remove your lampstand out of its place--unless you repent.

Revelation 3:3

Be mindful, therefore, of the lessons you have received and heard. Continually lay them to heart, and repent. If, however, you fail to rouse yourself and keep awake, I shall come upon you suddenly like a thief, and you will certainly not know the hour at which I shall come to judge you.

Matthew 21:32

For John came to you observing all sorts of ritual, and you put no faith in him: the tax-gatherers and the notorious sinners did put faith in him, and you, though you saw this example set you, were not even afterwards sorry so as to believe him.

Luke 24:46-48

and He said, "Thus it is written that the Christ would suffer and on the third day rise again from among the dead; and that proclamation would be made, in His name, of repentance and forgiveness of sins to all the nations, beginning in Jerusalem. You are witnesses as to these things.

Luke 5:31-32

But Jesus replied to them, "It is not men in good health who require a physician, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous to repentance, but sinners."

2 Corinthians 7:9

Now I rejoice, not in your grief, but because the grief led to repentance; for you sorrowed with a godly sorrow, which prevented you from receiving injury from us in any respect.

Luke 17:3-4

Be on your guard. "If your brother acts wrongly, reprove him; and if he is sorry, forgive him; and if seven times in a day he acts wrongly towards you, and seven times turns again to you and says, 'I am sorry,' you must forgive him."

Acts 3:18-19

But in this way God has fulfilled the declarations He made through all the Prophets, that His Christ would suffer. Repent, therefore, and reform your lives, so that the record of your sins may be cancelled, and that there may come seasons of revival from the Lord,

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

Now I rejoice, not in your grief, but because the grief led to repentance; for you sorrowed with a godly sorrow, which prevented you from receiving injury from us in any respect. For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, a repentance not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world finally produces death.

Luke 15:7-10

I tell you that in the same way there will be rejoicing in Heaven over one repentant sinner--more rejoicing than over ninety-nine blameless persons who have no need of repentance. "Or what woman who has ten silver coins, if she loses one of them, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and search carefully till she finds it? And when she has found it, she calls together her friends and neighbours, and says, "'Congratulate me, for I have found the coin which I had lost.'read more.
"I tell you that in the same way there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one repentant sinner."

Revelation 9:20

But the rest of mankind who were not killed by these plagues, did not even then repent and leave the things they had made, so as to cease worshipping the demons, and the idols of gold and silver, bronze, stone, and wood, which can neither see nor hear, nor move.

Revelation 16:9-11

And the men were severely burned; and yet they spoke evil of God who had power over the plagues, and they did not repent so as to give Him glory. The fifth angel poured his bowl on to the throne of the Wild Beast; and his kingdom became darkened. People gnawed their tongues because of the pain, and they spoke evil of the God in Heaven because of their pains and their sores, and did not repent of their misconduct.

Matthew 3:1-2

About this time John the Baptist made his appearance, preaching in the Desert of Judaea. "Repent," he said, "for the Kingdom of the Heavens is now close at hand."

Acts 26:20

but I proceeded to preach first to the people in Damascus, and then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judaea, and to the Gentiles, that they must repent and turn to God, and live lives consistent with such repentance.

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Divine » Divine Requirements » Spiritual necessities emphasized by Christ » Repentance

Luke 13:2-3

"Do you suppose," He asked in reply, "that those Galilaeans were worse sinners than the mass of the Galilaeans, because this happened to them? I tell you, certainly not. On the contrary, if you are not penitent you will all perish as they did.

Gifts from God » Spiritual » Repentance

Acts 11:18

This statement of Peter's silenced his opponents. They extolled the goodness of God, and said, "So, then, to the Gentiles also God has given the repentance which leads to Life."

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Repentance

Acts 11:18

This statement of Peter's silenced his opponents. They extolled the goodness of God, and said, "So, then, to the Gentiles also God has given the repentance which leads to Life."

Israel » Under the judges » Idolatry » King of moab » Repentance » Deliverance

the Joy of God over his people » On account of their » Repentance

Judgment » The certainty of, a motive to » Repentance

Acts 17:30-31

Those times of ignorance God viewed with indulgence. But now He commands all men everywhere to repent, seeing that He has appointed a day on which, before long, He will judge the world in righteousness, through the instrumentality of a man whom He has pre-destined to this work, and has made the fact certain to every one by raising Him from the dead."

Prayer » Accompanied with » Repentance

Repentance » What it is

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For when others speak of us they report the reception we had from you, and how you turned from your idols to God, to be bondservants of the true and ever-living God,

Hebrews 12:1-2

Therefore, surrounded as we are by such a vast cloud of witnesses, let us fling aside every encumbrance and the sin that so readily entangles our feet. And let us run with patient endurance the race that lies before us, simply fixing our gaze upon Jesus, our Prince Leader in the faith, who will also award us the prize. He, for the sake of the joy which lay before Him, patiently endured the cross, looking with contempt upon its shame, and afterwards seated Himself-- where He still sits--at the right hand of the throne of God.

Matthew 6:19-21

"Do not lay up stores of wealth for yourselves on earth, where the moth and wear-and-tear destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But amass wealth for yourselves in Heaven, where neither the moth nor wear-and-tear destroys, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your wealth is, there also will your heart be.

More verses: Acts 14:15 Colossians 3:2

Repentance » Repenting

Revelation 2:5

Be mindful, therefore, of the height from which you have fallen. Repent at once, and act as you did at first, or else I will surely come and remove your lampstand out of its place--unless you repent.

Repentance » Examples of » Ascribed to God (change of purpose)

More verses: Exodus 32:14 Jonah 3:9

Repentance » Examples of » Fasts proclaimed in connection with

More verses: 1 Kings 21:9

Repentance » Should be accompanied by » Shame and confusion

Repentance » Examples of » Job

Repentance » Jesus Christ coming to call sinners to repentance

Acts 5:30-31

The God of our forefathers has raised Jesus to life, whom you crucified and put to death. God has exalted Him to His right hand as Chief Leader and as Saviour, to give Israel repentance and forgiveness of sins.

Matthew 9:11-13

The Pharisees noticed this, and they inquired of His disciples, "Why does your Teacher eat with the tax-gatherers and notorious sinners?" He heard the question and replied, "It is not men in good health who require a doctor, but the sick. But go and learn what this means, 'It is mercy that I desire, not sacrifice'; for I did not come to appeal to the righteous, but to sinners."

Mark 2:16-17

But when the Scribes of the Pharisee sect saw Him eating with the sinners and the tax-gatherers, they said to His disciples, "He is eating and drinking with the tax-gatherers and sinners!" Jesus heard the words, and He said, "It is not the healthy who require a doctor, but the sick: I did not come to appeal to the righteous, but to sinners."

Luke 5:30-32

This led the Pharisees and Scribes of their party to expostulate with His disciples and ask, "Why are you eating and drinking with these tax-gatherers and notorious sinners?" But Jesus replied to them, "It is not men in good health who require a physician, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous to repentance, but sinners."

Repentance » Exhortation to

More verses: Hosea 14:1-3 Amos 5:4-6

Repentance » Conviction of sin necessary to

Acts 19:18

Many also of those who believed came confessing without reserve what their conduct had been,

Repentance » Answer to prayer

Repentance » Exhortations to

Repentance » The reward for not repenting

Luke 13:1-5

Just at that time people came to tell Him about the Galilaeans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. "Do you suppose," He asked in reply, "that those Galilaeans were worse sinners than the mass of the Galilaeans, because this happened to them? I tell you, certainly not. On the contrary, if you are not penitent you will all perish as they did. read more.
Or those eighteen on whom the tower at Siloam fell, do you suppose they had failed in their duty more than all the rest of the people who live in Jerusalem? I tell you, certainly not. On the contrary, if you do not repent you will all perish just as they did."

Revelation 2:1-5

"To the minister of the Church in Ephesus write as follows: "'This is what He who holds the seven stars in the grasp of His right hand says--He who walks to and fro among the seven lampstands of gold. I know your doings and your toil and patient suffering. And I know that you cannot tolerate wicked men, but have put to the test those who say that they themselves are Apostles but are not, and you have found them to be liars. And you endure patiently and have borne burdens for My sake and have never grown weary. read more.
Yet I have this against you--that you no longer love Me as you did at first. Be mindful, therefore, of the height from which you have fallen. Repent at once, and act as you did at first, or else I will surely come and remove your lampstand out of its place--unless you repent.

Repentance » The reward for repenting

Repentance » Pardon, for sin

Repentance » We should be led to, by » Longsuffering Of God

1 Peter 3:20

who in ancient times had been disobedient, while God's longsuffering was patiently waiting in the days of Noah during the building of the Ark, in which a few persons--eight in number--were brought safely through the water.

Repentance » Danger of neglecting

Matthew 11:20-24

Then began He to upbraid the towns where most of His mighty works had been done--because they had not repented. "Alas for thee, Chorazin!" He cried. "Alas for thee, Bethsaida! For had the mighty works been done in Tyre and Sidon which have been done in both of you, they would long ere now have repented, covered with sackcloth and ashes. Only I tell you that it will be more endurable for Tyre and Sidon on the day of Judgement than for you. read more.
And thou, Capernaum, shalt thou be exalted even to Heaven? Even to Hades shalt thou descend. For had the mighty works been done in Sodom which have been done in thee, it would have remained until now. Only I tell you all, that it will be more endurable for the land of Sodom on the day of Judgement than for thee."

Luke 13:3

I tell you, certainly not. On the contrary, if you are not penitent you will all perish as they did.

Luke 13:5

I tell you, certainly not. On the contrary, if you do not repent you will all perish just as they did."

Repentance » Who baptized with the baptism of repentance

Matthew 3:1-11

About this time John the Baptist made his appearance, preaching in the Desert of Judaea. "Repent," he said, "for the Kingdom of the Heavens is now close at hand." He it is who was spoken of through the Prophet Isaiah when he said, "The voice of one crying aloud, 'In the desert prepare ye a road for the Lord: make His highway straight.'" read more.
This man John wore a garment of camel's hair, and a loincloth of leather; and he lived upon locusts and wild honey. Then large numbers of people went out to him--people from Jerusalem and from all Judaea, and from the whole of the Jordan valley-- and were baptized by him in the Jordan, making full confession of their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he exclaimed, "O vipers' brood, who has warned you to flee from the coming wrath? Therefore let your lives prove your change of heart; and do not imagine that you can say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our forefather,' for I tell you that God can raise up descendants for Abraham from these stones. And already the axe is lying at the root of the trees, so that every tree which does not produce good fruit will quickly be hewn down and thrown into the fire. I indeed am baptizing you in water on a profession of repentance; but He who is coming after me is mightier than I: His sandals I am not worthy to carry for a moment; He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and in fire.

Acts 19:4

"John," he said, "administered a baptism of repentance, bidding the people believe on One who was to come after him; namely, on Jesus."

Luke 3:2-3

during the High-priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, a message from God came to John, the son of Zechariah, in the Desert. John went into all the district about the Jordan proclaiming a baptism of the penitent for the forgiveness of sins;

Repentance » Should be accompanied by » Faith

Matthew 21:32

For John came to you observing all sorts of ritual, and you put no faith in him: the tax-gatherers and the notorious sinners did put faith in him, and you, though you saw this example set you, were not even afterwards sorry so as to believe him.

Repentance » Should be accompanied by » Turning from idolatry

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For when others speak of us they report the reception we had from you, and how you turned from your idols to God, to be bondservants of the true and ever-living God,

Repentance » The wicked » Not led to by the judgments of God

Revelation 16:9

And the men were severely burned; and yet they spoke evil of God who had power over the plagues, and they did not repent so as to give Him glory.

Revelation 9:20

But the rest of mankind who were not killed by these plagues, did not even then repent and leave the things they had made, so as to cease worshipping the demons, and the idols of gold and silver, bronze, stone, and wood, which can neither see nor hear, nor move.

Repentance » Should be accompanied by » Humility

James 4:9-10

Afflict yourselves and mourn and weep aloud; let your laughter be turned into grief, and your gladness into shame. Humble yourselves in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt you.

Repentance » Neglect of, followed by swift judgment

Revelation 2:5

Be mindful, therefore, of the height from which you have fallen. Repent at once, and act as you did at first, or else I will surely come and remove your lampstand out of its place--unless you repent.

Repentance » Necessary to the pardon of sin

Acts 8:22

Repent, therefore, of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord, in the hope that the purpose which is in your heart may perhaps be forgiven you.

Repentance » Instances of » David, at the rebuke of nathan, the prophet, for his sins of adultery and murder

Repentance » Commanded by Christ

Revelation 2:5

Be mindful, therefore, of the height from which you have fallen. Repent at once, and act as you did at first, or else I will surely come and remove your lampstand out of its place--unless you repent.

Revelation 3:3

Be mindful, therefore, of the lessons you have received and heard. Continually lay them to heart, and repent. If, however, you fail to rouse yourself and keep awake, I shall come upon you suddenly like a thief, and you will certainly not know the hour at which I shall come to judge you.

Repentance » We should be led to, by » The chastisements of God

Repentance » Instances of » Ahab, when reproved by elijah for ahab's idolatry

Repentance » Instances of » Peter, because of his denial of jesus

Mark 14:72

No sooner had he spoken than a cock crowed for the second time, and Peter recollected the words of Jesus, "Before the cock crows twice, you will three times disown me." And as he thought of it, he wept aloud.

Repentance » Commanded to all by God

Repentance » Life

Repentance » Instances of » Saul, at the rebuke of samuel for not destroying the amalekites

Repentance » The wicked » Averse to

Matthew 21:32

For John came to you observing all sorts of ritual, and you put no faith in him: the tax-gatherers and the notorious sinners did put faith in him, and you, though you saw this example set you, were not even afterwards sorry so as to believe him.

Repentance » Should be accompanied by » Confession

Repentance » Instances of » Balaam, of his spiritual blindness

Repentance » True--exemplified

Matthew 12:41

There will stand up men of Nineveh at the Judgement together with the present generation, and will condemn it; because they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and mark! there is One greater than Jonah here.

Repentance » Given by God

Acts 11:18

This statement of Peter's silenced his opponents. They extolled the goodness of God, and said, "So, then, to the Gentiles also God has given the repentance which leads to Life."

2 Timothy 2:25

He must speak in a gentle tone when correcting the errors of opponents, in the hope that God will at last give them repentance, for them to come to a full knowledge of the truth

Repentance » Illustrated

Luke 18:13

"But the tax-gatherer, standing far back, would not so much as lift his eyes to Heaven, but kept beating his breast and saying, "'O God, be reconciled to me, sinner that I am.'

Luke 15:18-21

I will rise and go to my father, and will say to him, Father, I have sinned against Heaven and before you: I no longer deserve to be called a son of yours: treat me as one of your hired men.' "So he rose and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and pitied him, and ran and threw his arms round his neck and kissed him tenderly. read more.
"'Father,' cried the son, 'I have sinned against Heaven and before you: no longer do I deserve to be called a son of yours.'

Repentance » Should be accompanied by » Prayer

Acts 8:22

Repent, therefore, of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord, in the hope that the purpose which is in your heart may perhaps be forgiven you.

Repentance » Preached » By Christ

Repentance » Comfort

Repentance » Should be accompanied by » Conversion

Acts 26:20

but I proceeded to preach first to the people in Damascus, and then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judaea, and to the Gentiles, that they must repent and turn to God, and live lives consistent with such repentance.

Repentance » True--exemplified » Manasseh

Repentance » Instances of » israelites » Of their idolatry, when afflicted by the philistines

Repentance » Instances of » Judas

Acts 1:18

(Now having bought a piece of ground with the money paid for his wickedness he fell there with his face downwards, and, his body bursting open, he became disembowelled.

Matthew 27:3-5

Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He was condemned, smitten with remorse he brought back the thirty shekels to the High Priests and Elders and said, "I have sinned, in betraying to death one who is innocent." "What does that matter to us?" they replied; it is your business." Flinging the shekels into the Sanctuary he left the place, and went and hanged himself.

Acts 1:16

"Brethren, it was necessary that the Scripture should be fulfilled--the prediction, I mean, which the Holy Spirit uttered by the lips of David, about Judas, who acted as guide to those who arrested Jesus.

Repentance » Preached » By the apostles

Repentance » Condition of God's favor

Repentance » There is joy in heaven over one sinner brought to

Repentance » What works repentance

Repentance » Called repentance unto salvation

Repentance » Not to be repented of

Repentance » Godly sorrow works

Repentance » Should be accompanied by » Greater zeal in the path of duty

2 Corinthians 7:11

For mark the effects of this very thing--your having sorrowed with a godly sorrow--what earnestness it has called forth in you, what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing affection, what jealousy, what meting out of justice! You have completely wiped away reproach from yourselves in the matter.

Repentance » Instances of » Joseph's brothers, of their maltreatment of joseph

Repentance » Should be accompanied by » Turning from sin

Repentance » False--exemplified » saul

Repentance » Instances of » Pharaoh, of his hardness of heart

Repentance » Ministers should rejoice over their people on their

2 Corinthians 7:9

Now I rejoice, not in your grief, but because the grief led to repentance; for you sorrowed with a godly sorrow, which prevented you from receiving injury from us in any respect.

Repentance » The burden of the preaching » Of jesus

Repentance » False--exemplified » Ahab

Repentance » Instances of » The jews of the exile » After hearing the law expounded by ezra

Repentance » True--exemplified » israelites

Repentance » The wicked » Neglect the time given for

Revelation 2:21

I have given her time to repent, but she is determined not to repent of her fornication.

Repentance » By the operation of the holy ghost

Repentance » False--exemplified » Judas

Matthew 27:3-5

Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He was condemned, smitten with remorse he brought back the thirty shekels to the High Priests and Elders and said, "I have sinned, in betraying to death one who is innocent." "What does that matter to us?" they replied; it is your business." Flinging the shekels into the Sanctuary he left the place, and went and hanged himself.

Repentance » True--exemplified » David

Repentance » Illustrated » Paul

Galatians 1:23

They only heard it said, "He who was once our persecutor is now telling the Good News of the faith of which he formerly made havoc."

Repentance » Should be evidenced by fruits

Repentance » True--exemplified » Thief on the cross

Luke 23:40-41

But the other, answering, reproved him. "Do you also not fear God," he said, "when you are actually suffering the same punishment? And we indeed are suffering justly, for we are receiving due requital for what we have done. But He has done nothing amiss."

Repentance » True--exemplified » Peter

Repentance » Illustrated » The repentant son

Matthew 21:29

"'I will not,' he replied. "But afterwards he was sorry, and went.

Repentance » Illustrated » The prodigal son

Luke 15:17-19

"But on coming to himself he said, "'How many of my father's hired men have more bread than they want, while I here am dying of hunger! I will rise and go to my father, and will say to him, Father, I have sinned against Heaven and before you: I no longer deserve to be called a son of yours: treat me as one of your hired men.'

Repentance » Examples of » Josiah

Repentance » Examples of » Ahab

Repentance » The wicked » Not led to, by miraculous interference

Luke 16:30-31

"'No, father Abraham,' he pleaded; 'but if some one goes to them from the dead, they will repent.' "'If they are deaf to Moses and the Prophets,' replied Abraham, 'they would not be led to believe even if some one should rise from the dead.'"

Repentance » The wicked » Condemned for neglecting

Matthew 11:20

Then began He to upbraid the towns where most of His mighty works had been done--because they had not repented.

Repentance » Denied to apostates

Hebrews 6:4-6

For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once for all been enlightened, and have tasted the sweetness of the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit, and have realized how good the word of God is and how mighty are the powers of the coming Age, and then fell away-- it is impossible, I say, to keep bringing them back to a new repentance, for, to their own undoing, they are repeatedly crucifying the Son of God afresh and exposing Him to open shame.

Repentance » Instances of » Josiah, when he heard the law of God which had been discovered in the temple by hilkiah

Repentance » Instances of » Manasseh, when he was carried away captive to babylon by the king of assyria

Repentance » Instances of » When reproved by the prophet micah

Repentance » Instances of » israelites » In asking for a king

Repentance » Unavailing » To esau

Hebrews 12:16-17

lest there be a fornicator, or an ungodly person like Esau, who, in return for a single meal, parted with the birthright which belonged to him. For you know that even afterwards, when he wished to secure the blessing, he was rejected; for he found no opportunity for undoing what he had done, though he sought the blessing earnestly with tears.

Repentance » The sinner that repents

Luke 15:1-10

Now the tax-gatherers and the notorious sinners were everywhere in the habit of coming close to Him to listen to Him; and this led the Pharisees and the Scribes indignantly to complain, saying, "He gives a welcome to notorious sinners, and joins them at their meals!" So in figurative language He asked them, read more.
"Which of you men, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in their pasture and go in search of the lost one till he finds it? And when he has found it, he lifts it on his shoulder, glad at heart. Then coming home he calls his friends and neighbours together, and says, 'Congratulate me, for I have found my sheep--the one I had lost.' I tell you that in the same way there will be rejoicing in Heaven over one repentant sinner--more rejoicing than over ninety-nine blameless persons who have no need of repentance. "Or what woman who has ten silver coins, if she loses one of them, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and search carefully till she finds it? And when she has found it, she calls together her friends and neighbours, and says, "'Congratulate me, for I have found the coin which I had lost.' "I tell you that in the same way there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one repentant sinner."

Repentance » The present time the season for

Repentance » Christ came to call sinners to

Repentance » Promises to the penitent

Repentance » Instances of » Rehoboam, when his kingdom was invaded, and jerusalem was besieged

Repentance » Instances of » The prodigal son

Luke 15:17-21

"But on coming to himself he said, "'How many of my father's hired men have more bread than they want, while I here am dying of hunger! I will rise and go to my father, and will say to him, Father, I have sinned against Heaven and before you: I no longer deserve to be called a son of yours: treat me as one of your hired men.' read more.
"So he rose and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and pitied him, and ran and threw his arms round his neck and kissed him tenderly. "'Father,' cried the son, 'I have sinned against Heaven and before you: no longer do I deserve to be called a son of yours.'

Repentance » Instances of » israelites » In the time of asa, by the preaching of azariah

Repentance » Instances of » israelites » By the preaching of oded

Repentance » Examples of » The ninevites

Repentance » Unavailing » To israel

Repentance » Preached » By john the baptist

Repentance » The lord giving time for sinners to repent

Repentance » We should be led to, by » God, Goodness of

Repentance » Instances of » The woman who anointed jesus with oil

Luke 7:37-48

And there was a woman in the town who was a notorious sinner. Having learnt that Jesus was at table in the Pharisee's house she brought a flask of perfume, and, standing behind close to His feet, weeping, began to wet His feet with her tears; and with her hair she wiped the tears away again, while she lovingly kissed His feet and poured the perfume over them. Noticing this, the Pharisee, His host, said to himself, "This man, if he were really a Prophet, would know who and what sort of person this woman is who is touching him--and would know that she is an immoral woman." read more.
In answer to his thoughts Jesus said to him, "Simon, I have a word to say to you." "Rabbi, say on," he replied. "There were once two men in debt to one money-lender," said Jesus; "one owed him five hundred shillings and the other fifty. But neither of them could pay anything; so he freely forgave them both. Tell me, then, which of them will love him most?" "I suppose," replied Simon, "the one to whom he forgave most." "You have judged rightly," Jesus rejoined. Then turning towards the woman He said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I came into your house: you gave me no water for my feet; but she has made my feet wet with her tears, and then wiped the tears away with her hair. No kiss did you give me; but she from the moment I came in has not left off tenderly kissing my feet. No oil did you pour even on my head; but she has poured perfume upon my feet. This is the reason why I tell you that her sins, her many sins, are forgiven--because she has loved much; but he who is forgiven little, loves little." And He said to her, "Your sins are forgiven."

Repentance » Examples of » The prodigal son

Luke 15:21

"'Father,' cried the son, 'I have sinned against Heaven and before you: no longer do I deserve to be called a son of yours.'

Repentance » Examples of » The publican

Luke 18:13

"But the tax-gatherer, standing far back, would not so much as lift his eyes to Heaven, but kept beating his breast and saying, "'O God, be reconciled to me, sinner that I am.'

Repentance » Examples of » Peter

Mark 14:72

No sooner had he spoken than a cock crowed for the second time, and Peter recollected the words of Jesus, "Before the cock crows twice, you will three times disown me." And as he thought of it, he wept aloud.

Repentance » Preached » In the name of Christ

Repentance » What leads you to repentance

Repentance » Called repentance unto life

Acts 11:18

This statement of Peter's silenced his opponents. They extolled the goodness of God, and said, "So, then, to the Gentiles also God has given the repentance which leads to Life."

Repentance » Instances of » The ninevites, by the preaching of jonah

Repentance » Instances of » Hezekiah, at the time of his sickness

Repentance » Instances of » Jonah, after his punishment

Repentance » Instances of » The jews of the exile » Because of their oppressive usury

Repentance » Instances of » israelites » Under the influence of hezekiah

Repentance » Instances of » israelites » Of worshiping the golden calf

Repentance » Instances of » israelites » Complaints

Repentance » Examples of » Israel in ezra's time

Repentance » the Gift of the Holy Spirit

Repentance » Christ exalted to give

Repentance » Should be accompanied by » Self-abhorrence

Repentance » True--exemplified » Job

Repentance » Instances of » The ephesians, by the preaching of paul

Acts 19:18

Many also of those who believed came confessing without reserve what their conduct had been,

Repentance » Instances of » Achan, because of his theft

Repentance » Instances of » The disobedient son

Matthew 21:29

"'I will not,' he replied. "But afterwards he was sorry, and went.

Repentance » Instances of » The jews of the exile » At the dedication of the second temple

Repentance » Instances of » israelites » Rebuked » Angel

Repentance » Instances of » Jehoahaz

Repentance » Instances of » The jews, by the preaching of john the baptist

Repentance » Instances of » The jews of the exile » Because of their idolatrous marriages

Repentance » Instances of » The jews of the exile » By the preaching of haggai

Repentance » The burden of the preaching » Of john the baptist

Rulers' » Righteous » Instances of » King of nineveh » Repentance » Fast

Topics on Repentance

Conviction, Not Leading To Repentance

Matthew 27:3-4

Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He was condemned, smitten with remorse he brought back the thirty shekels to the High Priests and Elders

God, Repentance Of

Hebrews 6:17-18

In the same way, since it was God's desire to display more convincingly to the heirs of the promise how unchangeable His purpose was,

Repentance, Nature Of

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For when others speak of us they report the reception we had from you, and how you turned from your idols to God, to be bondservants of the true and ever-living God,