'Reform' in the Bible
"So now then, speak to the men of Judah and against the inhabitants of Jerusalem saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "Behold, I am fashioning calamity against you and devising a plan against you Oh turn back, each of you from his evil way, and reform your ways and your deeds."'
and saying, 'Reform, for come nigh hath the reign of the heavens,'
From that time began Jesus to proclaim and to say, 'Reform ye, for come nigh hath the reign of the heavens.'
Then began he to reproach the cities in which were done most of his mighty works, because they did not reform.
"Elijah was indeed to come," He replied, "and would reform everything.
and saying -- 'Fulfilled hath been the time, and the reign of God hath come nigh, reform ye, and believe in the good news.'
And having gone forth they were preaching that men might reform,
No -- I say to you, but, if ye may not reform, all ye even so shall perish.
No -- I say to you, but, if ye may not reform, all ye in like manner shall perish.'
and he said, No, father Abraham, but if any one from the dead may go unto them, they will reform.
'Take heed to yourselves, and, if thy brother may sin in regard to thee, rebuke him, and if he may reform, forgive him,
and if seven times in the day he may sin against thee, and seven times in the day may turn back to thee, saying, I reform; thou shalt forgive him.'
and Peter said unto them, 'Reform, and be baptized each of you on the name of Jesus Christ, to remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit,
reform ye, therefore, and turn back, for your sins being blotted out, that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,
reform, therefore, from this thy wickedness, and beseech God, if then the purpose of thy heart may be forgiven thee,
the times, indeed, therefore, of the ignorance God having overlooked, doth now command all men everywhere to reform,
but to those in Damascus first, and to those in Jerusalem, to all the region also of Judea, and to the nations, I was preaching to reform, and to turn back unto God, doing works worthy of reformation;
remember, then, whence thou hast fallen, and reform, and the first works do; and if not, I come to thee quickly, and will remove thy lamp-stand from its place -- if thou mayest not reform;
'Reform! and if not, I come to thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
and I did give to her a time that she might reform from her whoredom, and she did not reform;
'Remember, then, how thou hast received, and heard, and be keeping, and reform: if, then, thou mayest not watch, I will come upon thee as a thief, and thou mayest not know what hour I will come upon thee.
'As many as I love, I do convict and chasten; be zealous, then, and reform;
and the rest of men, who were not killed in these plagues, neither did reform from the works of their hands, that they may not bow before the demons, and idols, those of gold, and those of silver, and those of brass, and those of stone, and those of wood, that are neither able to see, nor to hear, nor to walk,
yea they did not reform from their murders, nor from their sorceries, nor from their whoredoms, nor from their thefts.
and men were scorched with great heat, and they did speak evil of the name of God, who hath authority over these plagues, and they did not reform -- to give to Him glory.
- Conversion, nature of
- Forgiving Yourself
- Giving, Of Time
- God's Blessings Are Near
- God's Forgiveness
- Gospel, Requirements Of
- Preaching, Content Of
- Repentance And Forgiveness
- Repentance, Importance Of
- Responsibility, To God