Posts Tagged ‘ Repent ’

VerseD: Acts 3:19

“Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be blotted out”

Acts 3:19, ESV

We have had a way of thinking that is contrary to God. We must turn to God and learn how to live and think in a godly,Christ-like way and ask for God’s forgiveness in Jesus Christ.

VerseD: Revelation 3:20

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

Revelation 3:20, ESV

Christ’s return is imminent. He calls to each of us to change, to live a life of love, sacrifice, and grace in His Name.

VerseD: Acts 2:38

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 2:38, ESV

We let God change our thinking about sin so that we do not want to sin, we believe in the saving work of Jesus, and we get baptized. This is how we become a Christian. It is the work of God by the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Matthew 5:3

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for   theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

Matthew 5:3, ESV

When you realize that you are hopeless on your own, guilty of sin and unable to save yourself, you can turn to the Savior.

VerseD: 1 John 2:15-16

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world— the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life —is not from the Father but is from the world.

1 John 2:15‭-‬16, ESV

Wanting to be like or do the same things as those who are not in Christ is loving the world. God has called the Church out of this world to be like Christ.

VerseD: Philippians 2:5

Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus
Philippians 2:5, ESV

This life is not about us. Life is about glorifying God and serving others with humble, sacrificial love.

VerseD: Isaiah 55:6-7

“Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord , that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.”
Isaiah 55:6‭-‬7, ESV

God has not abandoned us. We abandoned Him. We have until Christ’s return to repent of our sinfulness and put our faith in the One who has continued to seek after us.

VerseD: Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Romans 12:2, ESV

Unless you can admit you know little of how this world actually works and that your thinking and emotions are tainted by sin, it is impossible to discover God’s will. Let the Holy Spirit change your mind from worldly to heavenly.

VerseD: Zephaniah 2:3

Seek the Lord, all you humble of the land, who do his just commands; seek righteousness; seek humility; perhaps you may be hidden on the day of the anger of the Lord.
Zephaniah 2:3, ESV

God is returning in judgment. Sooner than we may think.
Be humble and realize your need for His salvation through Christ’s work and from breaking His commands, and you will escape His wrath.

VerseD: Romans 10:10

For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.
Romans 10:10, ESV

You cannot be made right with God without heart-change, without the way you think and act changing. With few exceptions, you are not a Christian if you never tell others of the faith in the One who changes you.