The Bible says a lot about repentance, and to help you better understand what biblical repentance is, here are the 16 best Bible verses about repentance found in Scripture.
But declared first to those in Damascus, then in Jerusalem and throughout all the region of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds in keeping with their repentance.
I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.
Correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth.
God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.
Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do the works you did at first. If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent.
For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death.
No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.
If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
When they heard these things they fell silent. And they glorified God, saying, Then to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance that leads to life.
Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?
The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent.
From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
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.
Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God, and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.
The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.
Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out.
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