11 Bible Verses On Repentance In Preparation For The Lord’s Coming

With the condition of our country and the world becoming more and more worse, we are called to have repentance and leave our sinful nature, so that we can enjoy God’s protection. As believers, we must confess our sins and repent to the Lord in tears, but if we do not stop sinning then we are not truly sorry to the Lord.

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Are those who willfully sin and not have a truly repentant heart able to enter the kingdom of heaven? Here are some Bible verses about repentance to help you achieve true repentance and have the assurance of entering the kingdom of heaven.

  • Mark 1:4 ESV

“John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.”

  • Acts 8:22 ESV

“Repent, therefore, of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, the intent of your heart may be forgiven you.”

  • Matthew 3:11 ESV

“I baptize you with water for repentance, but he who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.”

  • Revelation 3:3 ESV

“Remember, then, what you received and heard. Keep it, and repent. If you will not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come against you.”

  • Mark 6:12 ESV

“So they went out and proclaimed that people should repent.”

  • Ezekiel 18:32 ESV

“For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Lord God; so turn, and live.”

  • Ezekiel 18:30-32 ESV

“Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, declares the Lord God. Repent and turn from all your transgressions, lest iniquity be your ruin. Castaway from you all the transgressions that you have committed, and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! Why will you die, O house of Israel? For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Lord God; so turn, and live.”

  • Luke 17:3 ESV

“Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him.”

  • 2 Corinthians 7:9 ESV

“As it is, I rejoice, not because you were grieved, but because you were grieved into repenting. For you felt a godly grief, so that you suffered no loss through us.”

  • Luke 3:3 ESV

“And he went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.”

  • Luke 15:10 ESV

“Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”

Verse of the Day

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. — Ephesians 4:29 (NIV)

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