Repentance required for Christians

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Repentance required for Christians
2012-12-10 13:32:18
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Scriptures on Repentance
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  1. Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination?No! They were not at all ashamed,Nor did they know how to blush.Therefore they shall fall among those who fall;In the time of their punishmentThey shall be cast down,” says the Lord
    Jeremiah 8:12
  2. They hold fast to deceit,They refuse to return.6 I listened and heard,But they do not speak aright.No man repented of his wickedness,Saying, ‘What have I done?’Everyone turned to his own course,As the horse rushes into the battle.
    Jeremiah 8:5-6
  3. And the Lord has sent to you all His servants the prophets, rising early and sending them, but you have not listened nor inclined your ear to hear. 5 They said, ‘Repent now everyone of his evil way and his evil doings, and dwell in the land that the Lord has given to you and your fathers forever and ever. 6 Do not go after other gods to serve them and worship them, and do not provoke Me to anger with the works of your hands; and I will not harm you.’
    Jeremiah 25:4-6
  4. “Therefore say to the house of Israel, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD: “Repent, turn away from your idols, and turn your faces away from all your abominations.
    Ezekial 14:6
  5. “Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways,” says the Lord GOD. “Repent, and turn from all your transgressions, so that iniquity will not be your ruin.
    Ezekial 18:30
  6. Come, and let us return to the LORD; For He has torn, but He will heal us; He has stricken, but He will bind us up.
    Hosea 6:1
  7. “Now, therefore,” says the Lord,“Turn to Me with all your heart,With fasting, with weeping, and with mourning.”13 So rend your heart, and not your garments;Return to the Lord your God,For He is gracious and merciful,Slow to anger, and of great kindness;And He relents from doing harm.
    Joel 2:12-13
  8. In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, 2 and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!”
    Matthew 3:1-2
  9. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? 8 Therefore bear fruits worthy of repentance,
    Matthew 3:7-8
  10. From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
    Matthew 4:17
  11. But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’ For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.
    Matthew 9:13
  12. Then He began to rebuke the cities in which most of His mighty works had been done, because they did not repent
    Matthew 11:20
  13. “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty works which were done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
    Matthew 11:21
  14. The men of Nineveh will rise up in the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and indeed a greater than Jonah is here.
    Matthew 12:41
  15. Now after John was put in prison, Jesus came to Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, 15 and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.”
    Mark 1:14-15
  16. When Jesus heard it, He said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.”
    Mark 2:17
  17. And whoever will not receive you nor hear you, when you depart from there, shake off the dust under your feet as a testimony against them. Assuredly, I say to you, it will be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city!”12 So they went out and preached that people should repent.
    Mark 6:11-12
  18. There were present at that season some who told Him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 2 And Jesus answered and said to them, “Do you suppose that these Galileans were worse sinners than all other Galileans, because they suffered such things? 3 I tell you, no; but unless you repent you will all likewise perish.
    Luke 13:1-3
  19. I tell you, no; but unless you repent you will all likewise perish.
    Luke 13:5
  20. I say to you that likewise there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine just persons who need no repentance.
    Luke 15:7
  21. Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.
    Luke 15:10
  22. Take heed to yourselves. If your brother sins against you, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him. 4 And if he sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times in a day returns to you, saying, ‘I repent,’ you shall forgive him.”
    Luke 17:3-4
  23. “Thus it is written, and thus it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day, 47 and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
    Luke 24:46-47
  24. Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
    Acts 2:38
  25. Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,
    Acts 3:19
  26. Repent therefore of this your wickedness, and pray God if perhaps the thought of your heart may be forgiven you.
    Acts 8:22
  27. Truly, these times of ignorance God overlooked, but now commands all men everywhere to repent
    Acts 17:30
  28. “Therefore, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision, 20 but declared first to those in Damascus and in Jerusalem, and throughout all the region of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent, turn to God, and do works befitting repentance.
  29. Or do you despise the riches of His goodness, forbearance, and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?
    Romans 2:4
  30. Now I rejoice, not that you were made sorry, but that your sorrow led to repentance.
    2 Corinthians 7:9
  31. For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death.
    2 Corinthians 7:10
  32. lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and I shall mourn for many who have sinned before and have not repented of the uncleanness, fornication, and lewdness which they have practiced.
    2 Corinthians 12:21
  33. And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient, 25 in humility correcting those who are in opposition, if God perhaps will grant them repentance, so that they may know the truth, 26 and that they may come to their senses and escape the snare of the devil, having been taken captive by him to do his will.
    2 Timothy 2:24-26
  34. For you know that afterward, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, though he sought it diligently with tears.
    Hebrews 12:17
  35. The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.
    2 Peter 3:9
  36. Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and remove your lampstand from its place—unless you repent.
    Revelation 2:5
  37. Repent, or else I will come to you quickly and will fight against them with the sword of My mouth.
    Revelation 2:6
  38. Nevertheless I have a few things against you, because you allow that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, to teach and seduce My servants to commit sexual immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols. 21 And I gave her time to repent of her sexual immorality, and she did not repent. 22 Indeed I will cast her into a sickbed, and those who commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of their deeds.
    Revelation 2:20-22
  39. Remember therefore how you have received and heard; hold fast and repent. Therefore if you will not watch, I will come upon you as a thief, and you will not know what hour I will come upon you.
    Revelation 3:3
  40. As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Therefore be zealous and repent.
    Revelation 3:19
  41. Nevertheless the solid foundation of God stands, having this seal: “The Lord knows those who are His,” and, “Let everyone who names the name of Christ depart from iniquity.”
    2 Timothy 2:19