A Sunday School Lesson On Repentance

Here is a Sunday school lesson or Bible study on repentance from Scripture.The Time is Fulfilled Mark 1:14-15 “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.” When Jesus sent out the twelve disciples with the message “that people should repent” (Mark 6:12), this was new to them. They had always been taught to be strict adherents to the Law but we are … [Read more...]

Does God Forgive Everyone If They Repent?

Does God forgive everyone who repents? Are there exceptions? If so, what are they?Repentance is… Repentance in both the Old Testament and New Testament always means a turning away from and a forsaking of sins. This doesn’t meant that we won’t ever sin again (1st John 1:8, 10) but it does mean we’ll be turning away from it more often because we’re new creatures in Christ (2nd Cor 5:17). If you don’t confess your sin you are concealing it for “Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosp … [Read more...]

Does God Change His Mind?

Does God change His mind? Does it appear that He does in places in the Bible?Does God Change? Has it ever occurred to you that nothings ever occurred to God? God never needs changing, humans are always changing. Time changes us and everything around us but God is eternal and is not affected by time, therefore He never changes. God answered Job and all others skeptics of God who suggest God is less than good, by saying, “Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? Dress for a … [Read more...]

What Does Repent Mean In The Bible?

 Have you heard of the word repent in the Bible?  What exactly does it meant to repent? How can a person repent?What is Repentance?  The Greek word used in the New Testament for repentance is "metanoia" which means to have a "change of mind" so if someone repents, their mind has been changed in the sense of their desire is not toward sin anymore but their desire is to avoid sin and to seek to live a holy life.  God actually gives a person the ability to repent as "God's kindness is meant to … [Read more...]

What Is Repentance? Bible Definition of Repent and Repentance

What exactly is repentance?  Why is it so important?  Are the terms repent and repentance the same or are they different?What Repent Means The Greek word for repent in the New Testament is “metanoeo” which means “to change one’s mind” and this involves a turning from sin with contrition to God.  It’s like you headed out for a drive down the freeway but you went down the wrong way and were now headed in the wrong lane and the traffic was now coming straight at you.   You need to turn around a … [Read more...]