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Repentance is a true change of mind and heart about sin, resulting in a person turning away from sin and seeking to honor God.

Key Points:

  • “Repentance” is about turning away from your old life to follow Jesus.
  • Repentance is part of salvation.
  • Repentance produces a changed life.
  • Repentance continues throughout the Christian life.

Quote This:

Revelation 3:3 Go back to what you heard and believed at first; hold to it firmly. Repent and turn to me again.

See Also: Forgiveness, Repentance, Sin

Talk About It
  1. What is your initial reaction to this topic? What jumped out at you?
  2. Define repentance. How does this differ from mere remorse or regret?
  3. Read Mark 1:15. What is the relationship between repentance and faith?
  4. Do you think it is possible for someone genuinely to trust in Christ for forgiveness of sins without also sincerely repenting for sins? Why or why not?
  5. Read Acts 26:20. Explain the difference between repentance and the fruit of repentance.
  6. Read Revelation 3:3. Why is repentance an ongoing necessity in the Christian life?
  7. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the Faith 101 series.