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Repentance


1. What it is. Isa 45:22; Mt 6:19-21; Ac 14:15; 2Co 5:17; Col 3:2; 1Th 1:9; Heb 12:1,2.

2. Commanded to all by God. Eze 18:30-32; Ac 17:30.

3. Commanded by Christ. Re 2:5,16; 3:3.

4. Given by God. Ac 11:18; 2Ti 2:25.

5. Christ came to call sinners to. Mt 9:13.

6. Christ exalted to give. Ac 5:31.

7. By the operation of the Holy Spirit. Zec 12:10.

8. Called repentance to life. Ac 11:18.

9. Called repentance to salvation. 2Co 7:10.

10. We should be led to, by

a. The long-suffering of God. Ge 6:3; 1Pe 3:20; 2Pe 3:9.

b. The goodness of God. Ro 2:4.

c. The chastisements of God. 1Ki 8:47; Re 3:19.

d. Godly sorrow works. 2Co 7:10.

11. Necessary to the pardon of sin. Ac 2:38; 3:19; 8:22.

12. Conviction of sin necessary to. 1Ki 8:38; Pr 28:13; Ac 2:37,38; 19:18.

13. Preached

a. By Christ. Mt 4:17; Mr 1:15.

b. By John the Baptist. Mt 3:2.

c. By the Apostles. Mr 6:12; Ac 20:21.

d. In the name of Christ. Lu 24:47.

14. Not to be repented of. 2Co 7:10.

15. The present time the season for. Ps 95:7,8; Heb 3:7,8; Pr 27:1; Isa 55:6; 2Co 6:2; Heb 4:7.

16. There is joy in heaven over one sinner brought to. Lu 15:7,10.

17. Ministers should rejoice over their people on their. 2Co 7:9.

18. Should be evidenced by fruits. Isa 1:16,17; Da 4:27; Mt 3:8; Ac 26:20.

19. Should be accompanied by

a. Humility. 2Ch 7:14; Jas 4:9,10.

b. Shame and confusion. Ezr 9:6-15; Jer 31:19; Eze 16:61,63; Da 9:7,8.

c. Self-abhorrence. Job 42:6.

d. Confession. Le 26:40; Job 33:27.

e. Faith. Mt 21:32; Mr 1:15; Ac 20:21.

f. Prayer. 1Ki 8:33; Ac 8:22.

g. Conversion. Ac 3:19; 26:20.

h. Turning from sin. 2Ch 6:26.

i. Turning from idolatry. Eze 14:6; 1Th 1:9.

j. Greater zeal in the path of duty. 2Co 7:11.

20. Exhortations to. Eze 14:6; 18:30; Ac 2:38; 3:19.

21. The wicked

a. Averse to. Jer 8:6; Mt 21:32.

b. Not led to by the judgments of God. Re 9:20,21; 16:9.

c. Not led to, by miraculous interference. Lu 16:30,31.

d. Neglect the time given for. Re 2:21.

e. Condemned for neglecting. Mt 11:20.

22. Danger of neglecting. Mt 11:20-24; Lu 13:3,5; Re 2:22.

23. Neglect of, followed by swift judgment. Re 2:5,16.

24. Denied to apostates. Heb 6:4-6.

25. Illustrated. Lu 15:18-21; 18:13.

a. The Prodigal Son. Lu 15:17-19.

b. The Repentant Son. Mt 21:29.

c. Paul. Ga 1:23.

26. True-Exemplified

a. Israelites. Jdj 10:15,16.

b. David. 2Sa 12:13.

c. Manasseh. 2Ch 33:12,13.

d. Job. Job 42:6.

e. Nineveh. Jon 3:5-8; Mt 12:41.

f. Peter. Mt 26:75.

g. Zacchaeus. Lu 19:8.

h. Thief on the Cross. Lu 23:40,41.

i. Corinthians. 2Co 7:9,10.

27. False-Exemplified

a. Saul. 1Sa 15:24-30.

b. Ahab. 1Ki 21:27-29.

c. Judas. Mt 27:3-5.