Romans 2:4-5 | Or do you show contempt for the riches of his kindness, forbearanceand patience, not realizing that God’s kindness is intended to lead you to repentance? But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath against yourself for the day of God’s wrath, when his righteous judgment will be revealed.
"Repent," Peter said to them, "and be baptized, each of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit." Acts 2:38 ~The Bible #christianawesomeness #scripture #repentnow
In the Bible, the word repentance literally means “the act of changing one’s mind.” But true repentance is more than just feeling remorse, regret or feeling bad about your sin. Isn’t it turning away from sin? Sure! But it involves more than that. In its fullest sense, repentance involves a complete change in the heart and mind of a person resulting in radical and persistent pursuit of holy living and walking with God in obedience to His command.
The closer I draw to him the more I want to change things in my life that cause me to be out from under His covering - I can't keep doing the things that separate me from Him and expect Him to restore me ... Faith and action are the prerequisites
“Repentance involves a change of heart and a desire to forsake sin and serve God. It involves humbly yielding to the Spirit and submitting to God’s will. ... Repentance requires a sincere and lasting change of thoughts, desires, habits, and actions. It is a positive experience that brings joy and peace.” From 'Preach My Gospel: A Guide to Missionary Service.' ... Learn more lds.org/topics/repentance and #passiton. #ShareGoodness