Quotes about repentance

People who love sin fear and sometimes weep over the consequences of sin. It is natural to hate pain. It is supernatural to hate sin. It is natural to love sin and supernatural to love Christ

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I grant you, one penitent thief was converted in his last hours, that no man might despair; but I warn you, only one was converted, that no man may presume.

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Repentance is the vomit of the soul

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Though sin dwells in the regenerate, yet it does not reign over the regenerate; they rise by repentance.

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The apostle John writes that if we confess our sins, God is “faithful and just and will forgive us our sins” (1 John 1:9). It doesn’t say that if we confess our sins, God forgives because he is merciful (though that is, of course, true). It says he forgives when we confess because he is just. In other words, it would be unjust of God t... read more


God has made me willing to do anything that I can do, consistent with truth, for the sake of peace, and that I might not be a stumbling block to others. For this reason I can cheerfully forego and give up what I verily believe, after the most mature and impartial search, is my right, in some instances. God has given me the disposition that, if t... read more


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