I have not come to call righteous men, but sinners to a change of heart."
I tell you there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner whose heart is changed than over ninety-nine righteous men who have no need to change.
and do not yield your members to sin as the instruments of wickedness; but present yourselves to God as men once dead, but now living, and yield your members to God as the instruments of righteousness.
and saying, "The time has been completed and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent and believe the good news."
BRETHREN, if a man is surprised in some sin, you who are spiritual are to restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness, each looking out for himself to avoid being tempted.
So lay aside all that is vile and all that remains of malice, and receive with gentleness the implanted message which can save your souls.
Therefore, repent and turn about, that your sins may be wiped away and the gracious face of the Lord may bring times of refreshing,
So I tell you there springs joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner whose heart is changed."
All that I love I rebuke and discipline. Be earnest, then, and repent.
Treat the members of your earthly bodies as dead \'97 dead to unchastity, impurity, passion, evil desire, and avarice, which is idolatry.
Peter said to them, "Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
The Lord is not slow about what he has promised, as some think of slowness, but is long-suffering toward us, wishing not to have any perish but to have all come to a change of heart.
From that time Jesus began to proclaim and say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
Produce fruit fitting for a change of heart,
The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all men everywhere to change,