Zechariah 1:3 NIV
Therefore tell the people: This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘Return to me,’ declares the Lord Almighty, ‘and I will return to you,’
by Pastor Herbert J. Purkett Jr
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Acts 3:19 states: Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out.
Repentance in the bible is a spiritual turning, a total about face from sin to the Savior. It is recognizing that our sin is offensive to God and responding with a change of heart.
Repentance can be shallow or deep, depending on the level of remorse and realization of the cost of our sins.
Repentance is an inward response, but it will produce outward fruit of obedience and holiness.
Repent in Hebrew is the word Shuv -
Turn Back to God: Repent and Return
Shuv was a well used word for the prophets. It was the core of the repeated message: Stop the way you are going and turn back to YHWH! If you continue on the bad path, no good will come of it: