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Repentance

But what exactly is repentance? And why does it matter?

By definition, repentance is turning from sin. It is an acknowledgment that past ways have not been in line with God’s way of life, and a desire to live in the light. This is the way that God described repentance when He urged Israel to put away their sin and return to Him: “Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, declares the Lord GOD. Repent and turn from all your transgressions, lest iniquity be your ruin. Cast away from you all the transgressions that you have committed, and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit....

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