What is another word for repentance?

196 synonyms found


[ ɹɪpˈɛntəns], [ ɹɪpˈɛntəns], [ ɹ_ɪ_p_ˈɛ_n_t_ə_n_s]

Synonyms for Repentance:

How to use "Repentance" in context?

1. It has become increasingly popular to talk about repentance these days. There is something refreshing about the healing power of repentance. It is the antithesis of addiction, a disease that we have all walked through. It means that we are willing to bring our disease to the foot of the Cross, to lay down our lives and to admit that we are not in control. In order to repent, we must first admit that we have sinned. We must humble ourselves before God and admit that we have wronged Him. It can be scary to come face-to-face with our sinfulness, but it is also freeing.

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