Posts Tagged ‘Acts 3:19’


So repent [change your inner self—your old way of thinking, regret past sins] and return [to God—seek His purpose for your life], so that your sins may be wiped away [blotted out, completely erased], so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord [restoring you like a cool wind on a hot day].

–Acts 3:19 Amplified Bible (AMP)

When I repent, I am turning from my sin–I am changing direction and going in exactly in the opposite direction. Repentance is a complete reversal–a u-turn.

In the turning from the sin, I am turning to something–to someone–to Jesus.

I am able to turn at any time to Jesus because He is always near.

When I turn, I run like a child to His open arms and He scoops me up.


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