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What is repentance and remission?
Added 08/18/2020, Edited 08/19/2020; 08/19/2021

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Definitions of repentance (reversal), repent (reconsider), remission (pardon) and law (principle) are identified with Strong's numbers and listed below these verses.

39 Verses:

Jonah 00037 3:10. And God saw their 4639 > works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do unto them; and he did [it] not.

Matthew 00938 26:28 (Jesus said) For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the 0859> remission (pardon) of sins.

Mark 00015 1:15 And (Jesus) saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent 3340> ye (reconsider), and believe the gospel (good news).

Luke 00245 5:31 - 32
5:31 And Jesus answering said unto them, They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick. 5:32 I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to 3341> repentance (reversal).

Luke 01144 24:45 - 47
24:45 Then opened he (Jesus) their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures, 24:46 And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: 24:47 And that 3341> repentance (reversal) and 0859> remission (pardon) of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

John 00092 3:16 - 17 (Jesus said)
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

John 3:20, (Jesus said) For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

John 00136 4:24 (Jesus said) God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

John 00709 16:27 (Jesus said) For the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God.

Acts 00064 2:38 Then Peter said unto them, 3340> Repent (reconsider), and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the 0859> remission (pardon) of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Acts 00092 3:18 - 19
3:18 But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled. 3:19 3340> Repent ye (reconsider) therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 00378 10:42 - 43
10:42 And he (Jesus) commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead. 10:43 To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive 0859> remission (pardon) of sins.

Acts 00402 11:18 When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted 3341> repentance (reversal) unto life.

Acts 00527 15:8 And God, which knoweth the hearts, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did unto us;

Paul shared the good news (gospel) to the men of Athens;
Acts 00624 17:24 - 32
17:24 God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands; 17:25 Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things; 17:26 And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation; 17:27 That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us: 17:28 For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his (Gods) offspring. 17:29 Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device. 17:30 And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to 3340> repent (reconsider): 17:31 Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead (Jesus). 17:32 And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: and others said, We will hear thee again of this matter.

Romans 00267 10:9 - 10
10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. 10:10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

Hebrews 00182 10:12 - 17
10:12 But this man (Jesus), after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God; 10:13 From henceforth expecting till his enemies be made his footstool. 10:14 For by one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified. 10:15 Whereof the Holy Ghost also is a witness to us: for after that he had said before, 10:16 This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my 3551> laws (principle) into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;10:17 And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more.

2nd Peter 00052 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to 3341> repentance (reversal).


(Hebrew - HW) works: 4639: ma`aseh mah-as-eh': from 6213; an action (good or bad); generally, a transaction; abstractly, activity; by implication, a product (specifically, a poem) or (generally) property:--act, art, + bakemeat, business, deed, do(-ing), labor, thing made, ware of making, occupation, thing offered, operation, possession, X well, ((handy-, needle-, net-))work(ing, - manship), wrought. HW 6213

(Greek - GW) remission 0859: aphesis af'-es-is: from 863; freedom; (figuratively) pardon:--deliverance, forgiveness, liberty, remission. GW 863

(Greek - GW) repent 3340: metanoeo met-an-o-eh'-o: from 3326 and 3539; to think differently or afterwards, i.e. reconsider (morally, feel compunction):--repent. GW 3326 GW 3539

(Greek - GW) repentance 3341: metanoia met-an'-oy-ah: from 3340; (subjectively) compunction (for guilt, including reformation); by implication, reversal (of (another's) decision):--repentance. GW 3340

(Greek - GW) laws 3551: nomos nom'-os: from a primary nemo (to parcel out, especially food or grazing to animals); law (through the idea of prescriptive usage), genitive case (regulation), specially, (of Moses (including the volume); also of the Gospel), or figuratively (a principle):--law.

See also,
Watch, Look Up, Pray.
Is faith a gift from God?
Acts of faith by works.
What is Faith?
How do I obtain everlasting life?
Have compassion and preach to those who cannot discern?
Does faith produce works?

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