How to use Repent in a sentence
To live only so as not to do evil and not to have to repent is not enough.
First, "You must repent and feel true faith in God's mercy."
Even Satan must repent and live.'
I should never repent of giving myself wholly to you.
If any one is not, let him repent.Advertisement
He had cause to repent this later.
If you don't repent you will all likewise perish!
This step he was destined bitterly to repent.
I still bitterly repent the time I spent in Satan's service.
To repent means to turn from one direction in life to another.Advertisement
It contained a vigorous and severe attack upon the royal policy, and did not shrink from warning Henry with temporal punishment at the hands of the emperor and the king of France if he did not repent of his cruelties and return to the Church.
It is only fair to notice that while the latter, according to Defoe's more usual practice, is allowed to repent and end happily, Roxana is brought to complete misery; Defoe's morality, therefore, required more repulsiveness in one case than in the other.
I recollected myself and drove away that thought only when I found myself glowing with anger, but I did not sufficiently repent.
We shall truly and sincerely repent and turn from our sin, thanking Jesus that He is our Savior.
There was but one feeling in the British public and the nation as to the dishonest character of that unprovoked aggression, and it was foreseen that Austria would ere long have reason to repent her share in it.Advertisement
Together we repent the sin of perpetuating our division.
The court gave the argument short shrift, leaving the tenant to repent at leisure his having acted in haste.
So I am ashamed of all I have said and repent in dust and ashes.
All they do is demand money from us or force us to repent in jail !
We must repent of sin, or we cannot receive the blessings of salvation.Advertisement
The emperor soon began to repent of this cruelty, and when his remorse had been accentuated by the death of his wife in 818, he pardoned the followers of Bernard and restored their estates, and in 822 did public penance at Attigny.
We need to repent of the secular values we've already imbibed, and we need to be on guard against imbibing more.
So he is not referring to people who, when they sin, genuinely repent.
Savonarola addressed to the pontiff a letter of condolence, boldly urging him to bow to the will of Heaven and repent while there was yet time.
The greater part of what my neighbors call good I believe in my soul to be bad, and if I repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good behavior.Advertisement
All of us, members of ROCOR like anyone else, need to repent for sins.
Next Tuesday visitors to Freeport 's Shopping Outlet will be urged to repent their ' sins ' and become road safety ' saints '.
Now, talk about how when you accept Christ and repent your sins that he washes them away as though they never happened.
Cambon soon had reason to repent of that event, for he became one of those most violently attacked by the Thermidorian reaction.
It is sometimes proposed to view the canonical prophets as simple preachers of righteousness; their predictions of woe, we are told, are conditional, and tell what Israel must suffer if it does not repent.Advertisement
Who tonight needs to repent and throw off the sin that so easily entangles and run with perseverance the race marked out for you?
That Calvin was actuated by personal spite and animosity against Servetus himself may be open to discussion; we have his own express declaration that, after Servetus was convicted, he used no urgency that he should be put to death, and at their last interview he told Servetus that he never had avenged private injuries, and assured him that if he would repent it would not be his fault if all the pious did not give him their hands.'
So it is plain that nothing has happened and there is nothing to repent of, and Andrew can love me still.
When they reached the Myasnitski Street and could no longer hear the shouts of the mob, the count began to repent.
Bitterly did he blame himself and repent when repentance was of no avail.Advertisement
His first words are words of strength; " the time is fulfilled " - that is to say, all the past has been leading up to this great moment; " the kingdom of God is at hand " - that is to say, all your best hopes are on the point of being fulfilled; " repent, and believe the Gospel " - that is to say, turn from your sins and accept the tidings which I bring you.
Those whose stubborn persistence in error survived all these inducements to repent were sent into exile.
In the Apologeticum all mankind are exhorted to repent, in view of the approaching end of the world.
That I should repent on the morrow and rally myself on my over-wrought ecstasy never once entered my thoughts.
His system declared that holiness and sin are free voluntary exercises; that men act freely under the divine agency; that the slightest transgression deserves eternal punishment; that it is through God's mere grace that the penitent believer is pardoned and justified; that, in spite of total depravity, sinners ought to repent; and that regeneration is active, not passive, with the believer.Advertisement