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To repent is to turn away from the way things are and to turn towards the new.
At the end of 2012, the church's governing body, the General Synod, approved the limited trial, which is aimed at making the baptism service more acceptable to people who do not believe in a physical devil, sin or the need to repent.
He needs to repent for violating the constitutional separation of church and state.
Mohammad Said Ramadam al-Bouti called upon the Syrians who were involved in the events to repent and make their jihad consistent with religion.
Jonah is given a second chance and this time he does convince the people of Nineveh to repent.
Advani should repent over his design to politicise the Ram Janmbhoomi issue and use it as a vote bank.
Japanese Emperor Akihito should be willing to repent for his country's colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula if he is to visit South Korea, South Korean Prime Minister Chung Un Chan said Friday.
3 : freedom of action that is carried too far <Bitterly did she repent the license she had given her imagination.
As individuals, and perhaps as the church in our nation, there are sins we should repent for: rampant consumerism, idolatry in the form of greed and racism, and the failure to live as salt and light in the world around us.
We all need to repent of what we have done wrong and if those who have gone against the clear teaching of the Bible and the Church are willing to repent that would certainly change the situation.
Hebrews 6:4-6 avers that it is impossible for apostates to repent and return to the church.
Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the Jewish year, when Jews repent of their sins by fasting and praying.