1. Matthew 7:13-14
    1. Only two roads: Wide or Narrow.
    2. Only one road leads to life.
    3. Very few people find the road that leads to life.
  2. Luke 13:1-9
    1. The two options we have in life are to repent or to perish.
    2. God gives each person a “window of opportunity”. (II Peter 3:9)
    3. We are the unfruitful fig tree before we repent.
    4. He puts people in our lives to “dig around” and “fertilize” us with His Word.
  3. Matthew 5:29-30
    1. Repentance must be radical, not gradual.
    2. Must be willing to “cut off” things in our lives to keep us from sinning.
      1. Relationships (I Corinthians 15:33 – “Bad company corrupts good character.”)
      2. Commitments (Matthew 6:33 – “Seek first His Kingdom.”)
      3. Habits (Luke 9:23 – “Deny” yourself.)
  4. I Timothy 4:16
    1. Watch your life and doctrine closely.
    2. To save ourselves and our hearers.
    3. Repentance has to occur in life and doctrine.
  5. Acts 26:20
    1. Repentance isn’t just feeling sorry for what you’ve done.
    2. Greek word is “metanoia”
      1. Meta = “Change” or “transformation” (i.e. “meta” morphoses in English)
      2. Noia = “In the mind” (i.e. “para”-noia in English)
      3. Repentance is a decision that is proved by our actions.
  6. II Corinthians 7:8-11
    1. Godly sorrow and worldly sorrow.
    2. Only godly sorrow leads to life.
    3. Qualities of godly sorrow: earnestness, eagerness, indignation, alarm, longing, concern, and readiness.
  7. Acts 3:19
    1. Repentance is refreshing.
    2. Can’t dip your toe in.” Have to “jump in.”
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