Repentance is the activity of reviewing one’s actions and feeling contrition or regret for past wrongs, which is accompanied by commitment to change for the better. It is generally seen as involving a commitment to personal change and the resolve to live a more responsible and humane life.

How To Avoid Sins And Sincere Repentance

How Can We Avoid Sins, and How Can We Show Sincere Repentance? It is very important for our spiritual and emotional life to pay special attention to repentance, the greatest shelter against sins, in the following respects: Reaction to Sin One’s reaction to a sin that he or she has...

Atonement in Judaism

Atonement in Judaism Atonement in Judaism is the process of causing a transgression to be forgiven or pardoned. In the Hebrew Bible In the Hebrew Bible the idea of atonement (Hebrew כפּרת kaphoreth) is connected with “covering.” In Rabbinic Judaism In Rabbinic Judaism, atonement is achieved through some combination of ...

Repentance

Repentance is a change of thought to correct a wrong and gain forgiveness from a person who is wronged. In religious contexts it usually refers to confession to God, ceasing sin against God, and resolving to live a more responsible and humane life. It typically includes an admission of guilt,...

Repentance in Islam

>The word Tawbah (Repentance) in Arabic literally means ‘to return’. In an Islamic context, it refers to the act of leaving what God has prohibited and returning to what He has commanded. The subject of repentance is one which concerns all people who believe in God, and is central to...

Repentance in Christianity

Repentance is a theological term that describes a stage in salvation where the believer turns away from sin. As a distinct stage in the ordo salutis its position is disputed, with some theological traditions arguing it occurs prior to faith and the Reformed theological tradition arguing it occurs after faith....

Repentance in Judaism

Repentance in Judaism known as teshuva (Hebrew: תשובה‎, literally “return”), is the way of atoning for sin in Judaism.

Repentance, sincere penitence and turning to God in contrition

>Repentance means that one feels regret and filled with remorse for his or her sins turns to God with the intention to obey Him. According to truth-seeking scholars repentance signifies a sincere effort to no longer oppose the Divine Essence in one’s feelings thoughts intentions and acts and to comply...

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