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					               How to Tell True Repentance – Worksheet for ________________
                          Here is a given outline so you can add your own notes.
I.    Repentance is one of the most wonderful themes in the Bible
II.   Only repentance can cut down on the reaping of sin’s consequences.
III.  To repent means, “to turn from sins.”
IV.   True repentance has characteristics that make it clear to be seen.
   A. Sin is against God’s order
   B. Sin is against God’s righteousness.
   C. Sin is against God Himself.
V.    Repentance is necessary for the lost to be saved.
          Here are questions to answer as you view the tape (the pastor has the answer key).
       1. How many times in the Bible is the word “repentance” used?
       2. The key to happiness is the measure of a person’s ___________________.
       3. Confession is saying, “____ __________ _________.” This achieves forgiveness.
       4. Repentance is doing a complete turn around in your ________, your _________, and your
          _________.
       5. Nothing will stop ________ the _______________________ of sin. Don’t ever get the ball
          rolling.
       6. ________________ ____________ _______________ is the only way to go.
       7. The changing of one’s __________ always results in the changing of one’s ___________.
       8. People today will not allow themselves to admit something is _____________, but true repentance
          cannot be achieved until they do.
       9. Two obvious signs of no repentance in a person claiming repentance are:
          _______________________ _________________________________
       10. True repentance creates a ______________________ in the _______________ of the one who
           repents.
       11. Any sinner who has any sense is eventually ____________________ he sinned.
       12. Being just _________________ is not enough.
       13. There must be _________________ for sin.
       14. Worldly sorrow is a mixture of ___________, __________, and _________ - __________
       15. True repentance is: __________-___________ and _______-__________.
       16. The number one person that is _______________ sinned against is ______________.
       17. Do all you can to uphold the _____________ of ________________.
       18. Rebellion is really against _____________.
       19. Three wrong things that happen to a person who is confronted with sin are that they will:
              a. ______________ ______________ or become defensive.
              b. ________ or become deceitful.
              c. The worst – find someone to _________________________ with them.
                               How to Tell True Repentance
                                        Answers:
1.  How many times in the Bible is the word “repentance” used? 105
2.  The key to happiness is the measure of a person’s repentance.
3.  Confession is saying, “I am sorry.” This achieves forgiveness.
4.  Repentance is doing a complete turn around in your heart, your mind, and your life.
5.  Nothing will stop all the consequences of sin. Don’t ever get the ball rolling.
6.  Radical True Repentance is the only way to go.
7.  The changing of one’s mind always results in the changing of one’s behavior.
8.  People today will not allow themselves to admit something is sin, but true repentance cannot be
    achieved until they do.
9. Two obvious signs of no repentance in a person claiming repentance are: Attitude is wrong. It is
    not true – true repentance is seen.
10. True repentance creates a revolution in the heart of the one who repents.
11. Any sinner who has any sense is eventually sorry he sinned.
12. Being just sorry is not enough.
13. There must be hatred for sin.
14. Worldly sorrow is a mixture of anger, pride, and self-pity.
15. True Repentance is: God-wrought and God-ward.
16. The number one person that is always sinned against is God.
17. Do all you can to uphold the name of Christ.
18. Rebellion is really against God.
19. Three wrong things that happen to a person who is confronted with sin are that they will:
        a. Justify themselves or become defensive.
        b. Lie or become deceitful.
        c. The worst – find someone to sympathize with them.

				
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