Both from the Old and New Testament.
Ps 51:1-10 KJV
1. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto
the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash me
throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. 3 For I acknowledge
my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me. 4 Against thee, thee only, have I
sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou
speakest, and be clear when thou judgest. 5 Behold, I was shapen in iniquity;
and in sin did my mother conceive me. 6 Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward
parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom. 7 Purge me
with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
8 Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may
rejoice. 9 Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities. 10 Create
in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.
Jer 8:5-7 KJV
5 Why then is this people of Jerusalem slidden back by a perpetual backsliding?
They hold fast deceit, they refuse to return. 6 I hearkened and heard, but they
spake not aright: no man repented him of his wickedness, saying, What have I
done? Every one turned to his course, as the horse rusheth into the battle. 7
Yea, the stork in the heaven knoweth her appointed times; and the turtle and the
crane and the swallow observe the time of their coming; but my people know not
the judgment of the
In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,
2 And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Matt 4:17 KJV
From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of
heaven is at hand.
Acts 2:38 KJV
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name
of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy
2 Peter 3:9 KJV
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but
is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should
come to repentance.
Rev 2:5 KJV
Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first
works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out
of his place, except thou repent.