1. To whom is repentance to be preached?
“And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name among all nations,” Luke 24:47.
2. Who are called to repentance?
“I came not to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance,” Luke 5:32.
3. How is one to know he is a sinner?
“By the law is the knowledge of sin,” Romans 3:20.
4. Is this a universal rule?
“We have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin,” verse 9.
5. How are sinners convinced of sin?
“But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors,” James 2:9.
6. What part does the Holy Spirit act in this work?
“For if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. And when he is come, he will also reprove the world of sin,” John 16:7, 8, 13, 14.
7. What will be the inquiry of those who are thus convicted?
“Sirs, What must I do to be saved?” Acts 16:30.
8. What reply should always be returned to this inquiry?
“Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins,” Acts 2:38.
9. How will the convicted sinner be constrained to act?
“I will declare mine iniquity: I will be sorry for my sin,” Psalm 38:18.
10. What result will godly sorrow work?
“For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation,” II Corinthians 7:10.
11. What will any other kind of sorrow do?
“The sorrow of the world worketh death,” same verse.
12. What does true repentance involve?
“Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will ye die?” Ezekiel 18:31.
13. After repentance, how should one live?
“What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid. How shall we that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?” Romans 6:1-1.
14. Whose servant is he that committeth sin?
“He that committeth sin is of the Devil,” I John 3:8.
15. How does God regard the truly penitent?
“To this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at My word,” Isaiah 66:2.
16. What promise is made to those who confess their sins?
“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness,” I John 1:9.
17. By what are we cleansed from sin?
“The blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin,” verse 7.
18. Toward whom are we to repent?
“Repentance toward God,” Acts 20:21.
19. Toward whom must we exercise faith?
“And faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ,” same verse.
20. Does repentance generally precede faith?
“Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel,” Mark 1:14-15.
21. How will one show that he has truly repented?
“Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance,” Matthew 3:8.
22. What does the grace of God teach?
“For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world,” Titus 2:11, 12.