Word of the Day: Repent and Repentance
re-pent / ri-ˈpent
- to turn from sin and better oneself
To grieve over sin is one thing, to repent is another.
Frederick William Robertson, 1816-1853
- to feel regretful or contrite over past actions
To spend the night in anger is better than to spend it repenting.
re-pen-tance / ri-ˈpen-tᵊn(t)s
- the act of regretting past wrongs and turning from sin
From listening comes wisdom and from speaking, repentance.