Repentance

Repentance is turning around to keep God's commands. God's commands are listed below.
The following are Jesus Christ's words as in John 14:21:
"Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them."
By repentance God loves you. He answers and fulfills your prayers.
Repentance means to be righteous. God answers the prayers of the righteous. James 5:16
Jesus loves you by how much you fight to repent. The greater the fight the more He loves you.

With repentance we are cleansed, with sin we get dirty. Isaiah 64:6
With repentance we unite with God, with sin we are separated from God. Isaiah 59:1-2
With repentance we are blessed by God, with sin we are cursed by God. Deuteronomy 11:26-28
With repentance we are healed, with sin we get ill. Leviticus 26:14-16
With repentance we obey God, with sin we obey Satan. Ephesians 2:2
With repentance we acquire wisdom, with sin we acquire selfishness. Wisdom of Sirach 1:26
With repentance we make miracles, with sin we make magic. James 5:16
With repentance we are free, with sin we are slaves. John 8:31-34
With repentance we win, with sin we lose. Deuteronomy 11:22-23
Repentance is life(rejuvenation), sin is death. Acts 11:18, Romans 6:23, James 1:15
Choose.

God's Ten Commandments explained for you
1. Love the Lord your God (Holy Trinity) with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength (all your being). Deuteronomy 6:5, Mark 12:30
2. Love your neighbor (friend, helper) as yourself. Mark 12:31
3. Have faith and hope in God. Galatians 5:6
4. Forgive others as God forgives your sins. Matthew 6:14
5. Love your enemies except those who repeatedly hurt you over a long period of time. Matthew 5:44
6. You shall have no other gods except the Holy Trinity: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Exodus 20:3
7. You shall not make and worship any idol. Exodus 20:4-5
8. You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain. Exodus 20:7
9. The seventh day of the week, Sunday, is blessed you shall do no work. Exodus 20:10
10. Respect and honor your father and mother, so that you may live long. Exodus 20:12
11. You shall not murder. Exodus 20:13
12. You shall not commit adultery (adultery: married person has sex with someone other than his/her wife/husband). Exodus 20:14
13. You shall not steal. You shall not buy, sell, receive or conceal items known to be stolen. Exodus 20:15, Leviticus 6:1-5
14. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. Exodus 20:16
15. You shall not desire what belongs to your neighbor. Exodus 20:17

God and You
16. You shall not permit a sorcerer(s) (magician, witch, spiritist, medium and any other child of Satan) to live. Exodus 22:18
17. Do not think or say the name of other gods except of the Holy Trinity. Exodus 23:13
18. Do not get angry, hate, revile, shout, doubt, loose your faith and/or patience with God. Leviticus 24:15-16
19. Attend Church (Sunday service) regularly with formal clothes, be attentive, go early and do not leave before the end of the Mass. Hebrews 10:25, Psalms 122:1
20. Pray regularly, privately, with attention, remembering God and others in your prayers. Say the Our Father prayer. Matthew 26:41
21. Confess that you are Christian. Matthew 10:32
22. Do not entertain sinful thoughts or desires rather pray ceaselessly: Lord Jesus Christ bless. Insert this prayer in your heart. Sinful thoughts: hopeless, sly(having or showing a cunning and deceitful nature), obscene(offensive or indecent, especially sexually), proud, condemnation, anxiety, envy, complaint, curiosity, suspicion, superiority, underestimation, self-righteousness, suicidal, adultery, fornication(sex without being married), murder, theft, covetousness(covetous:inordinate desire often for another's possessions), wickedness, deceit, lust(intense sexual desire), blasphemy, foolishness. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, Mark 7:21-23
23. Do not have sinful feelings. Sinful feelings: grudge, resentment, hatred, dislike, condemnation, envy, superiority, self-righteousness, pride, stubbornness, curiosity, gloat(feel pleasure on another's misfortune), ingratitude, grumble(complain or protest about something in a bad-tempered but typically muted way), stress, depression, sadness, fear, suicidal, guilt, covetousness, lust, bitterness, wrath. Ephesians 4:31-32
24. Read the Holy Bible and accept it. 1 Timothy 4:13, Joshua 1:8, Deuteronomy 6:4-9
25. Do not live a stressful, wanting life. Find happiness in Jesus Christ. Luke 12:22-31
26. You shall not have any involvement with the following:
satan, demon(s), witch/satan costume, atheism, occult, black or white magic, witchcraft, divination, sorcery, fortune tellers, astrology, seances, astral travel, voodoo, fire walking, clairvoyance, new age movement, tarot cards, feminist, mediums, color therapy, horoscope, crystals, acupuncturist, chiropractor, curandero or native healer, ouija boards, palmistry, levitation, lucky charms, asked for a spirit guide, automatic handwriting, christian science, gurus, spiritist churches, scientology, freemasonry, theosophy, rosicrusian, mormons, children of love, bahai, native religions, jehovah's witnesses, unity, christadelphians, religious communes, unification church (moonies), eastern star, job's daughter, oddfellow, shriner, daughter of the nile, rainbow girl, elk, demolay, fortune told by tea leaves - coffee cup - crystal ball, reincarnation reading, game dungeons and dragons, games of an occult nature using ESP - telepathy - etc, harry potter, practicing channeling, hypnotism, psychic healing or had psychic surgery, soul travel, water witching to find underground water, body piercing, sterilisation, polygamy(marriage that includes more than two partners), pagan religions, organizations of krishna, silva mind control, mind communication, mind control, success dynamics, school of practical philosophy, organizations of the guru sai baba, meditation, transcendental meditation, ayurveda (guru maharishi), yoga, karma, parapsychology, anthroposophia, white brotherhood, gnostic church, grammaton, aum center, surya center, ordo templi orientis, arithmologia(numerology), arithmosophia, arithmomanteia, eliphas levi, ananda marga, Eastern religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism(Zen, Tibetan), Islam, etc. Deuteronomy 18:10-12, Isaiah 47:13-15
27. Do not accept the writings of Edgar Cayce or any other New Age author. Acts 19:19
28. You shall not be involved in the writings of Nostradamus who was an astrologist and an occultist. Jeremiah 10:2, Daniel 2:10-12
29. Do not use and/or wear lucky charms, fetishes, amulets, or signs of the zodiac. Isaiah 3:18-21
30. Do not have any symbols of idols or spirit worship such as:
pokemon dolls, buddhas, idol carvings, tikis, totem poles, fetish objects or feather, native art, painted face masks, pagan symbols, kachina dolls, good luck kitchen witches, masonic regalia or memorabilia. Leviticus 26:1
31. Do not be involved in any other religion except Christian Orthodox. All the others are heretics. 2 Peter 2:1
32. Do not visit a shrine or temple of a non-Judeo-Christian religion. 1 Corinthians 8:5-6
33. Do not be "turned on" by: rock, rock and roll, rap, punk rock, heavy metal, new age music. Romans 12:2
34. Do not believe in premonitions such as Deja vu, Psychic sight.
35. Do not believe and/or discern dreams. Wisdom of Sirach 34:1-8
36. Pray and give thanks to God before meals. Acts 27:35
37. Take good advantage of time God has given you. Ephesians 5:15-17
38. When bad things happen in your life be patient. Romans 12:12
39. Praise and love God when things go bad because He trains you. Pray to God for help. Proverbs 3:11-12, Hebrews 12:5-6
40. Do not despair. Trust God that He will give you whatever you need. 2 Corinthians 4:8
41. Think of how many goods and services God is giving you. Appreciate and thank God and other people in what they are giving you. Psalm 103:2, 1 Thessalonians 5:18
42. Hate sinning. When you sin weep to God. Resolve to stop sinning. Leviticus 26:14-16
43. You shall not commit sins thinking I will later confess my sins.
44. Do not think that you are self-sufficient and do not need God. 2 Corinthians 3:5
45. Do not believe and not seek (believe blindly). Jesus' words are: Ask, and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. Matthew 7:7-8
46. You shall not imply or say that Jesus is a sinner like what is being done in the Jesus Christ Superstar rock opera. Jesus is not a superstar He is the almighty God and is sinless. Hebrews 4:15

You
47. You shall not believe in luck everything is done to God's will. Proverbs 16:33, James 4:13-15
48. You shall not believe in fate or destiny. Your future is in your hands. Pray to God. Romans 8:28
49. Do not cause damages by lighting fires. Exodus 22:6
50. Do not masturbate. Leviticus 15:2-3, Leviticus 15:16
51. Do not use sex toys.
52. Do not make any oath. If you make an oath keep it. Do not make an oath in a secret society. Matthew 5:34-37
53. You shall not make any tattoo or mark on you. Leviticus 19:28
54. Do not be cruel to animals. Whoever strikes an animal and it dies, let him compensate. Proverbs 12:10, Leviticus 24:18
55. Do not let your animals make damage. Exodus 22:5
56. You shall not commit sexual acts with animals. Exodus 22:19
57. Do not get angry or loose your temper. Keep your self-control. Be meek (calm, relaxed). Matthew 5:22, Matthew 5:5
58. Be a peacemaker. Matthew 5:9
59. Do your charitable deeds secretly. Matthew 6:3-4
60. It is lawful on Sunday to do good. Matthew 12:12
61. Keep the fasts and Holy Days prescribed by the Church. 1 Corinthians 7:5
62. Do not be greedy for anything. Proverbs 15:27
63. Do not show off. Matthew 23:23-24
64. Do not feel jealous of anybody and anything. James 3:14-16
65. Do not gloat (gloat: feel pleasure on another's misfortune). Proverbs 24:17-18
66. Be humble that is do not be proud (Proud is someone who feels pleasure or satisfaction at his actions, qualities, possessions. He has an unduly high opinion of himself). James 4:6, Luke 14:11, Proverbs 22:4
67. Ignore the pleasure you feel after you have had drinks, clothing, food, money, sex and glory.
68. Do not praise yourself. Do not boast. Proverbs 27:2, Jeremiah 9:23
69. When you are praised do not take the credit give the credit to God instead. Matthew 23:12
70. Do not be stubborn. Psalms 81:11-14
71. Do not be hypocrite (pretending to be virtuous). Matthew 6:5
72. Do not be very selfish. 2 Timothy 3:1-5, Philippians 2:3-4
73. Do not be bigot (fanatic, maniac for something). Jeremiah 29:26
74. Do not be perfectionist and megalomaniac (someone who has an obsessive desire to do things on a grand scale). Luke 10:40-42
75. Do not give into depression, self-pity or deprecating thoughts. Do not think of the past. Philippians 4:6-7, Philippians 3:13-14
76. You shall not commit suicide. 1 Corinthians 3:17
77. Do not expose yourself to pornography in magazines, TV, live sex shows, books, topless bars, X-rated movies, videos, internet porn and so on. Matthew 5:28
78. Do not have any addictions of the following:
alcohol, smoking, food, gambling, any games of chance, compulsive exercise, being a spendthrift, watching TV, using the computer, coffee, drugs(narcotics). 1 Corinthians 6:12
79. Be careful on what you see and what you hear. Psalm 101:3
80. Be efficient, honest and loyal on your job. Colossians 3:23
81. Do not forge (forge: make an imitation or copy of (a thing) in order to pass it off fraudulently as real). Do not violate copyrights. Exodus 20:15
82. Do not adore money and earthly goods (miser). Matthew 6:24, Matthew 6:19-21
83. Do not be over-ambitious and seek the glory of people rather seek the glory of God. Philippians 2:3
84. Do not be lazy and ignorant. Proverbs 13:4
85. Do not be coward. Be strong and courageous. Revelation 21:8, Deuteronomy 31:6
86. Do not delay or postpone something. Proverbs 18:9
87. Be punctual. Proverbs 20:4
88. Do not drive dangerously or recklessly or under the influence of alcohol.
89. Listen to your good conscience. Romans 2:15-16
90. Fight lust(intense sexual desire) with prayer, wakefulness, fasting, charity, reading the Bible. Galatians 5:16-17
91. When you sin do not despair, every human is a sinner. 2 Corinthians 4:8-9
92. Pray to the mother of God, Virgin Mary, she is merciful. Luke 1:46-48

You and others
93. Correct your neighbor when he sins. Matthew 18:15-17
94. Show compassion to your neighbor when he is sorry and congratulate him when he is in happiness. Ephesians 4:32
95. You shall not tempt others. For example do not provoke with what you wear or do not wear. Romans 14:13
96. You shall fulfill the last wish of your parents before they die. Exodus 20:12
97. You shall not kidnap another person. Exodus 21:16
98. You shall not hit another person except for defense. Matthew 5:39
99. You shall love foreigners as yourselves. You shall have no racial prejudice. Leviticus 19:34
100. You shall help and not take advantage of the needy, the sick, the blind, the elderly, the handicapped, the poor, the widows, the orphans and the Church. Matthew 25:34-40
101. Repay your debts. Do not delay the payment when you owe to the needy. Romans 13:7
102. You shall not tell or convince someone to leave Christianity. Galatians 1:6-10
103. You shall not spread false news. Exodus 23:1
104. You shall not follow a crowd to do evil; nor join with them, so as to turn aside with the majority to pervert justice. Exodus 23:2
105. You shall not give or take any bribe. Exodus 23:8
106. You shall not deal falsely. You shall not lend at excessively high interest (usury). Leviticus 19:11
107. You shall keep your promises. Numbers 30:2-9
108. Do not have any connection with unjust legal proceedings. Proverbs 25:8
109. Do not change your neighbor's boundaries to cheat him. Deuteronomy 19:14
110. Do not treat unfairly your employees. Deuteronomy 24:14-15
111. Do not ask your employees to work on Sunday. Exodus 20:10
112. You shall not think or make homosexual love. Leviticus 18:22, Leviticus 20:13
113. You shall not molest or rape anyone. Deuteronomy 22:25-27
114. You shall not have sex during the menstrual period of a woman. Leviticus 18:19
115. Do not commit fornication (unmarried person has sex). Deuteronomy 22:13-21
116. You shall not be a prostitute (male or female). Deuteronomy 23:17-18
117. Do not look and lust for another person unless you are interested in getting married with him/her. Matthew 5:28
118. You shall not flirt, commit impure acts and/or make love to a married person. 1 Corinthians 6:18
119. You shall not socialize with someone who is married of your opposite sex. Wisdom of Sirach 9:9
120. You shall not think or commit any sexual act with a child. Matthew 18:6
121. Do not wrong others. Numbers 5:6
122. Do not cheat. Leviticus 6:1-4
123. Do not be the cause of someone to get hurt. If you hurt somebody sooth him. Do not hinder his recovery. Romans 12:18-20, 2 Corinthians 1:3-4
124. If you are ill do not transmit the disease to other people.
125. Do not misunderstand others and their actions. Do not be unjustly suspicious. Think positively. John 14:1
126. Do not be pitiless. Luke 6:36
127. You should wish others to be happy like you wish for yourself. Matthew 7:12
128. You shall not wish yourself or others to get hurt or die. You shall not curse yourself and others. James 3:9-10
129. Do not oppress, hate, envy, desire revenge on anyone. 1 John 4:20
130. Do not fight with siblings(brother, sister). Psalms 133:1
131. You shall not hinder others from practicing their religious duties. Luke 18:16
132. Do not despise others. Deuteronomy 23:7
133. Do not insult others. Proverbs 22:10
134. Respect persons of your opposite sex. Ephesians 5:33, 1 Corinthians 11:12
135. Do not be capricious and annoy other people. Ephesians 4:1-3
136. When you talk to others do not be rude or harsh. Proverbs 15:1
137. Do not swear or use bad language. Do not tell or listen to impure or vulgar jokes or stories. Colossians 3:8
138. Do not scare, blackmail, order, command others. Ezekiel 22:29-31
139. Do not mock, make fun of others. Proverbs 9:12
140. Do not mislead others giving bad advice. 2 Timothy 3:13
141. Do not be involved in anal sex. Romans 1:26-27
142. You shall not be involved in degrading sex practices such as having sex with a relative, wife swaping, having sex during pregnancy, sex sandwich, lesbian and so on. Leviticus 20:10-20, 1 Corinthians 6:18
143. Do not be a troublemaker. Romans 16:17
144. Do not gossip, judge, criticize or accuse others. Do not be curious. Do not engage in idle talk. Matthew 7:1-5
145. Do not lie. Do not exaggerate. Leviticus 19:11
146. Do not tell others' faults, sins or secrets. Proverbs 21:23
147. Do not flatter other people. Proverbs 29:5
148. Do not be insulted when other (older) people correct you. Leviticus 19:32
149. Do not make company with bad, sinful people. Do not visit sinful places. 1 Corinthians 15:33
150. Respect and obey your leader and laws of your country. Romans 13:1-7
151. Do not deceive other people and the government. Romans 13:1-7
152. You shall not be a partner to another's sin. You shall not induce others to sin. Matthew 18:6-7
153. Respect the ideas, property and goods which belong to other people. Luke 16:12
154. Respect and obey the apostles, the prophets and the saints. Deuteronomy 18:15
155. Respect and obey your teachers, employers, superiors. Hebrews 13:17
156. Beware of false prophets you will know them by their deeds. Matthew 7:15-20
157. Children obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Ephesians 6:1
158. Visit the sick and the people in prison. Matthew 25:34-36
159. Be friendly with the children in the name of Jesus Christ. Mark 9:37
160. Return blessing that you may inherit blessing. 1 Peter 3:9
161. Tolerate other people. Ephesians 4:30-32
162. You shall not think of or have an abortion or father an aborted child. Ecclesiastes 11:5, Exodus 21:22-25, Exodus 20:13
163. Do not vote for pro-abortion, pro-homosexual candidates. Exodus 21:22-25, Leviticus 20:13
164. Do not mislead your parents to inherit their property and deceive your brother(s) and sister(s). Deuteronomy 21:15-17
165. Do not intervene in the lives of other people.
166. Do not be a fan of anybody except Christ. Matthew 22:37-39
167. Spread the word of God to everybody. Matthew 28:19

You married
168. You shall not hold a bachelor party, a stag party, a hens night, a hens party, inviting stripers or topless women, engaging in abominable practices, being tempted, prior to your wedding. Ephesians 5:5
169. Love your family. Titus 2:4, Ephesians 5:25
170. Marry only with a church wedding and do not convince others to marry outside the church. Mark 10:6-9
171. Do not divorce your married partner for any reason except for sexual immorality. Matthew 19:9
172. Wives submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. Ephesians 5:22-24, Colossians 3:18
173. Husbands love your wives as your own bodies, you two shall become one flesh. Ephesians 5:31-33
174. Do not punish your married partner by withholding from sex. Be generous. Exodus 21:10-11, 1 Corinthians 7:1-5, Deuteronomy 24:5
175. Be understanding, patient and respectful to your married partner. Ephesians 5:33
176. Tolerate the weaknesses and faults of your married partner. Ephesians 4:2
177. Do not torture your married partner with your faults. Psalm 34:12-16
178. Do not embarrass your married partner in front of others. Titus 3:2
179. Allow your married partner to carry out his/her religious duties. 1 Peter 3:7
180. Do not have unreasonable demands and force your married partner to work longer.
181. Give good example to your family. John 5:19
182. Husbands help your wives in bringing up your children. Ephesians 6:4
183. Do not treat adult children like minors. 1 Corinthians 13:11
184. Teach Christianity to your children. Deuteronomy 6:6-7
185. Watch over your children not to make bad companies. 1 Corinthians 15:33
186. Watch over your children what they see and hear: television, internet, magazines and so on. Psalm 101:3
187. Speak to your children that humility is a virtue. That is how they are filled with the Holy Spirit and win. James 4:6
188. Do not be too strict with rules, boundaries and discipline.
189. Love your father and mother in law. John 13:34
190. Do not treat unfairly your children in what they inherit from you. Deuteronomy 21:15-17
191. Do not encourage or force your children to have premarital love affairs. Leviticus 19:29
192. Do not intervene in the family of your children when they are married.
193. Do not urge your children to have an abortion. Exodus 21:22-25
194. Do not abuse your marriage rights. Ephesians 5:33

You wise
195. Whatever you want others do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets(Holy Bible). Matthew 7:12
196. Have sole purpose in your life to save your soul through love and go to paradise to eternity. This life is short and pointless. Do not have sole purpose of your life glory, sex and money. Matthew 25:46
197. Pray to Lord Jesus Christ to make you a new man. If you can, imitate Jesus Christ. Ephesians 4:22-24, 1 Corinthians 11:1
198. Confess all your sins to a priest, every human is a sinner, let him guide you. 1 John 1:8-10
199. Always aim to receive worthily (after the permission of your confessor) Holy Communion (body and blood of Christ). John 6:53-58, 1 Corinthians 11:27
200. Fear the Lord your God and serve Him. Deuteronomy 10:20

Nobody is sinless only Jesus Christ is sinless 1 Peter 2:21-22, 1 John 3:4-5. Try not to sin the harder you try the more God loves you.

Going to a priest to forgive your sins (confession) is necessary. Confession is the declaration of sins formally, to a priest. Confession is the bath of the soul. Confession cleanses the soul from sins, guilt, insecurities and other psychological problems. After confession you have a lighter conscience. Remember to confess all your sins. If you, willingly, omit a sin it will be like you did not make a confession, your confession is nullified. There is no need to confess your thoughts which can be very embarrassing you say instead: I have had sinful, lustful, swearing, filthy thoughts. In case you confess some of your thoughts you make the right step to eliminate these thoughts from your mind.

The last serious command Jesus gave to his disciples, after the resurrection and before He ascended was: "If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained." John 20:23. He appointed them as confessors. The words of Jesus are superior to any other words. He did not say confession is not needed. In the letters Saint Paul does not say that confession is not needed, furthermore, in 1 John 1:8-10 and James 5:16, say that confession is needed. See also Proverbs 28:13, Leviticus 5:5.

I wrote many commands the most important of all is to receive worthily (after the permission of your confessor) Holy Communion (body and blood of Christ). When you receive Holy Communion you insert Christ inside you. You eat and drink body and blood of Christ. Once Christ is in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. You can ask for happiness. John 6:56, John 15:5-7

Repentance is easier with prayer, vigilance, fasting, exercise, reading Christian books, confession, charity, obedience to your confessor, Holy Communion (body and blood of Christ), attending Mass, humility, work, attention to what you see and hear, temperance.

"Καλός καγαθός" it is an ancient Greek proverb meaning καλός: handsome(beautiful) κ: and, αγαθός: good. In modern Greek, now, it means καλός: good and αγαθός: innocent. The meaning of words change, μετάνοια(repentance) meant regret, remorse. When it was written that Jesus said it, it meant change course of life and keep God's commands. The central message of the Holy Bible is: Repent the kingdom of God is near, Matthew 3:2, Mark 1:15, Matthew 4:17. When it was written that Jesus said: Μετανοείτε ήγγικε γαρ η βασιλεία του Θεού: Repent the kingdom of God is near, it did not mean regret or remorse it meant turn around to keep God's commands. The good news is: Repent the kingdom of God is near: Matthew 10:7: "As you go, proclaim this message: ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.’", Matthew 4:23: "Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.", Matthew 9:35: "Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness.", Mark 1:14-15: "After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!”"

But the souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and there shall no torment touch them. Wisdom of Solomon 3:1


References
Holy Bible, New King James Version
Holy Bible, New International Version
How to Cast Out Demons, Doris M. Wagner
Guide to Confession, The Church of Saint Panteleimon (Greek)
Deliverance from Evil Spirits, Francis MacNutt
Witchcraft and Satanism, The Monastery of Trooditissis (Greek)
Examination of Conscience, Father Altier
The Sacrament of Reconciliation, Catholic Homeschooling in Hawaii
The Power of Positive Thinking, Norman Vincent Peale
For a perfect confession, Saint Nicodemos (Greek)
For a right confession, Orthodox life (Greek)



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