We believe that repentance and faith are sacred duties, and inseparable gracen, wrought in our souls by the regenerating Spirit of God; that, being made deeply conscious or our guilt, danger, and helplessness, and of Christ as the only way of salvation, we thereby turn to God in contrition, confession, and prayer and that an we do so, we also heartily receive Jesus Christ as our Prophet, Priest, and King, and rely on Him as our only Savior.
Acts 17:30 NASB
30 So having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now proclaiming to mankind that all people everywhere are to repent,
Matthew 21:29 NASB
29 But he replied, ‘I do not want to.’ Yet afterward he regretted it and went.
2 Corinthians 7:9 NASB
9 I now rejoice, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to the point of repentance; for you were made sorrowful according to the will of God, so that you might not suffer loss in anything through us.
1 Thessalonians 1:9 NASB
9 For they themselves report about us as to the kind of reception we had with you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve a living and true God,