Repentance means to change your ways, not just your mind. To repent means to turn from your wicked ways and to follow Jesus’ Way.
There is only one way to have eternal life and that is to follow and obey Jesus Christ, to follow His example and to obey His commands, His words as also recorded in Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
If you accept Jesus and are born again, you will be changed, your life will immediately change. Your desires and your ways will immediately change. You will immediately stop sinning. You will immediately want to be pure and holy, pleasing to Jesus. You will immediately seek to be baptized in water, in obedience to Jesus. You will immediately earnestly desire to be baptized in the Holy Spirit and be led by the Holy Spirit. You will immediately desire to hear His voice and follow Him. You will immediately get rid of your vices, your tobacco, your alcohol, the things that you were addicted to. You will find the movies and most of the things on TV repulsive. You will immediately stop watching pornography. You will stop playing violent video games and stop watching movies, because you will seek truth, not fabels and lies.
You will not be interested in the sports games any more. You will immediately cut off adulterous relationships. You will stop fornicating. If you are born again you will be new inside, clean, pure. You will hate the sins of your past, be ashamed of them. You will change so much that your old friends and unbelieving family will reject you. They will immediately see that you have changed, you are different, you are on a different path, your ways have changed. You will not fit in with your worldly friends any more. You will not run after celebrities any more, you will go after Jesus. You will not fit into your church any more, because you will not be seeking the acceptance and recognition of people any more. You will be seeking the approval of Jesus. You will not seek the guidance and wisdom of men any more. You will seek your guidance and wisdom from Jesus alone.
Have your changed and have your ways changed, since you met Jesus? Or have you not been born again? Have you just become religious? Are you just a sinning believer that is on the same broad road to hell?
You need to change your ways and live in obedience to Jesus until the end, dear friend. If you follow the world you will end up in hell with the world.
May Jesus bless you.
This brother has the Spirit in him and speaks the truth about Jesus, King of Kings.