Repent means in the dictionary sorrow or regret. Godly sorrow leads to a changed life. A person repenting and turning toward God has their sins removed. This occurs every time they turn toward God through His Son, Jesus. God remembers them no longer. They are cast or wiped out. This is good news to all who believe. Guilt and shame are also removed. This is the blessing of repentance and salvation in Jesus Christ.
The blessing of the Lord also brings a refreshing or revitalizing. The heavy weight of carrying around sin and unbelief has been lifted by God Himself. Believers have received this good news by faith and are manifesting the fruit of repentance. They have joy being filled with the Holy Spirit and praise God for His awesome goodness.
Challenge: Believer, this good news of repenting and receiving forgiveness is worth sharing with others. Don’t keep it to yourself!