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regret

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to feel or express sorrow for

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turn away from sin or do penitence

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feel remorse for

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In it, he told the governor, a Catholic, he would be welcome to the home if he signed a pledge repenting of his promotion of "the killing of innocent unborn children." "We cannot allow a person who doesn't promote the sanctity of human life to appear that he was all for helping children when he's killing the unborn--the most defenseless of all," Kavanagh said in an interview with the Sacramento Bee.
Dear and his associates had such considerations in mind when they planned to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bombs, by means of a summer-long campaign of non-violence at the Pentagon under the theme, "Remembering the Pain, Repenting the Sin, Reclaiming the Future." Repenting the sin was the farthest thing from the minds of the people at the Smithsonian Institute who were in charge of a display to mark the anniversary.
Only after understanding and repenting did baptism occur.
Therefore, performing sinful actions with the intention of repenting later does not appear to preclude obtaining forgiveness from God.
Along with the ex-convict and his relentless pursuer, Javert, we are confronted in this story with the question about whether any of us are really capable of growing beyond our worst moments, of repenting of our past mistakes, and converting to new paths.
He told newsmen that as far as he remains the theatre commander of operation lafia Dole, the insurgents can count on him for their freedom by repenting from their wrongs adding that none of his soldiers will shoot at a repentant terrorist.
Repenting during the time when it is accepted: Repentance is accepted before the moment of death and before the sun rises from the west.