Conversion Verses

Ezekiel 36:26-27

  26 A new heart I will give you, and a new spirit I will put within you; and I will remove from your body the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. 27 I will put my spirit within you, and make you follow my statutes and be careful to observe my ordinances.

The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version. (1989). (Eze 36:26–27). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.

John 3:3-6

Jesus answered him, “Very truly, I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God without being born from above.”b Nicodemus said to him, “How can anyone be born after having grown old? Can one enter a second time into the mother’s womb and be born?” Jesus answered, “Very truly, I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and Spirit. What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit

b Or born anew

The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version. (1989). (Jn 3:3–6). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.

2 Cor 5:17

17 So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!

The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version. (1989). (2 Co 5:17). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Ephesians 4:22-24

22 You were taught to put away your former way of life, your old self, corrupt and deluded by its lusts, 23 and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, 24 and to clothe yourselves with the new self, created according to the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.

The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version. (1989). (Eph 4:22–24). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.

1 Peter 1:22-23:

22 Now that you have purified your souls by your obedience to the truthd so that you have genuine mutual love, love one another deeplye from the heart.f 23 You have been born anew, not of perishable but of imperishable seed, through the living and enduring word of God.g

d Other ancient authorities add through the Spirit

e Or constantly

f Other ancient authorities read a pure heart

g Or through the word of the living and enduring God

The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version. (1989). (1 Pe 1:22–23). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Matthew 18:3 

and said, “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

Luke 22:32 

32 but I have prayed for you that your own faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.”

John 3:3–6 

Jesus answered him, “Very truly, I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God without being born from above.”b Nicodemus said to him, “How can anyone be born after having grown old? Can one enter a second time into the mother’s womb and be born?” Jesus answered, “Very truly, I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and Spirit. What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.c

Acts 3:19 

19 Repent therefore, and turn to God so that your sins may be wiped out,

Acts 9:35 

35 And all the residents of Lydda and Sharon saw him and turned to the Lord.

Acts 11:21 

21 The hand of the Lord was with them, and a great number became believers and turned to the Lord.

Acts 14:15 

15 “Friends,e why are you doing this? We are mortals just like you, and we bring you good news, that you should turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all that is in them.

Acts 15:3 

So they were sent on their way by the church, and as they passed through both Phoenicia and Samaria, they reported the conversion of the Gentiles, and brought great joy to all the believers.a

Acts 26:18–20 

18 to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.’

Paul Tells of His Preaching

19 “After that, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision, 20 but declared first to those in Damascus, then in Jerusalem and throughout the countryside of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God and do deeds consistent with repentance.

2 Corinthians 5:17 

17 So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!

Ephesians 4:22–24 

22 You were taught to put away your former way of life, your old self, corrupt and deluded by its lusts, 23 and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, 24 and to clothe yourselves with the new self, created according to the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.

1 Thessalonians 1:9–10 

For the people of those regionsb report about us what kind of welcome we had among you, and how you turned to God from idols, to serve a living and true God, 10 and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead—Jesus, who rescues us from the wrath that is coming.

James 5:19–20 

19 My brothers and sisters,g if anyone among you wanders from the truth and is brought back by another, 20 you should know that whoever brings back a sinner from wandering will save the sinner’sh soul from death and will cover a multitu

b Or born anew

c The same Greek word means both wind and spirit

e Gk Men

a Gk brothers

b Gk For they

g Gk My brothers

h Gk his

The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version. (1989). (Mt 18:3–Jas 5:20). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.


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