If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their ...bad ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
2 Chronicles 7:14
Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord.
For the Lord your God is gracious and compassionate. He will not turn his face from you if you return to him.
2 Chronicles 30:9b
The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.
2 Peter 3:9
But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.
Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent.
Come near to God and he will come near to you. ...
‘Return to me,’ declares the Lord Almighty, ‘and I will return to you,’ says the Lord Almighty.
Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.”