How can God have regrets?
God can both have regrets and repent about a decision he has made, and at the same time not have regrets and not repent about that very same decision. Moreover, the Glory of Israel (God) does not lie or change his mind, for he is not a man that he should change is mind.”
What Bible says about regret?
God says we can deal with regrets when obey and trust Him. In 2 Corinthians 7:10, “Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.”
Does God feel sorrow?
Jesus told us to call God “Abba.” (Mt. 6:9). That verse expresses true sorrow from the heart of God. Even before God became man, it’s clear throughout the Old Testament that God feels sorrow, even weeps for the crushing blows of His people.
What does it mean that God repented?
The Hebrew word referenced can mean both “repent” and “comfort,” indicating in either that God is demonstrating care for his creation. God is not indifferent to the injustices in the world but intervenes for their correction.
What was God’s instruction to Noah?
Noah was instructed to build an ark, and in accordance with God’s instructions he took into the ark male and female specimens of all the world’s species of animals, from which the stocks might be replenished. Consequently, according to this narrative, the entire surviving human race descended from Noah’s three sons.
Can we change God’s will through prayer?
“I the Lord do not change.” (Malachi 3:6) The idea of praying to change God’s will is presumptuous. It suggests that we know better than God. Jesus set the example in Gethsemane when He prayed for God’s will to be done, not His own.
What does God say about your past?
In verse 12, God says, “For I will forgive their wickedness and remember their sins no more.” This is where God changes the past of all who commit their lives to Him. He forgives our sins and forgets them! Yes, God forgets our past, for He has forgiven us of all the mean, low-down things we have done.
Can you hurt God’s feelings?
Theologians believe that humans can harm God in similar ways: They can‘t hurt God, but can still do God an injustice. But unlike human beings, God can‘t feel upset or otherwise emotionally dissatisfied.
Does God laugh?
Three times in the Book of Psalms (Psalm 2:4; 37:13; 59:8) we read that God shall laugh. God laughs, he sees their coming destruction and says, “A little that a righteous man has is Better than the riches of many wicked.” The last time we find that God laughs is Psalm 59:8.
Does God forgive all sins?
All sins shall be forgiven, except the sin against the Holy Ghost; for Jesus will save all except the sons of perdition.
What are the four steps of repentance?
The first is responsibility: We must recognize that we have done wrong. The second is regret: We must have true remorse for doing wrong and for the pain and problems we’ve caused. The third is resolve: We must be committed never to repeat the act regardless of the temptations or situation.
What is the biblical meaning of iniquities?
According to Webster’s dictionary, the word iniquity means gross injustice, wickedness or sin. The Bible says that through one man, Adam, sin entered the world. We know this from the story in the Bible about Adam and Eve in the garden.