Change is a word frequently discussed but rarely acted on. . .especially, by politicians.
Real change. . .lasting change. . .is a change of heart followed by decisive action to do things differently.
The word change is in the King James Bible a total of 23 times while it appears in the Amplified Bible 46 times. Let’s look at several key scriptures that reflect the meaning of change.
Matthew 3:2 in the King James Version says:
“And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
As we’ve taught before, the Greek word for repent is G3340 and it means:
“to change one’s mind, to repent”
The meaning behind repent is clarified in Matthew 3:2 in the Amplified Bible translation which says: