Bible Verses about Change of Heart

As we look at bible verse about change of heart, it good to understand that to become a true Christian one must have a changed heart. Change from the old sinful ways into new ways by forgiveness of sins and believing in Christ.

Jesus came for the lost and not for the righteous, yet the bible say in 1st John 1:8 says that if we say that we have no sin we deceive ourselves, and truth is not in us. All human beings are sinners that is why at one point we need the change of heart that come through the saving grace of our Lord Jesus

Below we have looked at some of the bible verses about change of heart, hope they will help you in one way or another

Bible Verses about Change of Heart

1. Heaven rejoices greatly over a changed heart.

Luke 15:7
I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent. (NIV)

2. God is patient to have everyone have a changed heart

2 Peter 3:9
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. (NIV)

3. God will give us a changed heart

Ezekiel 11:19
And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh: NKJ

4. Having a changed heart means- be in Christ and old things go away

2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore if any man [be] in Christ, [he is] a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. NKL

5. Change of heart comes through repentance and baptism

Acts 2:38
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. (NIV)

6. Sometime sorrow in our lives brings a change in our hearts

2 Corinthians 7:9-10
yet now I am happy, not because you were made sorry, but because your sorrow led you to repentance. For you became sorrowful as God intended and so were not harmed in any way by us.

Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death. (NIV)

7. God can change our hearts according to His will

1 Samuel 10:9
As Saul turned to leave Samuel, God changed Saul’s heart, and all these signs were fulfilled that day. (NIV)

Daniel 4:16
Let his mind be changed from that of a man and let him be given the mind of an animal, till seven times pass by for him. (NIV)

8. A changed heart should help us know more about God

Jeremiah 24:7
I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the Lord. They will be my people, and I will be their God, for they will return to me with all their heart. (NIV)

9. A changed heart comes with new spirit

Ezekiel 36:26
I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. (NIV)

Psalms 51:10
Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. (NIV)

10. A changed heart should not imitate this world

Romans 12:2
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. (NIV)

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