Regeneration and Conversion
I. It is commonly assumed that regeneration and conversion are referring to the one and the same thing: the change of man's inward nature which brings him out of death in trespasses and sins into a state of grace and spiritual life.
A. regenerate: In religious use; to cause to be born again in a spiritual sense; to invest with
a new and higher spiritual nature.
B. convert: To turn in position or direction. To turn (a thing or oneself) about, to give a
different (or specific) direction to.