MAY 17, 2020
GOD’S RESTORING GRACE
Lamentations 5:21 – Restore us O Lord and bring us back to
Four Causes Of Drifting Away
1. Over confidence.
I Cor. 10:12 – Let him who standeth take heed lest he
Prov. 16:18 – Pride goes before destruction, a haughty
spirit before a fall.
Mark 14:37 – Could you not keep watch for one hour.
Matt. 26:41 – Watch and pray so that you will not fall
3. Fear of disapproval.
Mark 15:54 – Peter followed Him at a distance.
Prov. 29:25 – Fearing people is a dangerous trap.
Mark 8:28 – (Jesus) If anyone is ashamed of Me and
My Words, I will be ashamed of him before the Holy
angels and My Father in heaven.
4. Convenience. _
Verse 54 – There he sat with the guards and warmed
himself at the fire.
Steps To God’s Restoration
Jeremiah 15:19 – If you will return to me, I will
restore you so you can continue to serve Me.
Isa. 1:18 – No matter how deep the stains of your
sins, I can take it out and make you as clean as
freshly fallen snow.
1. Confess your movement away from God.
1 John 1:9 – If we confess our sins, He is faithful
and just to forgive our sins and to cleanse us from
2. Cooperation with God’s presence in your life.
John 15:5 – I am the vine; you are the branches.
He who abides in Me and I in him bears much
fruit, for without Me you can do nothing.
Psalm 37:34 – Wait for the Lord and keep His
way. He will exalt you to possess the land.
3. Consecrate your whole life to God.
Romans 12: 1-2 – I beseech you therefore
brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present
your bodies a living sacrifice holy, acceptable to
God which is your reasonable service.
4. Continue to serve God.
John 21:15 – Feed my sheep.
II Cor. 5:18 – God reconciled us to Himself
through Christ and gave us the ministry of
Jeremiah 15:19 – If you return to Me, I will