“RESTORATION”January 17, 2021
Definition of Restoration; bringing back to a position or condition : to an unimpaired or condition. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary)
2 Chronicles 7:14 (NLT)
14 Then if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land.
- If people – we are the Redeemed Church of the Living God!
1 Peter 2:9 (NLT); But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests, a holy nation, God’s very own . As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for He called you of the darkness into His wonderful light.
We’re called to be and Light
- Who are called by
Matthew 28:19-20 (NLT); Therefore, go and make disciples of the nations, baptizing them in the of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. these new disciples to all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you , even to the of the age.”
A Restoration needs a plan!
3. themselves, , My face and from wicked ways!
James 4:7 (NLT); 7 So humble before God. the devil, and he will flee from you.
Philippians 4:5-6 (NLT); Let everyone see that you are in all you do. Remember, the Lord is coming soon. worry about anything; instead, . Tell God what you need, and thank Him for all He has done.
Pray about everything Pray about everything!
Matthew 6:33 (NLT); the Kingdom of God above else, and live , and He will give you everything you need.
Seek the agenda not a agenda!
1 Peter 3:11 (NLT); away from evil and do for peace, and to maintain it.
Turn from evil and do good,
I will from Heaven and will their sins and their land.
Jesus enabled and enables with God!
Colossians 1:19-20 (NLT); For God in all His fullness was pleased to live in Christ, and through Him God everything to Himself. He made peace with in Heaven and on Earth by means of Christ’s on the Cross.
Christ’s RECONCILIATION will lead to an RESTORATION!!
Acts 3:21 (NLT); For He must remain in Heaven until the time for the final of things, as God promised long ago through His holy prophets.
Revelation 21:1-7 (NLT)
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the old heaven and the old earth had disappeared. And the sea was also gone. And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven like a bride beautifully dressed for her husband. I heard a loud shout from the throne, saying, “Look, God’s home is now among ! He will live with them, and they will be . God Himself will be with them.
He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain.
All these things are gone forever.” And the one sitting on the throne said, “Look, I am making new!” And then he said to me, “Write this down, for what I tell you is trustworthy and true.”
And He also said, “It is ! I am the Alpha and the Omega-the Beginning and the End. To all who are thirsty I will give from the springs of the water of life. All who are will all these blessings, and I will be their God, and they will be my children.
Our RESTORATION into right relationship with God is a .
Revelation 21:8 (NLT); “But cowards, unbelievers, the corrupt, murderers, the immoral, those who practice witchcraft, idol worshipers, and all liars-their fate is in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second “
What is your relationship with God?
1 Peter 5:10-11 (NLT)
In His kindness God called you to share in His eternal glory by means of Christ Jesus. So after you have suffered a little while, He will RESTORE, support, and strengthen you, and He will place you on a firm foundation. All power to him forever! Amen.