{"id":17871,"date":"2017-05-09T09:01:11","date_gmt":"2017-05-09T09:01:11","guid":{"rendered":"https:\/\/www.jamestaiwo.com\/?p=17871"},"modified":"2017-05-09T09:01:11","modified_gmt":"2017-05-09T09:01:11","slug":"god-will-restore-a-backslidden-christian","status":"publish","type":"post","link":"https:\/\/jamestaiwo.com\/god-will-restore-a-backslidden-christian\/","title":{"rendered":"GOD WILL RESTORE A BACKSLIDDEN CHRISTIAN"},"content":{"rendered":"

\"bibleA Christian who has backslided from faith can be restored by God. This lesson can be illustrated with God\u2019s behavior to the people of Judah (in the bible). People of Judah were God\u2019s children, but they sold themselves to sinful lifestyle. They became corrupted to the extent that God turned his back against them.<\/p>\n

However, despite the sinful behavior of people of Judah, God promised to restore them into his true love. The Creator would buy them back from their sinful entrapment.<\/p>\n

Jehovah promised to redeem his outcast children and restore them to have mutual relationship with him to enjoy his benefits. God would favor his children as promised,<\/p>\n

\u201cI will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph. I will bring them back, because I have mercy on them. They shall be as though I had not cast them aside; for I am the Lord their God, And I will hear them\u201d (Zechariah 10:6 NKJV<\/a>).<\/em><\/p>\n




Hope of Restoration for A Backslider<\/p>\n


Every Christian is a child of God. Jehovah will redeem, restore, and forgive any of his children that have fallen from faith. That is, he will forgive and restore any Christian who has backslided.<\/p>\n

God is loving and forgiving<\/a>, and he will forgive our sins and bless us if we can turn to him. The ever gracious Lord will show us his loving-kindness and redeem our lands. He will also wipe off our painful memory and replace it with senses of calmness, peace, and joy.<\/p>\n

However despite God\u2019s enduring love and mercy, he still warned people not to take him for granted. He expects no one to live in a sin and hope for mercy at the same time. Every sinner must repent from his\/her sins and turn to God to receive his mercy and forgiveness.<\/p>\n