Sword and Shield for Lesson 7
Recognize and Replace: Head to Heart Guide
These lovely images of returning to God show a restoration of rest, of refreshing and of relationship—that come to those who return to God.
Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you. For you have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling; I will walk before the Lord in the land of the living. Psalm 116:7-9 ESV
Return, return, O Shulammite, return, return, that we may look upon you. Song of Solomon 6:13 ESV
“I have blotted out your transgressions like a cloud and your sins like mist; return to me, for I have redeemed you.” Isaiah 44:22 ESV
And the ransomed of the Lord shall return and come to Zion with singing;everlasting joy shall be upon their heads; they shall obtain gladness and joy,and sorrow and sighing shall flee away. Isaiah 51:11 ESV
Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God, and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel." Mark 1:14 ESV
“Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out, that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord.” Acts 3:19-20 ESV
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