HOW TO BE RECLAIMED
IF YOU DO THESE THINGS NOW, GOD WILL WELCOME YOU BACK.
(1) REALIZE (understand fully, come to one's self) Luke 15:17 And when he come to himself, he said, how many hired servants of my father's have bread enough to spare and I perish with hunger: Jeremiah 3:13 Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against the Lord thy God . . . and ye have not obeyed my voice, saith the Lord.
(2) REPENT (be sorry enough to quit your ungodly ways) Luke 15:18, I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee. . . Luke 13:5 But except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. Ezekiel 18:30 Saith the Lord God, Repent, and turn yourselves from all transgressions: so iniquity will not be your ruin. Cast away from you, all your sins.
(3) RETURN (to restore) Luke 15:20 And he arose and came to his father. . . Jeremiah 3:14 Turn O backsliding children, saith the Lord for I am married to you.
(4) RECEIVE (accept, take) Forgiveness Jeremiah 31:34 . . . I will forgive their iniquity (wickedness) and will remember their sin no more. Healing Hosea 14:4 I will heal their backslidings and will love them freely. Love Jeremiah 31:3 The Lord has appeared as of old saying, yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with a loving kindness have I drawn thee.
(5) RESTORE Jeremiah 30:17 For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wound saith the Lord: for they called thee an outcast . . . Psalm 23:3 He restoreth my soul:
(6) REASSURANCE God's Guarantee Jude 1:24 Now unto him that is able to keep thee from falling and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy.