Returning To God

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Hosea 14:1

Israel, return to the Lord your God, for you have stumbled in your sin.

Zechariah 1:3

So tell the people: This is what the Lord of Hosts says: Return to Me"-[this is] the declaration of the Lord of Hosts-"and I will return to you, says the Lord of Hosts.

Nehemiah 1:9

But if you return to Me and carefully observe My commands, even though your exiles were banished to the ends of the earth, I will gather them from there and bring them to the place where I chose to have My name dwell."

Topics on Returning To God

Not Returning To God

Amos 4:6

I gave you absolutely nothing to eat in all your cities, a shortage of food in all your communities, yet you did not return to Me- the Lord's declaration.

More Verses on Returning To God

Job 22:23

If you return to the Almighty, you will be renewed. If you banish injustice from your tent

Hosea 12:6

But you must return to your God. Maintain love and justice, and always put your hope in God.

Joshua 7:20

Achan replied to Joshua, "It is true. I have sinned against the Lord, the God of Israel. This is what I did:

1 Samuel 15:24-25

Saul answered Samuel, "I have sinned. I have transgressed the Lord's command and your words. Because I was afraid of the people, I obeyed them. Now therefore, please forgive my sin and return with me so I can worship the Lord."

Matthew 27:3-4

Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He had been condemned, was full of remorse and returned the 30 pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders. "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood," he said. "What's that to us?" they said. "See to it yourself!"

Isaiah 59:20

The Redeemer will come to Zion, and to those in Jacob who turn from transgression. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration.

2 Chronicles 15:4

but when they turned to the Lord God of Israel in their distress and sought Him, He was found by them.

Jeremiah 4:1

If you return, Israel- [this is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration- [if] you return to Me, if you remove your detestable idols from My presence and do not waver,

Jeremiah 3:12

Go, proclaim these words to the north, and say: Return, unfaithful Israel. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. I will not look on you with anger, for I am unfailing in My love. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. I will not be angry forever.

Jeremiah 3:14

"Return, you faithless children"-[this is] the Lord's declaration-"for I am your master, and I will take you, one from a city and two from a family, and I will bring you to Zion.

Jeremiah 3:22

Return, you faithless children. I will heal your unfaithfulness. "Here we are, coming to You, for You are the Lord our God.

Isaiah 31:6

Return to the One the Israelites have greatly rebelled against.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked one abandon his way, and the sinful one his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, so He may have compassion on him, and to our God, for He will freely forgive.

Hosea 14:2

Take words [of repentance] with you and return to the Lord. Say to Him: "Forgive all [our] sin and accept what is good, so that we may repay You with praise from our lips.

Malachi 3:7

"Since the days of your fathers, you have turned from My statutes; you have not kept [them]. Return to Me, and I will return to you," says the Lord of Hosts. But you ask: "How can we return?"

Jeremiah 15:19

Therefore, this is what the Lord says: If you return, I will restore you; you will stand in My presence. And if you speak noble [words], rather than worthless ones, you will be My spokesman. It is they who must return to you; you must not return to them.

Deuteronomy 4:30

When you are in distress and all these things have happened to you, you will return to the Lord your God in later days and obey Him.

Isaiah 19:22

The Lord will strike Egypt, striking and healing. Then they will return to the Lord and He will hear their prayers and heal them.

Isaiah 10:21

The remnant will return, the remnant of Jacob, to the Mighty God.

Psalm 51:13

Then I will teach the rebellious Your ways, and sinners will return to You.

Deuteronomy 30:2

and you and your children return to the Lord your God and obey Him with all your heart and all your soul by doing everything I am giving you today,

1 Samuel 7:3

Samuel told them, "If you are returning to the Lord with all your heart, get rid of the foreign gods and the Ashtoreths that are among you, dedicate yourselves to the Lord, and worship only Him. Then He will rescue you from the hand of the Philistines."

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Pardon » Should lead to » Returning to God

Isaiah 44:22

I have swept away your transgressions like a cloud, and your sins like a mist. Return to Me, for I have redeemed you.

Returning to God » General references to

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked one abandon his way, and the sinful one his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, so He may have compassion on him, and to our God, for He will freely forgive.

Psalm 78:34

When He killed [some of] them, [the rest] began to seek Him; they repented and searched for God.

Returning to God » Promises to those who come in contrition

Isaiah 66:2

My hand made all these things, and so they all came into being. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. I will look favorably on this kind of person: one who is humble, submissive in spirit, and who trembles at My word.

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