Main Verse: Hos. 6:1 Category: Return to God
INTRO There is nothing that can hold the love of God when someone repents. There is no sin too great. Not any person too far-gone that can’t be reached. I. THE LIES OF THE DEVIL 1. You’re too far gone. It’s all over (Deut. 4:29-31) 2. You’re an embarrassment to the church (Mar. 2:17) 3. It can never be the same again (Lk. 15:20-23) 4. You don’t want to be a hypocrite:
What is hypocrisy? • It is spiritual ostentation (show-off) (Mat. 6:2, 5, 16) • Failure to see your own faults before others’ (Mat. 7:3-5) • Malicious heart covered by religion (Mat. 15:7-8) 5. Having failed God and wanting to return is not hypocrisy, but spiritual awakening (Psa 51:1) II. THERE IS ALWAYS A WAY BACK 1. God is married to you forever (Jer. 3:12-15) 2. God promised to heal your backslidings (Jer. 3:22) CONC. Return to the Lord while he may be found.......................... Isa 55:6 It's never too late to come back.