Back to basics: Return to the Lord – Part 2

Joel 2-13 AMPNow, return [in repentance] to the Lord, Your God. For He is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger, abounding in loving-kindness [faithful to His covenant with His people]. And He relents [His sentence of] evil [when His people genuinely repent].” Read Joel 2:13 (AMP). The prophet Joel spoke with great boldness when he was declaring God’s message of judgement in addressing the issue of sin in people’s lives. God is not going to allow the people to sin out of control, therefore, at some point, He will intervene, hence the Bible says, “while there is time, give me your hearts.” Read Joel 2:12. Watch this, “If we deliberately keep on sinning after we have received the knowledge of the truth, no sacrifice for sins is left.” Read Hebrews 10:26 (NIV). Continue reading “Back to basics: Return to the Lord – Part 2”