The following was taught and prayed through during our 6 a.m. prayer time with Sue DeGroot
We are praying for the backsliders to return to the Lord and to be planted in a church where they will grow.
James 4:8 AMPC
Come close to God and He will come close to you. [Recognize that you are] sinners, get your soiled hands clean; [realize that you have been disloyal] wavering individuals with divided interests, and purify your hearts [of your spiritual adultery].
Jer 3:14-15,22 NKJV
“Return, O backsliding children,” says the Lord ; “for I am married to you. I will take you, one from a city and two from a family, and I will bring you to Zion. And I will give you shepherds according to My heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding…“Return, you backsliding children, And I will heal your backslidings.” “Indeed we do come to You, For You are the Lord our God.