Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Deuteronomy 4:29, 30
But if from there you will seek the LORD your God, you will find Him if you seek Him with all your heart and all your soul. . . .
1 Samuel 7:3
Then Samuel said to all the house of Israel, "If you are returning to the LORD with all your hearts, then rid yourselves of the foreign gods and Ashtoreths among you, prepare your hearts for the LORD, and serve Him only. And He will deliver you from the hand of the Philistines."
1 Kings 8:47-49
and when they come to their senses in the land to which they were taken, and they repent and plead with You in the land of their captors, saying, 'We have sinned and done wrong; we have acted wickedly, ' . . .
2 Chronicles 6:38, 39
and when they return to You with all their heart and soul in the land of the enemies who took them captive, and when they pray in the direction of the land that You gave to their fathers, the city You have chosen, and the house I have built for Your Name, . . .
2 Chronicles 7:13, 14
If I close the sky so there is no rain, or if I command the locust to devour the land, or if I send a plague among My people, . . .
Isaiah 55:6, 7
Seek the LORD while He may be found; call on Him while He is near. . . .
"If you will return, O Israel, return to Me, " declares the LORD. "If you will remove your detestable idols from My sight and no longer waver,
Jeremiah 29:12, 13
Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. . . .
Lamentations 3:40, 41
Let us examine and test our ways, and turn back to the LORD. . . .
Come, let us return to the LORD. For He has torn us to pieces, but He will heal us; He has wounded us, but He will bind us up.
But you must return to your God, maintaining love and justice, and always waiting on your God.
Return, O Israel, to the LORD your God, for you have stumbled by your iniquity.
Zechariah 1:3, 4
So tell the people that this is what the LORD of Hosts says: 'Return to Me, ' declares the LORD of Hosts, 'and I will return to you, ' says the LORD of Hosts. . . .
First to those in Damascus and Jerusalem, then to everyone in the region of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, I declared that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds worthy of their repentance.
Then the Israelites, all the people, went up to Bethel, where they sat weeping before the LORD. That day they fasted until evening and presented burnt offerings and peace offerings to the LORD.
1 Samuel 7:6
When they had gathered at Mizpah, they drew water and poured it out before the LORD. On that day they fasted, and there they confessed, "We have sinned against the LORD." And Samuel judged the Israelites at Mizpah.
2 Chronicles 20:3, 4
Jehoshaphat was alarmed and set his face to seek the LORD. And he proclaimed a fast throughout Judah. . . .
Nehemiah 9:1, 2
On the twenty-fourth day of the same month, the Israelites gathered together, fasting and wearing sackcloth, with dust on their heads. . . .
On that day the Lord GOD of Hosts called for weeping and wailing, for shaven heads and the wearing of sackcloth.
And the Ninevites believed God. They proclaimed a fast and dressed in sackcloth, from the greatest of them to the least. . . .
Zechariah 7:3, 5
by asking the priests of the house of the LORD of Hosts as well as the prophets, "Should I weep and fast in the fifth month, as I have done these many years?" . . .
Then I will pour out on the house of David and on the residents of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and prayer, and they will look on Me, the One they have pierced. They will mourn for Him as one mourns an only child, and weep bitterly for Him as one grieves a firstborn son. . . .
James 4:8, 9
Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. . . .