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9. The Soul's Restoration: "He restoreth my soul"

Psalm 23:3a
March 10
What is the “soul” and why would it need to be restored? The soul is a part of the “human trinity” of my body, soul, and spirit. 1 Thess. 5:23 says that all three need to be sanctified and preserved completely. “Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

The Good Shepherd does not restore the souls of those who do not belong to Him. He only returns what was once at a better place, close to the Shepherd’s heart. A person who is not saved cannot have a restoration of soul, unless he first is saved. 

    I spoke with a brother in Christ today who was clearly and admittedly agitated and irritated. What's worse, I was the cause for his irritation. What was even worse than that, I saw myself and my easily troubled and unrestored emotions of irritations in him. In fact, if truth be told, the worst of all is, I have acted far worse than he did and I tol…