We accept by faith that the sacred Scriptures we identify as the Holy Bible are the inspired (God-breathed), infallible (never failing), and inerrant (without error) Word of God. Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” It’s debated how many times the Bible says some version of “don’t be afraid” in this context; but we know the words “fear not” were spoken as an imperative from the lips of Jesus. Dark times will unfold. What falls under the umbrella of all things? When you do this your life will begin to change dramatically because you are made new. There is something powerful about honesty before God. “Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things (provision) will be added to you.”. According to one count, there are 3,573 promises in the Bible. Not only does it restore our soul to come into the light with our sin, God, our Father who loves us, wants to forgive us. It’s important to make a distinction between this promise and the promise of salvation because we have to understand that our salvation is not dependent upon our behavior. Perhaps the best passage to understand this promise is I Corinthians 10:13: “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to humanity. God’s Word is packed full of promises we can cling to no matter what our needs or circumstances may be. Most of us struggle with fear…fear of failure, fear of the unknown, fear of loss, fear of being alone. Live with him today, so that you can live with him forever. He is compassionate and gracious. Utilizing these promises, no matter the circumstances may be, will provide stability and higher value of your individual regard. Challenge yourself by studying the Bible and identifying scripture that supports God’s promises. FIVE POWERFUL PROMISES ARE YOURS WHEN YOU TITHE. The Apostle Paul, in writing about the promises of God to Abraham, addressed the church at Rome with these words: "For the promise that he should be heir of the world, was not to Abraham or his seed through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith . He backs righteousness and justice for the oppressed. “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.”. Here are God’s twenty-five most powerful promises and how to stand on them. When you are feeling weak, especially in your quest to follow, honor, and serve God, He promises “power to the faint.” It says in Isaiah 40:31… “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. 5 Promises From God’s Word. Among Evangelical Christians, there is debate on the nuances of salvation, including the measures of God’s action versus ours, the role of repentance and works, and even the work of the Holy Spirit. “He predestined us for adoption to himself as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will.”. Keeping these questions in mind will help us remember not to read, “Take delight in the Lord, and He will give you your heart’s desires” (Psalm 37:4) to mean that we can selfishly ask God for anything we want and expect to get it. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.”. What should they do? Moments when we don’t believe in ourselves. Perhaps the most poignant for me is Romans 10:9-10: “If you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. What are the 5 Baptismal Promises? By Christ’s blood, we have conquered and cannot lose our place in his kingdom. All things! . Some people are blessed with good earthly fathers. Not being willing or able to forgive those who have sinned against us is a sign of unbelief. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.”. Therefore you can “be strong and courageous.” God may lead us into dark valleys and call us to hard battles for his name’s sake, but he will be there always. #16 Believe you have received what you have asked for in prayer. He created the universe and gives food to every living thing — including you and me. Life is full of difficult dark times. So we can be sure it’s a command. Is he refining you? “I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.” God will never lead you astray and there will always be a deeper reasoning. This is a very good deal for us, and a solid promise. Do not lose sight of that promise He made to you. Our faith in Jesus Christ allows us to be part of the promise of an eternal home – a sanctuary. Doing what you know is wisdom. He will not leave you or forsake you.”. “Submit yourselves therefore to God. T he Bible is the word of God and is powerful and life changing. If you have put your faith in Christ, put away sin. There are thousands of promises of God in the Bible. He will come. Bible Commentary Bible Verses Devotionals Faith Prayers Coloring Pages Pros and Cons, Galatians 6:9 Meaning of Do Not Grow Weary in Doing Good, Matthew 10:36 Meaning of Verse and Simple Commentary, Romans 8:11 Meaning of Give Life to Your Mortal Bodies, Romans 4:5 Meaning of Their Faith Is Credited as Righteousness, Philippians 4:11 Meaning of Content Whatever the Circumstances, He Who Is Faithful with Little Meaning and Meditation, Philippians 2:3 Meaning of Value Others above Yourselves, Luke 12:49 Meaning of I Have Come to Bring Fire on the Earth, Leviticus 19:18 Meaning of Love Your Neighbor as Yourself, John 6:37 Meaning of Whoever Comes to Me I Will Never Drive Away. #22 All things will be added when you seek first the kingdom. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Learn to radically trust God. God is faithful, and He will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation He will also provide a way of escape so that you are able to bear it.”. God is our unfailing protector. In fact, there is nothing you could do that He wouldn’t forgive. God promises to provide what we need (Philippians 4:19, Matthew 6:31-32). If you have believed in Jesus then you have received the seal of the Holy Spirit. What a wonderful promise! That’s why it’s important that we embrace the promise that the Holy Spirit can and will help us in our struggles with sin. Compared to most of the rest of the world, we enjoy lives of comfort and luxury. This means you can become incredibly wise by just asking God. To Proclaim the good news of God in Christ through word and deed. Spend some time imagining what it might be like in the Father’s house with many rooms. That comes as part of the process of growth as a believer. Our mission is to engage the whole person with the whole gospel of Jesus Christ anywhere, anytime, with anybody. In Jeremiah 29:11 he preaches, “For I know the plans I have for you. But our Father in heaven is a great Father. Joshua 1:9 says, “Haven’t I commanded you: be strong and courageous? It is common not to be able to understand when things are hard, but have faith that God is still on the throne and has a good purpose for all things. As you walk through your day-to-day, remember your worth and how important you are to your Lord and Savior. If you witness an adoption in a court of law, you will hear the question posed to the new parents, “Do you understand that adoption is an irrevocable act and you cannot take it back?” Once God has adopted us as his children, it is forever. Here are God’s twenty-five most powerful promises and how to stand on them. #11 He forgives us when we forgive others. According to one count, there are 3,573 promises in the Bible. The loss of a job, an economic decline, a divorce, or any other number of circumstances can cause us to worry about how we will support ourselves and our families. It’s only when you accept this promise that He will have the chance to deliver on his oath. Trouble may come, but if you have received the free gift of life, it cannot be stolen from you. You are free of unforgiveness, bitterness, anger, rage, lust, and pride. Walk in his Spirit and do his will. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”. Is he teaching you? “We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.”.