Having a bad day? Every once in awhile, we need some reminding. We need some reminding that the promises of God will come true. Scripture is littered with thousands of promises, a declaration or assurance that God will do what He says He will do. We are given these promises to encourage us to keep going on. To continue the race. And to keep our eyes steadfast with an eternal perspective.
Promise of Deliverance
“…and call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.” Psalm 50:15
Promise of the Holy Spirit
“And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.27And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes and be careful to obey my rules”. Ezekiel 36:26-27
Promise of Freedom
Promise of God’s Faithfulness
“No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.” 1 Corinthians 10:13
Promise of a New Identity
“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” 2 Corinthians 5:17
Promise to Avoid Sin
“But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.” Galatians 5:16
Promise of Answered Prayer
“Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name. When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.” Psalm 91:14-15
Promise the Enemy will Flee
“Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” James 4:7
Promise of the Lord’s Presence
“The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.” Psalm 9:9-10
Promise of Help
“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10
The promises..there are many…and sometimes we need to remember. That the God we serve has offered us a plenty. But because our minds wander and we make too little of Him…we might forget. We might forget to check in and recall all that the Lord has done..
We serve an Abundant God. A Faithful God. A Present God in the midst of our troubles.
What promise of God do you need to hold on to?