Dear Precious Friends,
On this beautiful new day, this gift of gifts from God, we are talking about God's promises which are endless. We know His promises are yes and Amen... We know as believers our job is to glorify Him and tell others about Him.
Yesterday I shared truths on claiming the promises of God... He promises His Presence, His Protection, His Power, His Provision, His Leading and His Purpose!—
Today we will share more of God's absolute truth, His promises found in His word:
It is incredibly reassuring that we can go to God, our Abba Father, our Creator and claim His promises over our circumstances!!!! Here are just a few more of his over 8,000 promises of truth in His word:
God's Rest------“Come unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” (Matt. 11:28)
God’s Cleansing—“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9)
God’s Goodness—“No good thing will He withhold from them that work uprightly” (Psalm 84:11)
God’s Faithfulness—“The Lord will not forsake His people for His great name’s sake” (1 Sam. 12:22)
God’s Guidance—“The meek will He guide” (Psalm 25:9)
God’s Wise plan—“All things work together for good to them that love God” (Rom. 8:28)
If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking.” - James 1:5 (NLT)
Prayer itself is an act of faith.
When we come to God in prayer, it’s because we have faith he will respond. As we focus our attention on God, we begin to see He is bigger and more powerful than any of our problems, and that understanding will increase our faith because we will begin to believe He can fulfill His promises. And then, as we see God answer our prayers, our faith will deepen because we see firsthand that He can do what He says He can do.!
Here’s an example of how we can use God’s promises as a prayer that will build our faith.
Isaiah 40:31 says, “But those who trust in the Lord for help will find their strength renewed. They will rise on wings like eagles; they will run and not get weary; they will walk and not grow weak”.
To use this promise of God as a prayer, you might pray, “God, I’m so tired and discouraged. I feel like giving up. Yet, in faith, I know that you will renew my strength. You will lift me up and give me new energy, so I can keep going. My hope is in you. Thank you for helping me move forward and keep going. Amen.
Prayers like this help increase your faith. They remind us of what God has promised; then we see in our own life how God keeps His promises.
Here’s a few more of God’s promises in the Bible. Try praying some of them, and watch your faith increase as you see God keep his promises to you.
“He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength” (Isaiah 40:29 ESV).
“Don’t be afraid, because I am with you. Don’t be intimidated; I am your God. I will strengthen you. I will help you. I will support you with my victorious right hand” (Isaiah 41:10 GW).
“The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still” (Exodus 14:4 NIV).
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9 ESV).
“It is the Lord who goes before you; He will be with you. He will not fail you or abandon you. Do not fear or be dismayed” (Deuteronomy 31:8 AMP).
“But my God shall supply your every need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19 MEV).
“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me” (Psalm 23:4 NASB).
“You willingly forgive, and your love is always there for those who pray to you” (Psalm 86:5 CEV).
As we pray God’s promises, it can be helpful to write our prayers. Choose one of the promises from today and use it in your quiet time God. Talk to Him about His promise. Tell Him that you are trusting in Him to fulfill His promise.
God’s Promise - “If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking” (James 1:5 NLT).
“Father, there are so many times I forget to ask for what I truly need, and wisdom is on top of the list. I’m so grateful for this Scripture and the promise it holds. Thank you for being so generous and willing to give me the wisdom I need in my everyday circumstances. God, I want to live by the promises and principles in your Word—not by the world’s standards. Teach me to boldly ask for wisdom daily so I can navigate life according to your will and for your glory. I ask this in Jesus’ precious name. Amen.”
May we go about our day standing firm and holding unswervingly to the promises of God and the hope we have in Him. He is faithful!!!