Bible Verses That Remind Us Of God's Promise
The bible reminds us that it is inevitable that we, at one point or another, will experience heartache, pain and trouble (John 16:33). Placing our faith in Jesus guarantees us of a beautiful redemption in God but it does not guarantee that all of life's ups and downs will go away. We still live in a broken world and as such, we're still here to experience some of the pain that comes along with it.
But God, in his loving kindness, doesn't leave us to deal with our troubles on our own. Not only does He promise to be with us through the storms, He has also armed us with His word that can remind us daily of all of His wonderful promises, through the Holy Spirit.
And don't feel burdened if you feel like your faith is too small to believe in these promises because it's not how much faith you have that matters, it's WHO you put your faith into that matters most. You could have all the faith in the world that a chair with 3 broken legs will hold your weight but in the end, your faith won't hold you up. Conversely, you could have such little faith that a chair with 4 perfect legs will hold you up, but it's not the measure of your faith but the integrity of that chair itself that will, in the end, come through.
It is the same with God. God asks you to have faith in Him even as small as a mustard seed. So as you journey through life, with all of its ups and downs, have faith in these promises of God when...
We Carry Burdens
Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest." - Matthew 11:28
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. - 1 John 1:9
We Feel Alone
Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” - Deuteronomy 31:6
We Forget The Character of God
The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. - Exodus 34:6
We Don't Feel Loved
And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,[b] neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. - Romans 8:38
We Are Afraid
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. - Isaiah 41:10
We Don't Know What To Do
If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. - James 1:5
We Don't Know What the Future Holds
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. - Jeremiah 29:11
We Are Afraid
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” - Joshua 1:9
We Go Through Tough Times
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. - Romans 8:28
We Are Anxious
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:6-7
We Experience Spiritual Warfare
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. - James 4:7
We Don't Have Enough
Which of you, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him! - Matthew 7:9-11
There is so many more wonderful promises of God through out scripture. Go to Him, trust in Him and with whatever little or great faith you have in God, know that it is He who will always remain faithful!
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