The promises of God

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Joshua 21:45

There failed not ought of any good thing which the LORD had spoken unto the house of Israel; all came to pass.

Hebrews 10:36

For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

Genesis 9:13

I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.

Ecclesiastes 5:5

Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay.

Ecclesiastes 5:4

When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed.

Romans 4:16

Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all,

Luke 1:45

And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord.

Acts 2:39

For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.

Psalm 105:8

He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations.

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Privileges of saints » Having » The promises of God

The promises of God » Saints » Plead, in prayer

Genesis 32:9

And Jacob said, O God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, the LORD which saidst unto me, Return unto thy country, and to thy kindred, and I will deal well with thee:

Genesis 32:12

And thou saidst, I will surely do thee good, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.

1 Chronicles 17:23

Therefore now, LORD, let the thing that thou hast spoken concerning thy servant and concerning his house be established for ever, and do as thou hast said.

1 Chronicles 17:26

And now, LORD, thou art God, and hast promised this goodness unto thy servant:

The promises of God » Made to » David

2 Samuel 7:12

And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom.

Psalm 89:3-4

I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant, Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne to all generations. Selah.

Psalm 89:35-36

Once have I sworn by my holiness that I will not lie unto David. His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me.

The promises of God » Saints » Heirs of

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:

The promises of God » Are » Performed in due season

Acts 7:17

But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,

Jeremiah 33:14

Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will perform that good thing which I have promised unto the house of Israel and to the house of Judah.

The promises of God » Are » Fulfilled in Christ

Acts 13:23

Of this man's seed hath God according to his promise raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus:

2 Samuel 7:12

And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom.

Luke 1:69-73

And hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David; As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began: That we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us; read more.
To perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant; The oath which he sware to our father Abraham,

The promises of God » Saints » Expect the performance of

Luke 1:45

And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord.

Luke 1:38

And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.

The promises of God » Made to » Christ

Galatians 3:19

Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.

The promises of God » Subjects of » Putting the law into the heart

Hebrews 8:10

For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:

Jeremiah 31:33

But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

The promises of God » Made in Christ

2 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus,

The promises of God » Are » Inherited through faith and patience

Hebrews 10:36

For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

The promises of God » The inheritance of the saints is of

Romans 4:13

For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.

Galatians 3:18

For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise.

The promises of God » Saints » Children of

Romans 9:8

That is, They which are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God: but the children of the promise are counted for the seed.

The promises of God » Made to » Abraham

The promises of God » Not one shall fail

1 Kings 8:56

Blessed be the LORD, that hath given rest unto his people Israel, according to all that he promised: there hath not failed one word of all his good promise, which he promised by the hand of Moses his servant.

Joshua 23:14

And, behold, this day I am going the way of all the earth: and ye know in all your hearts and in all your souls, that not one thing hath failed of all the good things which the LORD your God spake concerning you; all are come to pass unto you, and not one thing hath failed thereof.

The promises of God » God remembers

Psalm 105:42

For he remembered his holy promise, and Abraham his servant.

Luke 1:54-55

He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy; As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever.

The promises of God » Subjects of » Forgiveness of sins

Hebrews 8:12

For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their iniquities will I remember no more.

The promises of God » Subjects of » The holy ghost

The promises of God » Subjects of » Entering into rest

Hebrews 4:1

Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.

Joshua 22:4

And now the LORD your God hath given rest unto your brethren, as he promised them: therefore now return ye, and get you unto your tents, and unto the land of your possession, which Moses the servant of the LORD gave you on the other side Jordan.

The promises of God » Are » Through the righteousness of faith

Romans 4:13

For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:16

Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all,

The promises of God » God is faithful to

The promises of God » Saints » Sometimes, through infirmity, tempted to doubt

Psalm 77:8

Is his mercy clean gone for ever? doth his promise fail for evermore?

Psalm 77:10

And I said, This is my infirmity: but I will remember the years of the right hand of the most High.

The promises of God » Made to » The fathers

Acts 26:6-7

And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God unto our fathers: Unto which promise our twelve tribes, instantly serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope's sake, king Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews.

Acts 13:32

And we declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the fathers,

The promises of God » Subjects of » Eternal life

The promises of God » Subjects of » Adoption

2 Corinthians 6:18-1

And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty. Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

The promises of God » Made to » Those who love him

The promises of God » Are » Yea and amen in Christ

The promises of God » Should lead to perfecting holiness

The promises of God » Subjects of » Blessing

Deuteronomy 1:11

(The LORD God of your fathers make you a thousand times so many more as ye are, and bless you, as he hath promised you!)

The promises of God » Subjects of » Christ

2 Samuel 7:12-13

And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever.

The promises of God » Made to » isaac

Genesis 26:3-4

Sojourn in this land, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee; for unto thee, and unto thy seed, I will give all these countries, and I will perform the oath which I sware unto Abraham thy father; And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;

The promises of God » Are » Given to those who believe

The promises of God » Man, by nature, has no interest in

The promises of God » The law could not disannul

Galatians 3:17

And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.

The promises of God » The law not against

Galatians 3:21

Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.

The promises of God » Subjects of » The life that now is

The promises of God » Subjects of » Life in Christ

2 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus,

The promises of God » Saints » Have implicit confidence in

Hebrews 11:11

Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.

The promises of God » Made to » jacob

Genesis 28:14

And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

The promises of God » Are » Obtained through faith

Hebrews 11:33

Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,

The promises of God » Gentiles shall be partakers of

The promises of God » Scoffers despise

2 Peter 3:3-4

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

The promises of God » Subjects of » new heavens and new earth

The promises of God » Subjects of » The gospel

Romans 1:1-2

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God, (Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,)

The promises of God » Are » Good

1 Kings 8:56

Blessed be the LORD, that hath given rest unto his people Israel, according to all that he promised: there hath not failed one word of all his good promise, which he promised by the hand of Moses his servant.

The promises of God » Are » Holy

Psalm 105:42

For he remembered his holy promise, and Abraham his servant.

The promises of God » Confirmed by an oath

Psalm 89:3-4

I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant, Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne to all generations. Selah.

The promises of God » Subjects of » Preservation in affliction

Isaiah 43:2

When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.

The promises of God » Subjects of » Second coming of Christ

2 Peter 3:4

And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

The promises of God » Saints » Stagger not at

The promises of God » Are » Exceeding great and precious

The promises of God » Are » Confirmed in Christ

Romans 15:8

Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:

The promises of God » The covenant established upon

Hebrews 8:6

But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.

The promises of God » Fear, lest ye come short of

Hebrews 4:1

Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.

The promises of God » Subjects of » A crown of life

The promises of God » Made to » The israelites

Romans 9:4

Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises;

The promises of God » Contained in the scriptures

The promises of God » Made to » All who are called of God

Acts 2:39

For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.

The promises of God » Should wait for the performance of

Acts 1:4

And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.