'Promises' in the Bible
So after you've built cities for your families and corrals for your cattle, be sure to keep your promises."
then he promises, "I will send rain for your land in its season, the autumn and the spring rains, so that you may gather in your grain, new wine, and olive oil.
Bring your burnt offerings there, along with your sacrifices, your tithes, your hand-carried gifts, your offerings in fulfillment of promises, your freely given offerings, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks.
then bring to the place that the LORD your God will choose as a dwelling place where he will establish his name everything that I'm commanding you: your burnt offerings, your sacrifices, your tithes, your hand-carried gifts, and all your best offerings in fulfillment of promises that you pledged to the LORD.
"You may carry and bring only your consecrated gifts and offerings in fulfillment of promises to the place that the LORD will choose.
None of the good promises the Lord had made to the house of Israel failed. Everything was fulfilled.
“I am now going the way of all the earth, and you know with all your heart and all your soul that none of the good promises the Lord your God made to you has failed. Everything was fulfilled for you; not one promise has failed.
“Concerning this house which you are building, if you will walk in My statutes and execute My precepts and keep all My commandments by walking in them, then I will carry out My word (promises) with you which I made to David your father.
“May the Lord be praised! He has given rest to His people Israel according to all He has said. Not one of all the good promises He made through His servant Moses has failed.
Lord, You have done all this greatness, making known all these great promises because of Your servant and according to Your will.
All these sons of Heman, the king’s seer, were given by the promises of God to exalt him, for God had given Heman fourteen sons and three daughters.
[You] who have kept Your promise to Your servant David, my father, that which You told him; You have spoken with Your mouth and have fulfilled it with Your hand, as it is today.
O Lord God, do not reject your chosen ones! Remember the faithful promises you made to your servant David!"
The words and promises of the Lord are pure words,Like silver refined in an earthen furnace, purified seven times.
You are the reason I offer praise in the great assembly; I will fulfill my promises before the Lord's loyal followers.
The one whose deeds are blameless and whose motives are pure, who does not lie, or make promises with no intention of keeping them.
He attacks his friends; he breaks his solemn promises to them.
God has spoken in His holiness [in His promises]:“I will rejoice, I will divide [the land of] Shechem and measure out the Valley of Succoth [west to east].
For you, God, have heard my promises; you have assigned to me the heritage of those who fear your name.
So I will sing songs to your name forever; I will fulfill my promises day by day. To the Director: According to Jeduthun's style. A Davidic Psalm.
Remember your covenant promises, for the dark regions of the earth are full of places where violence rules.
Has His lovingkindness ceased forever?Have His promises ended for all time?
[They are living memorials] to declare that the Lord is upright and faithful [to His promises];He is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.
Then they believed His promisesand sang His praise.
Then I will not be ashamedWhen I look [with respect] to all Your commandments [as my guide].
My soul dissolves because of grief;Renew and strengthen me according to [the promises of] Your word.
How sweet are your promises to my taste, more than honey to my mouth!
Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them.
“There I will make the horn (strength) of David grow;I have prepared a lamp for My anointed [fulfilling the promises].
All the kings of the land will give thanks and praise You, O Lord,When they have heard of the promises of Your mouth [which were fulfilled].
who speak lies, and make false promises.
Grab me and rescue me from the power of foreigners, who speak lies, and make false promises.
Don't be one of those who make promises to guarantee loans for debts.
Lord, because of these promises people live,and in all of them is the life of my spirit as well;You have restored me to healthand let me live.
“For Sheol cannot praise or thank You,Death cannot praise You and rejoice in You;Those who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness.
Then said Hezekiah to Isaiah, “The word of the Lord which you have spoken is good.” For he thought, “There will be peace and faithfulness [to God’s promises to us] in my days.”
A voice says, "Cry out!" Another asks, "What should I cry out?" The first voice responds: "All people are like grass, and all their promises are like the flowers in the field.
Pay attention and come to Me;listen, so that you will live.I will make an everlasting covenant with you,the promises assured to David.
On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed and stationed watchmen (prophets),Who will never keep silent day or night;You who profess the Lord, take no rest for yourselves,
“Because he who blesses himself on the earthWill bless himself by the God of truth and faithfulness;And he who swears [an oath] on the earthWill swear by the God of truth and faithfulness;Because the former troubles are forgotten,And because they are hidden from My sight.
These people make promises in the name of the Lord. But the fact is, what they swear to is really a lie."
"For this is what the LORD says: "When Babylon's seventy years are completed, I'll take note of you and will fulfill my good promises to you by bringing you back to this place.
The Lord has made a promise to Israel. He promises it as the one who fixed the sun to give light by day and the moon and stars to give light by night. He promises it as the one who stirs up the sea so that its waves roll. He promises it as the one who is known as the Lord who rules over all.
“Look, the days are coming”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“when I will fulfill the good promisesthat I have spokenconcerning the house of Israeland the house of Judah.
“In those days and at that time,” says the Lord, “the children of Israel will come, they and the children of Judah together; they will come up weeping [in repentance] as they come and seek the Lord their God [inquiring for and of Him].
They make promises, swearing falsely in making covenants. Therefore judgment springs up like poisonous weeds in the furrows of the field.
"I will come to you in judgment. I will be quick to testify against those who practice divination, those who commit adultery, those who break promises, and those who exploit workers, widows, and orphans, who refuse to help the immigrant and in this way show they do not fear me," says the Lord who rules over all.
"Since, I, the Lord, do not go back on my promises, you, sons of Jacob, have not perished.
Under pressure because of his promises and his assembled guests, the king ordered that it be done.
Nothing is impossible with respect to any of God's promises."
In fulfillment of His promises to our forefathers--For Abraham and his posterity for ever."
God raised him from the dead, never to experience decay, as he said, "I'll give you the holy promises made to David.'
And now I commend you to God [placing you in His protective, loving care] and [I commend you] to the word of His grace [the counsel and promises of His unmerited favor]. His grace is able to build you up and to give you the [rightful] inheritance among all those who are sanctified [that is, among those who are set apart for God’s purpose—all believers].
faithless to their promises, without natural affection, without human pity.
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;
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:
God is ever true to His promises, and it was by Him that you were, one and all, called into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ, our Lord.
For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.
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.
Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.
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.
At that time you were living apart from Christ, estranged from the Commonwealth of Israel, with no share by birth in the Covenants which are based on the Promises, and you had no hope and no God, in all the world.
That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.
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.
Let us hold firmly to an unflinching avowal of our hope, for He is faithful who gave us the promises.
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son,
Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,
Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
For this very reason, applying your diligence [to the divine promises, make every effort] in [exercising] your faith to, develop moral excellence, and in moral excellence, knowledge (insight, understanding),
The Lord does not delay [as though He were unable to act] and is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is [extraordinarily] patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.
If we [freely] admit that we have sinned and confess our sins, He is faithful and just [true to His own nature and promises], and will forgive our sins and cleanse us continually from all unrighteousness [our wrongdoing, everything not in conformity with His will and purpose].
For God has put it in their hearts to carry out His purpose by agreeing together to surrender their kingdom to the beast, until the [prophetic] words of God will be fulfilled.
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