30 Promises from God

For the word of the Lord is right and true; he is faithful in all he does. (Psalm 33:4)

There are so many beautiful promises in God’s Word for us as believers. These are the things we need to cling to when life gets extra crazy. No matter how tough things can be we know that we serve a God who never leaves the throne. He is constantly at work on our behalf. We can trust that through the crazy, He is bringing some good our way. God is faithful! He will never leave us or forsake us. We can trust His perfect plan and know that the details are in His hands. Here are 30 promises to cling to the next time life get’s crazy.

  1. He will sustain you. (Psalm 55:22)
  2. He will strengthen you. (Psalm 89:21)
  3. He will be your refuge. (Psalm 62:5-8)
  4. He will rescue you. (Psalm 18:17)
  5. He will renew you. (Isaiah 40:31)
  6. He will be your confidence. (Proverbs 3:26)
  7. He hears your prayers. (2 Chronicles 7:14)
  8. He will give you perfect peace. (Isaiah 26:3)
  9. He will show you great mercy. (Psalm 103:8-14)
  10. He restores your soul. (Psalm 23:2-3)
  11. He will keep you safe. (Psalm 91:1-4)
  12. He will be your guide. (Psalm 48:14)
  13. He is an ever-present help in times of trouble. (Psalm 46:1)
  14. He who is in you is greater than he that is in the world. (1 John 4:4)
  15. He will meet all your needs. (Philippians 4:19)
  16. He will never leave you or forsake you. (Deuteronomy 31:6)
  17. He hears your cries. (Psalm 40:1-3)
  18. He will give you rest when you come to Him. (Matthew 11:28-30)
  19. Nothing can separate you from His love. (Romans 8:37-39)
  20. Nothing can remove you from His hand. (Psalm 37:23-24)
  21. Nothing is impossible for you when done in His strength. (Philippians 4:13)
  22. Nothing needs to make you stumble today. (Psalm 119:165)
  23. If you seek him you will find him. (2 Chronicles 15:2)
  24. He has abundant wisdom for you in every situation you face. (James 1:5)
  25. He has set you free, so live free! (Galatians 5:1, John 8:36)
  26. He has given you abundant life. (John 10:10)
  27. God will love you forever and ever. (Psalm 89:28)
  28. God will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. (1 Corinthians 10:13)
  29. God will wipe every tear from your eye. (Revelation 21:3-4)
  30. He has a reward for you. (Revelation 22:12)

For more on God’s promises and understanding all that God has for you, you can read my book Clinging to God’s Promises. This book will remind you of who God is and all that He wants to be for your life. We serve a very faithful God and my prayer is that through this devotional you will experience Him in a fresh way!

Dear Father God, Thank You for reminding me over and over again in your Word that You have a perfect plan. Thank You for every promise that refreshes me and encourages me onward when I don’t have the strength to walk. Thank You God for Your amazing work in my life. May I never forget to cling to Your promises during the tough seasons of life!

Clinging to God’s Promises,

Living for Something More

So we’re not giving up. How could we! Even though on the outside it often looks like things are falling apart on us, on the inside, where God is making new life, not a day goes by without his unfolding grace. These hard times are small potatoes compared to the coming good times, the lavish celebration prepared for us. There’s far more here than meets the eye. The things we see now are here today, gone tomorrow. But the things we can’t see now will last forever. (2 Corinthians 4:16-18, MSG)

I love how the Message version shares the above passage of Scripture. We can’t give up! There is so much we need to keep on fighting for. Yes, in this life we are faced with some pretty tough things but we can trust that God has a plan through it all. He will not fail us. Sometimes it feels like we are falling apart at the seams but as we lean into Jesus and all that He is we find that not a day goes by without His unfolding grace.

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When Bad News Hits

So I sent messengers to them saying, ‘I am doing a great work and cannot come down. Why should the work stop while I leave to come down to [meet with] you?’ (Nehemiah 6:3)

I love how God works. A few days ago, God laid it on my heart to start reading Nehemiah. It really ministered to me as I was reading it. I felt that the Lord was calling me to stand on the wall like Nehemiah but I didn’t fully understand why. Little did I know that He was preparing my heart for some bad news to come.

A few days later,  I was hit with the news that my publisher closed down. This was some tough news to swallow as I had a book that was supposed to be released this month and another one about ready to go into production. They left me with a huge mess. As I continue to learn about them, I’m finding out some not so great things. I had a 10+ year relationship with Tate Publishing. It wasn’t always bad! There were some great years with them and I’m thankful for the 7 books I was able to publish with them. I’m thankful that through my relationship with them I gained the confidence I needed to pursue new publishers. And thankfully because of God’s guidance to Nehemiah I was ready to stand on the wall of what God has for me next.

Yes, seven days ago this news rocked my world. But today, I’m standing on God’s promises. God is faithful! In that I will continue to stand. His faithfulness is the one thing I can depend on for the rest of my life. People are fickle. Businesses compromise. Christians fail too. But God, God is on the throne. He’s not changing. He’s the same yesterday, today, and forever (Hebrews 13:8). He will never leave or forsake me (Deuteronomy 31:6).

What news has rocked your world lately? I encourage you to dig deep into God’s Word. Find His promises waiting for you there and cling to each one. God will be faithful in your situation! If you need a little encouragement for the journey, please consider buying my devotional Clinging to God’s Promises.

Dear Father God, I’m so thankful for these times where my faith muscles are stretched. Lord, You are faithful. There is absolutely nothing in my life that takes You by surprise! Please help me to rise above the noise of this current storm and see things from Your perspective as I cling to Your promises with all my might!

Clinging to God’s Promises,

Life Can be a Rollercoaster Ride

I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace. In the world you have tribulation and distress and suffering, but be courageous [be confident, be undaunted, be filled with joy]; I have overcome the world.” [My conquest is accomplished, My victory abiding.] (John 16:33, AMP)

Lately, I’ve been thinking life is kind of like a rollercoaster ride. There’s that moment you get in the ride and hear, “keep your arms and legs inside.” You brace yourself for the wild ride. Your anticipation mounts as you climb to the top of what will be a free fall. Then you dangle a lit bit on top just to give you that final moment of sweet thrill! The thrill gives way to the beautiful free fall. You pick up speed as you head to who knows where. You slowly adjust yourself to the ride, thinking you’ve got this, it’s not so bad. Then comes the loopy da loop. One loop and your good. Then another loop and another. Often leaving you guessing of when your feet will be steady on the ground again.

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Promise of Peace

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you.  I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. (John 14:27)

Peace!  This is one of the sweetest promises found in God’s Word.  We live in chaos at times.  The world around us is falling apart but God is still on the throne and because of that we have a promise of peace.  He brought that peace to us through Jesus Christ, His Son.  I love the tshirt that says, “Know Jesus, Know Peace”.  There is no peace without Jesus.  A life void of Jesus equals a life of chaos!  We know peace because we know Jesus.  It’s really that simple!

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