We should neither overestimate the gift of God’s grace or underestimate it. these sermons focused his thoughts on truth and positioned him to experience God’s power. Please transform my heart and mind through Your Word and the power of Your Spirit. James 1:12. Inside was $4,000! And the initial instinct is pure. At last, it’s time to dive into some of the actual promises of God for us. The promise applied to the Israelite people as a whole, and only the later generations would see its fulfillment. 2 Peter 1:13-14, NIV. And expectancy doesn’t mean we’ll be angry if what we want doesn’t happen. I'm Deb Wolf, a recovering “good little church girl” who has been transformed by grace into a joy-filled blessing counter crazy in love with Jesus. Wählen Sie die Kategorie aus, in der Sie suchen möchten. She is passionate about pointing women to God's Word and empowering them to take fierce ownership of their discipleship to Jesus. When he failed to confess his sin to God, his “bones grew old” and he groaned “all the day long” (verse 3). For a More Joyful Life… Whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it. Goodbye trials and troubles. Lord, You promise to accomplish Your purposes through the Bible. In writing about the timing of the Day of the Lord (the end of the age), Peter says God is waiting for all who will be saved to come to Him. One of these gray areas is the book of Proverbs. So if God didn’t mean it on an individual level when He gave it to the Israelites, can we really apply it to our own individual lives? Here are seven of the many Scriptural promises. Luke 6:12. Ultimately, we can know that God has a heart to prosper and not to harm, to give a hope and a future. Temptation is the urge to do or say something contrary to the will of God and the law of Christ. In the middle of life’s battles, we’re tempted to question God’s ordering of our circumstances, but every follower of Christ can look back and see the conspicuous hand of God’s Providence. I want to know Your truth that gives freedom from the world’s lies. Praying Scripture always helps me to step back from my tendency to pray prescriptively. Temptation. I can do all this through him who gives me strength. I love these truths. - Proverbs 19:23, ●     The righteous will never be uprooted,  but the wicked will not remain in the land. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” Plenty of reasons why this is my favorite verse in the whole Bible! Jesus repeatedly said that He only did what the Father showed Him to do (John 5:19), and prayer was His means. Victory Over TempationBlessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love Him. Whether we realize it or not, it is part of our past, and it will be part of our future. While demanding would be an attempt at control, commanding is an act of faith. God’s Word contains the answer to resisting temptation before it’s too late. Once you start praying, believing, and commanding God’s promises for others, doing it for yourself will come more naturally. Sometimes God wants us to pursue Him- not because He is standoffish and hard-to-get, but because He knows that the very act of pursuit will be edifying to us. Simple. We must cultivate expectancy. Zugelassene Drittanbieter verwenden diese Tools auch in Verbindung mit der Anzeige von Werbung durch uns. – abhängig vom Lieferort. 6. So, please take a minute to say ‘hi’ by leaving a comment. It sounds rudimentary, but my guess is that most of us would struggle to give a succinct answer without much forethought. These verses indicate the heart of God, and that is why they exist in the text. We should lean on God when daunting tasks arise. Joshua had the confidence and courage to lead God’s people into the Promised Land because He believed in God’s promise and presence. And while the promise of eternal life is alluring, sometimes heaven can feel so far-off that it does little to electrify our lives in the now. Prayer and a holy life are one. Just a little faith will do it but it must be the real thing, the kind that comes by deep desire and earnest prayer and disciplinary dealing with yourself. But for people who live only for themselves, life shrinks and finally withers. Versandoption auswählen und eBooks kaufen. And that mandate extends to our personal life as well. Those of us who grew up in Sunday school can recall these Old Testament promises with confidence. Use your imagination to see every word of Scripture turning to gold as you read it. Somehow it’s become difficult to decipher which biblical promises the twenty-first century Christian can rightfully lay claim to. I believe that the scriptural “kingdom of God” refers not only to heaven, but also to the incursion of God’s glory on this earth. Treat it instead as a spiritual discipline and an exercise in faith. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. 2 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich. I believe Your Word and trust Your promises. We might think that, if Jesus was truly divine, He would have had no need to pray for knowledge, guidance, or help. Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 15. This website uses cookies to personalize content and ads and to analyze traffic. Send it to a friend, family member, coworker, or share it through the links below…, Thank you so much for visiting CMB. He did for us what we cannot do for ourselves. Such is the picture David paints with his words in Psalm 32—a drought of spiritual vitality brought on by his own sin. I'm glad you're here. As we pray the promises of God, we are reminding ourselves what God has already spoken through his Word. Yes, we should confidently pursue the lofty tasks He has placed before us, but we should also have a loose grip on the outcome. by Norman Vincent Peale - Posted on Sep 9, 2015, If we will but turn to God, He can help us with all our needs. Check out our new Facebook Page/Group – #WWGGG – What Would Give God Glory. M. S. Kimber in The Sunday School World, 1893, I think it is right to refresh your memory as long as I live in the tent of this body, because I know that I will soon put it aside. We all experience difficult times in our lives. ●     Hebrews 13:5 promises that He will never leave us nor forsake us. For Joshua, it was the loss of daylight. Maybe you only need to do it once, maybe you’ll do it daily, or maybe even throughout the day if need be. (, God gives you hard to understand peace. Romans 5:5 Due to circumstances my prayer life had become almost zero but I was this book and downloaded it and as I prayed the prayers within a couple of weeks I was suddenly amazed that the zeal and faith that I used to have had returned K can now pray with a currency that I haven't had for many years. Lord, You promise to work all things together for the good of those who love You. We should be firmly rooted in obedience but loosely attached to its outcome. That event is a beautiful example of the willingness of God. Though mankind was given the mandate to “have dominion over” (that is, to care for) all of creation, we have not done a good job. God is far more willing to save sinners than sinners are to be saved. As you ask God to fulfill His promise, believe that He does it as that moment. Kickstart the habit of encouragement by surprising a friend with a subscription box.). But notice that Joshua isn’t commanding God to do things his way. And praying Scripture imprints it on my heart and mind. 1 Peter 5:5, NIV, What is humility? William Gurnall, The Lord your God cares. You have blessed me with these promises of God today. Hello golden streets, glorified bodies, endless days, and the fresh air of New Jerusalem! Father, Thank you for the amazing and overwhelming gift of Your love. Nothing in our lives surprises or shocks our Father. By devoting time each day to the study of God’s Word.