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The Promises of God
It is by faith in Jesus Christ
that we inherit
the promises of God

see Hebrews 11:13

When you are having trouble:
"God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble." --Proverbs 46:1

When your not sure about the future:
"For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope." --Jeremiah 29:11

When you feel like no one listens to you:
"Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell great and mighty [hidden] things which you do not know." --Jeremiah 33:3

When you feel unloved:
"But God demonstrates his own love for us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us." --Romans 5:8

When you are afraid:
"When I am afraid, I will put my trust in You." --Psalm 56:3

"Do not be afraid of sudden fear, nor of the onslaught of the wicked when it comes; For the Lord will be your confidence and will keep you foot from being caught." --Proverbs 3:25-26

"Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid; For the Lord God is my strength and song, and He has become my salvation." --Isaiah 12:2

"Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you to deliver you declares the Lord" --Jeremiah 1:8

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me." --Psalm 23:4

When you feel lonely:
Jesus said, "I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you" --John 14:18

"for He Himself has said, I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you, so that we confidently say, The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid, what will man do to me?" --Hebrews 13:13b-6

"...casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you." --1 Peter 5:7

When you need answers:
"Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell great and mighty [hidden] things which you do not know." --Jeremiah 33:3

"But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of Go, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him" --James 1:5

When you are anxious:
"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." --Philippians 4:6-7

When you face trials:
"Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing." --James 1:2-4

When you need forgiveness:
"If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." --1 John1:9

It is by faith in Jesus Christ that we inherit the promises of God:
"He who promised is faithful." --Hebrews 10:23


The Promises of God
in the Bible

Torrey's Topical Textbook:

Promises contained in the Scriptures Romans 1:2.
Promises made in Christ Ephesians 3:6; 2Timothy 1:1.
Promises made to
Christ. Galatians 3:16,19.
Abraham. Genesis 12:3,7; Galatians 3:16.
Isaac. Genesis 26:3,4.
Jacob. Genesis 28:14.
David. 2Samuel 7:12; Psalms 89:3,4,35,36.
The Israelites. Romans 9:4.
The Fathers. Acts 13:32; 26:6,7.
All who are called of God. Acts 2:39.
Those who love him. James 1:12; 2:5.
Promises confirmed by an oath Psalms 89:3,4; Hebrews 8:6.
Covenant established upon Promises Hebrews 8:6.
God is faithful to Promises Titus 1:2; Hebrews 10:23.
God remembers His Promises Psalms 105:42; Luke 1:54,55.
God's Promises are
Good. 1Kings 8:56.
Holy. Psalms 105:42.
Exceeding great and precious. 2Peter 1:4.
Confirmed in Christ. Romans 15:8.
Yea and amen in Christ. 2Corinthians 1:20.
Fulfilled in Christ. Acts 13:23; Luke 1:69-73.
Through the righteousness of faith. Romans 4:13,16.
Obtained through faith. Hebrews 11:33.
Given to those who believe. Galatians 3:22.
Inherited through faith and patience. Hebrews 6:12,15; Hebrews 10:36.
Performed in due season. Jeremiah 33:14; Acts 7:17; Galatians 4:4.
Not one of God's Promises shall fail Joshua 23:14; 1Kings 8:56.
The law not against Promises Galatians 3:21.
The law could not disannul God's Promises Galatians 3:17.
Subjects of God's Promises
Christ. 2Samuel 7:12,13; Acts 13:22,23.
The Holy Spirit. Acts 2:33; Ephesians 1:13.
The gospel. Romans 1:1,2.
Life in Christ. 2Timothy 1:1.
A crown of life. James 1:12.
Eternal life. Titus 1:2; 1John 2:25.
The life that now is. 1Timothy 4:8.
Adoption. 2Corinthians 6:18; 7:1.
Preservation in affliction. Isaiah 43:2.
Blessing. Deuteronomy 1:11.
Forgiveness of sins. Isaia 1:18; Hebrews 8:12.
Putting the law into the heart. Jeremiah 31:33; Hebrews 8:10.
Second coming of Christ. 2Peter 3:4.
New heavens and earth. 2Peter 3:13.
Entering into rest. Joshua 22:4; Hebrews 4:1.
Promises should lead to perfecting holiness 2Corinthians 7:1.
The inheritance of the saints is God's Promises Romans 4:13; Galatians 3:18.
Promises to the saints
Children of. Romans 9:8; Galatians 4:28.
Heirs of. Galatians 3:29; Heb 6:17; 11:9.
Stagger not at. Romans 4:20.
Have implicit confidence in. Hebrews 11:11.
Expect the performance of. Luke 1:38,45; 2Peter 3:13.
Sometimes, through infirmity, tempted to doubt. Psalms 77:8,10.
Plead in prayer. Genesis 32:9,12; 1Chronicles 17:23,26; Isaiah 43:26.
Should wait for the performance of God's Promises Acts 1:4.
Gentiles shall be partakers of God's Promises Ephesians 3:6.
Man, by nature, has no interest in God's Promises Ephesians 2:12.
Scoffers despise God's promises 2Peter 3:3,4.
Fear, lest ye come short of God's promises Hebrews 4:1.