YOU CAN COUNT ON THE PROMISES OF GOD
God is faithful and true in everything that He says and does.
So you can count on the promises of God to be absolutely
2 Peter 1:4 He has given us his very great and precious
[15b] I will not leave you UNTIL I HAVE DONE what I have PROMISED
- There are
thousands of God's promises in the Bible. Learn to receive
them, because God is faithful! There are no broken promises from
"You Can Count On the Promises of God."
or long - you can depend on God's promises.
absolute trustworthiness has been consistently demonstrated over
a long time. The Scripture record shows unequivocally that God
keeps His promises.
- Hebrews 6:12
...imitate those who through faith & PATIENCE inherit what
has been promised.
promises were faithfully fulfilled in Old Testament Israel, in
Christ's time on earth, and today.
Numbers 23:19 God is NOT a man, that he should LIE, nor a son of
man, that he should CHANGE HIS MIND. Does he speak and then not
act? Does he promise and not fulfill?
If God has
promised, the promise is TRUE, and God will not change His mind.
You can COUNT ON God's promises.
evaluate God's reliability like a human's.
- God will never
lie, never deceive, never mislead you.
- And God will
not change His mind.
- You can trust
God, you can rely on God, to keep His promises in every
Joshua 21:43-45 So the LORD gave Israel all the land he had
sworn....  The LORD gave them rest on every side, just as he
had sworn....  Not one of all the LORD's good promises to
the house of Israel failed; every one was fulfilled.
Joshua 23:14 ...[b] not one of all the good promises the LORD
your God gave you has failed. Every promise has been fulfilled;
not one has failed.
The Bible is a
historical record of the ABSOLUTE RELIABILITY of God's
promises. The Bible's promises have always proven
trustworthy, so you can COUNT ON them.
- God promised
Israel land ... promised them rest.
- EVERY promise
of God was FULFILLED.
Psalms 119:140 Your promises have been THOROUGHLY TESTED, and
your servant loves them.
Over the space of
4,000 years (Abraham to now), God's promises have been
THOROUGHLY TESTED and found to be trustworthy.
- Over thousands
of years, God's promises have been "thoroughly
tested" and found to be true.
- God healed
Abraham's wife's barrenness.
- Five centuries
later He still healed (the snake bitten Israelites in
- 1,500 years
later He still healed (Gospels, Acts...)
- Another 2,000
years later He still heals today!
Psalms 145:13 ...The LORD is faithful to all his promises and
loving toward all he has made.
Romans 4:13, 16 It
was not through law that Abraham and his offspring received the
promise that he would be heir of the world, but through the
righteousness that comes by faith....  Therefore, the promise
comes by faith, so that it may be by grace ...
- "God is
faithful" (2 Cor. 1:18). You can rely on God.
is he that calleth you, who also will do it" (1
Thessalonians 5:24). There are no broken promises with God. If He
has spoken, He will do it!
- Hebrews 10:23
"...he who promised is faithful."
If you can BELIEVE
God, you can COUNT ON His promises, because they are FREE gifts
of His grace.
promise comes by FAITH...by GRACE."
- God is a God of
- You can't
earn or deserve God's promises. They are ours by
Romans 4:19-21 ... Yet he did not waver through unbelief
regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith
and gave glory to God,  being fully persuaded that God had
power to do what he had promised.
If you can focus on
GOD's unlimited power, then you can COUNT ON that power to
fulfill God's promises.
- The promises of
God don't depend on your abilities, but
- Abraham was
100, Sarah 90 When Isaac was born. They themselves had ZERO
ability to bear children.
- The key was
Abraham's confidence that "GOD had power to DO what He
2 Corinthians 1:20 For no matter how many promises God has made,
they are "Yes" in Christ. And so through him the
"Amen" is spoken by us to the glory of God.
You can COUNT ON
God's promises because Jesus is saying, "YES and
AMEN" to them on your behalf.
- All the
promises of God are "YES in CHRIST"! You can depend on
God's promises, because Jesus is their guarantee.
- God says,
"I promise" ... Jesus says,
- Jesus is the
assurance, the surety, of God's promises.