God keeps His promises. Is that hard for you to believe? I hope
not because the Bible is full of the evidence. Open it up and take a
What Does God Say?
Hebrews 10:23 reminds us to "hold fast the
confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is
- That "He" is God. He made the promises, and He's faithful to
keep them. You can live in complete confidence that God will do
what He promises to do. First Thessalonians
5:24 boldly states: "He who calls you is
faithful; he will surely do it" (ESV).
God's faithfulness, reliability and truthfulness make it
impossible for Him to break a promise. Over and over, we find God
making--and keeping--His promises. Read the Scriptures below and
write out 1) the promises God made and 2) how He kept them.
1) Genesis 17:15-19
1) Genesis 17:3-8
1) Genesis 46:1-7
2) Genesis 50:1-3,
12-14; Psalm 105
1) 1 Samuel 1:1-2, 10-18
2) 1 Samuel
1) 2 Samuel 7:5-16
2) 2 Chronicles
6:3-11 and Luke 1:26-33
To Zechariah and Elizabeth:
1) Luke 1:5-25
If you're thinking God made promises only to a special
few and none of His promises apply to you, look up these promises
God makes to every believer.
1 John 1:9
1 John 5:11
- Which promises do you need today?
- What helps you now to trust God to keep His promises?
Of course, God's greatest promise is summarized in John
3:16-17: "For God so loved the world,