A promise is an assurance that comes with an expectation. We expect and trust a promise made is a promise kept. But how many times have we said, “I’ll call you later,” and never did? How often have we said, “I’ll never tell,” but did?
When we declare our promises, we intend to carry them through, but something more meaningful or urgent happens, and we break our promise. We speak, but no deed follows. We are not good at keeping promises. But God is.
When God makes a promise, we know and trust He will carry the promise through. God upholds every promise He ever uttered and recorded in Scripture. Every promise spoken by Our Father is carried to completion. When He speaks, His deeds follow. And because of his glory and excellence, he has given us great and precious promises. These are the promises that enable you to share his divine nature and escape the world’s corruption caused by human desires. (2 Peter 1:4)
God cannot break His promises. The promises were settled in heaven before the foundation of the earth. Our Creator, at no time, changes His mind. “God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?” (Numbers 23:19)
God’s promises are an anchor among the ever-shifting empty promises of the world. (Hebrews 6:19). Do you need a promise from God to give you hope for the future? Maybe too many broken promises have left you doubting? If you need hope, you can rely on the promises of God.
Here are 20 promises from God to give you hope for the future.
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