The (Many) Promises of God – I

PROMISES

“God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?”
–Numbers 23:19

God’s Word contains a GREAT MANY promises to those among men who LOVE and FEAR the LORD.

Some have counted over 300 promises.

The wicked believe these promises from God to be WORTHLESS.  They know of NO ONE who loves and fears God, so they see NO evidence of God’s promises being fulfilled.

This is much the same with those who congregate in the church buildings: they know of NO ONE who loves and fears God (beyond claims made with their lips only), so they see NO evidence of God’s promises being fulfilled. Many in this crowd believe that they have somehow excluded themselves from God’s promises.

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As there are VERY FEW who walk the narrow path to eternal life, VERY FEW there are who exhibit God’s promises and power in their lives.

“Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.”
–Matthew 7:13-14

So, just what are some of the many promises God has made?

“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.”
–Isaiah 41:10

“Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.”
–Deuteronomy 31:6

“For I the Lord thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee.”
–Isaiah 41:13

“According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.”
–2PETER 1:4

“Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.”
–Joshua 1:9

“When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.
–Isaiah 43:2

“I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.”
–Philippians 4:13

“He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.”
–Isaiah 40:29

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”
–Isaiah 40:31

“And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.
–John 14:13-14

“And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.”
–1JOHN 5:14-15

[TRUE followers of God ALWAYS pray according to His will–because of the indwelling of God’s Holy Spirit.

“Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God.”
–Romans 8:26-27]

“And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.”
–John 10:28

“Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us. For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
–Romans 8:37-39

“Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.”
–Psalm 37:4

“I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.”
–Psalm 32:8

“Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.”
–1THESSALONIANS 5:24

“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.”
–Psalm 37:23-24

“Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.”
–2CORINTHIANS 1:3-4

“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.”
–Romans 8:28

“O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.”
–Psalm 34:8

This is but TWENTY of the many promises God has made to those men who love and fear Him.

MORE will be forthcoming.

God willing.

DOES the reader believe he can believe the promises of God?

It is not YET too late: there is still a LITTLE time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

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[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines:  July 12, 2022.]

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MORE of the (Many) Promises of God – II

PROMISES

“God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?”
–Numbers 23:19

Some have counted over 100 promises of God which can be found in God’s Word.

Some have counted 150+ promises of God which can be found in God’s Word.

And there are some who have counted over 300 promises of God in God’s Word!

Several of what some call ‘promises’ are rather specious.  It is suspected some count the least little thing as a promise because they are looking for an impressive total number.

Because they are written in God’s Word, all can be assured of their TRUTH.  But these promises are to followers of God and His Son, Jesus Christ–NOT to those who disbelieve.

Regardless, ANOTHER twenty promises from God’s Word to those who follow, fear and love God.

“The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.”
–Psalm 34:7

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”
–1JOHN 1:9

“And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.”
–Psalm 9:10

“That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.”
–Romans 10:9-10

“For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.”
–Psalm 84:11

“In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”
–Proverbs 3:6

“For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory”
–2CORINTHIANS 4:17

“But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”
–Philippians 4:19

“If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.”
–John 8:36

“For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.”
–1TIMOTHY 4:8

“Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.”
–Exodus 20:12

“If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.”
–James 1:5

“Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.”
–Psalm 91:3

And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.”
–Jeremiah 29:13

“For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.”
–Psalm 86:5

“He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.”
–Revelation 3:5

“Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.”
–Mark 11:24

“And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.”
–Galatians 6:9

“And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.”
–1THESSALONIANS 4:11-12

“And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.”
–Isaiah 58:11

So, there you have it: for the reader, ANOTHER twenty promises from God (as contained in God’s Word). These twenty are in addition to those twenty promises earlier recorded in the first part of this series.

And, because they are in God’s Word, they have the same effect as if they were carved in stone.

“Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.”
–2CORINTHIANS 7:1

WHAT does the reader believe about the many promises of God?

HAS the reader experienced any of those promises being fulfilled?

It is not YET too late: there is still a LITTLE time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

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[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines:  July 13, 2022.]

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by Jeremiah Jameson
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The Wicked and Foolish Forfeit the Comfort They Might Receive From the Promises of God

PROMISES

“God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?”
–Numbers 23:19

The wicked and the foolish (many times, one in the same) do NOT believe the Word of God.

“He that is of God heareth God’s words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.”
–John 8:47

God takes notice of this. Actually, NOTHING escapes the notice of God.

NOTHING.

“God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day.”
–Psalm 7:11

Or, as Job puts it rather succinctly.

“Is not destruction to the wicked? and a strange punishment to the workers of iniquity?”
–Job 31:3

OF COURSE, there is a punishment to be had for the disbelief of God’s Word. That some disbelieve is to be expected, according to God’s Word.

“He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.”
–Mark 16:16

HOWEVER, one point which is NOT belaborded: the wicked, the evil and the foolish FORFEIT the comfort they might otherwise receive from the promises of God.

And to what end?

They exchange that comfort for (mostly) the chance to rebel: to shake their tiny fists at God and blaspheme Him.

“An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.”
–Proverbs 17:11

Is this a good trade?

No, it is not, BUT–since the wicked do NOT believe the Word of God– they have NOTHING on which to evaluate their mistake.

“The LORD preserveth all them that love him: but all the wicked will he destroy.”
–Psalm 145:20

Because the wicked and foolish do NOT experience the merciful comforts of God’s promises, they claim these benefits do NOT exist–even for the righteous man.

BUT, these comforts DO exist–for the righteous, NOT the wicked, the evil or the foolish.

“For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.”
–Psalm 5:12

Will the reader forego the comforts of God’s promises because he does NOT believe in them?

How short-sighted!

How unnecessary!

How truly tragic!

“But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.”
–Revelation 21:8

WILL the reader forfeit the comfort he might readily receive IF he believed in such comfort?

It is not YET too late: there is still a LITTLE time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

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DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

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THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

MORE: Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report

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[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines:  July 13, 2022.]

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by Jeremiah Jameson
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The Deceived Would Have Access To More Infallible Proofs IF They Were NOT Deceived

deceive

“The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen: To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God”
–Acts 1:1-3

Jesus Christ used, what Scripture calls, ‘many infallible proofs’ to convince skeptics of his resurrection.

These ‘many infallible proofs’ are PROOF OR EVIDENCE FAR BEYOND WHAT IS NORMALLY USED TO CONVINCE SOMEONE WHO IS SKEPTICAL.

Once one becomes a believer (a committed follower of Jesus Christ), one is given–what Scripture calls–‘MANY INFALLIBLE PROOFS.’

This is proof and evidence FAR beyond what normal men consider to be convincing proof or evidence when one is pondering a perplexing problem.

So, NOT ONLY does the follower of Jesus have FAITH–which is the “the evidence of things not seen“–the follower of Jesus ALSO has PHYSICAL and/or metaphysical evidence of what God has declared about His Son.

Together, these several types of evidence form an unshakable foundation of truth–which is why so many willingly give their lives as witnesses (martyrs) for Jesus.

NOW, the wicked, evil and foolish do NOT have any of these evidences.

But would it matter?

IF the unbeliever had ‘infallible proofs,‘ would he not try to ‘explain them’ away?

FOR, IF the UNbeliever had infallible proofs–and he referred to them as evidence–he would no longer be an UNbeliever.

Having access to the evidence which is plain to see and which abounds is a function of belief.

The UNbeliever lacks this evidence because the UNbeliever does NOT believe, but is DECEIVED.

HOWEVER, once the stranglehold of deceit is broken, then infallible proof become MUCH easier for the former UNbeliever to access.

In this manner do many former UNbelievers become ZEALOUS believing followers of Jesus Christ.

[–After collecting over a page of Scripture on our ORIGINAL topic planned for this space, it was decided to move that subject to Monday (more space, more time).  Just so the knowledgeable reader knows.]

DOES the reader believe his future is set in stone–either for good or for bad?

It is not YET too late: there is still a LITTLE time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

MORE: Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report

A Reminder: The Gospel is Simple

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines:  July 15-17, 2022.]

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