THE PROMISES OF GOD

Sarah’s life changed when God gave her a P__________. 

A promise is God’s G _______of an outcome. 

Romans 4:13 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. 14 For if those who live by law are heirs, faith has no value and the promise is worthless, 16 Therefore, the promise comes by faith, so that it may be by grace.  

GOD WANTS US TO LIVE OUR LIVES BASED ON HIS PROMISES.

2 Peter 1:3 His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 4 Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.

The whole of our connection with God and our born again experience is based on a promise.  

Have you ever wondered why it’s called the P_________ land?

THREE THINGS TO REMEMBER ABOUT THE PROMISES OF GOD

WHY GOD GIVES PROMISES

1.     To motivate and inspire you to F_____for your destiny.

1 Tim 1:18 Timothy, my son, here are my instructions for you, based on the prophetic words spoken about you earlier. May they give you the confidence to fight well in the Lord’s battles.

2.     To make my Today Bearable and keep my Present P__________  

Psalms 119:50 My comfort in my suffering is this:  Your promise p_________ my life.
Psalm 119:116 S_________ me according to your promise, and I will live;
Psalm 119:147   I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word.  148    My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your p____________
Psalm 119:170  May my supplication come before you; deliver me according to your promise.

3.     To let you know there is someone looking over your shoulder

God wants to show you that he wants to look after you and one of the ways that he convinces you of that is to give you promises.

Heb 4:2 We received the same promises as those people in the wilderness, but the promises didn’t do them a bit of good because they didn’t receive the promises with F______.

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