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Twelve Promises

A promise from God is a statement we can depend on with absolute confidence. Here are 12 promises for the Christian to claim.

1. God’s presence—“I will never leave thee” (Heb. 13:5)

2. God’s protection—“I am thy shield” (Gen. 15:1)

3. God’s power—“I will strengthen thee” (Isa. 41:10)

4. God’s provision—“I will help thee” (Isa. 41:10)

5. God’s leading—“And when He putteth forth His own sheep, He goeth before them” (John 10:4)

6. God’s purposes—“I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil” (Jer. 20:11)

7. God’s rest—“Come unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” (Matt. 11:28)

8. God’s cleansing—“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9)

9. God’s goodness—“No good thing will He withhold from them that work uprightly” (Psalm 84:11)

10. God’s faithfulness—“The Lord will not forsake His people for His great name’s sake” (1 Sam. 12:22)

11. God’s guidance—“The meek will He guide” (Psalm 25:9)

12. God’s wise plan—“All things work together for good to them that love God” (Rom. 8:28)

Our Daily Bread, January 1, 1985