Weekly Devotional: God's Promises

two hands making a pinky promise

“And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 4:19

In the Bible, God promises us many things. These are just a few of his promises to his people that he loves and cares for.

He Is Always With You

God is with us all the time, whether we realize it or not. He promises to always stand by our side no matter what. He will never leave us of forsake us. In the good times and the bad, he will be with us. We will never be alone because we always have him by our side as long as we believe in him.

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

He Will Renew Your Strength

Whenever you are feeling weak, either physically, mentally or spiritually, God will be with you and help you renew your strength. He heals the sick and wounded. Lean on him and ask him for help and he will be more than happy to help you. All you have to do is call on him.

“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” - Isaiah 40:31

He Has a Plan for You

God has a plan for all of us, even when we feel like our lives are falling apart, he is still faithful and still has a plan. Sometimes our life has to fall apart for better things to build. We may not understand the plan that he has, but he knows what he is doing and we have to trust him.

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11

He Will Open Doors

God will bring us new opportunities, new people and new experiences into our lives. He will bring us new things that will help us grow to be the people that we are meant to be. He will close doors in our lives, but that just means that he will open new ones. Trust in his plan and that he will bring new opportunities.

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” - Matthew 6:33

He Will Give Us Strength

God promises to give us strength. If we go to him in the hard times when we are feeling weak, he will renew our strength, but we have to ask for his help. If we lean on him, he will help us. He will give us the mental and physical strength that we need to get through. Take life day by day and lean on God for help.

“I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” - Philippians 4:13

We Will Have Eternal Life

God promises us that if we believe in him, he will give us eternal life with him in heaven. If we commit our lives to him, he will give us eternal life. We will be able to live with him in heaven where there is no pain, suffering, sadness or sin, as long as we commit our lives to him, believe in him and trust in his plan for us.

“He who overcomes shall be clothed in white garments, and I will not blot out his name from the Book of Life; but I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels.” - Revelation 3:5

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