Tag Archives: conditional promises

Prophecy; July 14, 2021


Isaiah 38:1 In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and said, “This is what the Lord says: Put your house in order, because you are … Continue reading

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Full Commitment; June 24, 2021


Psalm 66:18 If I had cherished sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened. It’s interesting that the Japanese puts this verse in the present tense rather than in the past like the English, but both are conditional: … Continue reading

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Rules; January 20, 2021


Leviticus 26:3 “‘If you follow my decrees and are careful to obey my commands, … ‘” The Bible has a lot of “if/then” places in it. We love to latch onto “the promises of God,” as we see them, but … Continue reading

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Repentance; June 22, 2020


Isaiah 57:21 “There is no peace,” says my God, “for the wicked.” We love the many gracious promises in the Bible but we tend to ignore the conditional statements. We love, “Peace, peace, to those far and near,” in verse … Continue reading

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Following God’s Plans; July 8, 2017


1 Kings 11:38 “If you do whatever I command you and walk in my ways and do what is right in my eyes by keeping my statutes and commands, as David my servant did, I will be with you. I … Continue reading

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September 19, 2016


Jonah 3:10 When God saw what they did and how they turned from their evil ways, he had compassion and did not bring upon them the destruction he had threatened. This verse is forgotten in a lot of discussion of … Continue reading

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April 7, 2016


1 Kings 8:56 “Praise be to the Lord, who has given rest to his people Israel just as he promised. Not one word has failed of all the good promises he gave through his servant Moses.” God’s faithfulness is one … Continue reading

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April 5, 2016


1 Kings 8:24 “You have kept your promise to your servant David my father; with your mouth you have promised and with your hand you have fulfilled it—as it is today.” God’s promises are going to be fulfilled, so we … Continue reading

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January 10, 2015


1 Kings 11:38 If you do whatever I command you and walk in my ways and do what is right in my eyes by keeping my statutes and commands, as David my servant did, I will be with you. I … Continue reading

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July 23, 2014


Isaiah 58:8 Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the Lord will be your rear guard. This chapter is a perfect … Continue reading

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