Tag Archives: God’s promises

Seeking God; April 27, 2022


Isaiah 51:1, 7 “Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness and who seek the Lord: Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have my law in your hearts:” This chapter is addressed to God’s faithful people, … Continue reading

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God’s Schedule; December 27, 2021


Isaiah 51:2 “Look to Abraham, your father, and to Sarah, who gave you birth. When I called him he was but one, and I blessed him and made him many.” It struck me just now that at the time Abraham … Continue reading

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God’s Timing; April 6, 2021


Luke 24:49 “I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.” God’s plans and His promises are magnificent, but they are on His … 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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The Faith of Abraham; October 31, 2020


Romans 4:16 Therefore, the promise comes by faith, so that it may be by grace and may be guaranteed to all Abraham’s offspring–not only to those who are of the law but also to those who are of the faith … Continue reading

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Entitlement; October 18, 2020


Luke 4:28 All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this. This whole story is one I have loved for a long time, particularly where Jesus reads Isaiah 61:1-2 and says He is its fulfillment, but it … Continue reading

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Fulfillment of Scripture; August 8, 2020


Luke 4:21 And he began by saying to them, “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” This whole story is one I have loved for a long time. I have preached multiple times about how the passage from Isaiah … Continue reading

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Focus; June 23, 2020


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. To me, this whole chapter … 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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God’s Covenant; November 22, 2019


Jeremiah 31:33 “This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time,” declares the Lord. “I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and … Continue reading

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