Summary: The Bible is filled with promises which we may look into eternity. There are thousands of precious promises,. Through these we can see what heaven has to offer and know how wonderful our God and heaven is and will be for us and here is a few to rejoice over.
The Word of God’s 12 promises!
The Bible is filled with promises which we may look into eternity. There are thousands of precious promises, I never counted them but am told there are over 35,000. Through these we can see what heaven has to offer and know how wonderful our God and heaven is and will be for us and here is a few to rejoice over.
I. Eternal. Matthew 24:35 (KJV) Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
A. Salvation is not dependent on our holding on to God, but on our being securely held by and in Christ.
II. Unchanging. Psalms 119:89 For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.
III. Truth. John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
A. When regard for truth has been broken down or even slightly weakened, all things will remain doubtful. St. Augustine.
B. The unattended garden will soon be overrun with weeds; the heart that fails to cultivate truth and root out error will shortly be a theological wilderness. A.W. Tozer.
IV. Treasure. Psalms 119:11Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
A. Jesus said where your heart is there will also be your heart.
V. Sword. Hebrews 4:12 (KJV) For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
A. Discernment in Scripture is the ability to see issues clearly. We desperately need to cultivate this spiritual skill that will enable us to know right from wrong. We must be prepared to distinguish light from darkness, truth from error, best from better, righteousness from unrighteousness, purity from defilement. We do this through the light of the Bible.
VI. Gives Light. Psalms 119:105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
A. Some people change their ways when they see the light, others only when they feel the heat.
VII. Gives Hope. Psalms 130:5 I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.
A. There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them. Hope means hoping when things are hopeless, it is only when everything is hopeless that hope begins to be a strength.
VIII. Keeps us from sinning. Psalms 119:11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
A. His Word is a lamp and light to the path of life.
A. In order for something to become clean, something else must become dirty. Jesus became sin for us who knew no sin,
X. Jesus is the Living Word. John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
A. Because He lives we shall live also.
XI. World was Created. Hebrews 11:3 Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God,
A. God’s Word has creative power.
XII. Longevity ( Long life) Proverbs 4:10 Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many.
A. God gives His children eternal life.
A lightening bolt lasts 45 to 55 microseconds.
The average running shoe worn by the average runner on an average surface will last 350 to 500 miles.
A hard pencil can write up to 30,000 words or draw a line more than 30 miles long.
Most ball-point pens will draw a line 4,000 to 7,500 feet long.
Leather combat boots have a wartime life-span of six months, a peacetime life-span of eight months (The army walks during war and peace.)
The projected life-span of a baby born in the U.S. today is about 78 years, nearly double what it was at the end of the 18th century.
The longest authenticated life-span of a human being is 113 years, 214 days.
Studies show married people live longer than those who remain single.
A group of subatomic particles known as unstable hadrons exists for only one one-hundred-sextillionth of a second (10 to the negative 23 second)--less time than it takes light to travel a single inch.
A 100-watt incandescent bulb will last about 750 hours; a 25-watt bulb, 2,500 hours.