Precious Promises

God has given you 7,487 "exceedingly great and precious promises..." II Pt. 1:4

Here's a few just for you.

Possessing God’s Promises

Num. 23:19 • Titus 1:2 • II Co. 1:20 • II Pt. 1:3

  1. Problems Are Certain
    1. Jesus prepared us Jn. 16:33
    2. An opportunity to let your Father reveal Himself and “make Himself strong.” II Ch. 16:9
    3. Easy life never guaranteed, but victory assured. Ps. 34:19
    4. The world, flesh and the devil are your enemies. I Pt. 5:8
  2. Promises from Your Father
    1. 30,000 promises
    2. 7,487 promises from God to man
    3. Peter calls them “precious promises” II Pt. 1:4
    4. Provides everything needed for a fruitful, godly life. II Pt. 1:3
  3. Description of Promises
    1. A paid-in-full ticket for abundant life II Pt. 1:4 Msg.
    2. Gift certificates from a loved one
    3. An inheritance ready to be obtained II Co. 1:20
  4. You Can Trust Your Father
    1. God cannot lie. Titus 1:2, Num. 23:19, Is. 40:8
    2. God never changes. Mal. 3:6
    3. The fulfillment of any promise is directly determined by the character of the one who promised. Who believes a drunk?
    4. Read Hb. 10:23 in several translations.
  5. Why Are Promises Hindered?
    1. Doubt Mk. 11:23
    2. Unforgiveness Mt. 6:15, Mk. 11:26, I Pt. 3:7 (husbands)
    3. Fear – Israel’s destiny postponed 38 years Num. 13:31
    4. Laziness Hb. 6:12
  6. Fight for Your Promise
    1. Joshua possessed Israel’s land which was promised to Abram 650 years earlier.
    2. “Fight the good fight of faith…” Toughen up, Buttercup!
 

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