Promises of God Abundant Life - John 10:10 (NLT) The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. Answers to Prayer - 1 John 5:14 (NLT) And we are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him. Assurance - 2 Timothy 1:12 (NLT) That is why I am suffering here in prison. But I am not ashamed of it, for I know the one in whom I trust, and I am sure that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until the day of his return. Care - Psalm 23 (NLT) The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams. He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to his name. Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me. You prepare a feast for me in the presence of my enemies. You honor me by anointing my head with oil. My cup overflows with blessings. Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will live in the house of the Lord forever. Cleansing - John 15:3 (NLT) You have already been pruned and purified by the message I have given you. Comfort – 2 Corinthians 1:3-5 (NLT) God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. For the more we suffer for Christ, the more God will shower us with his comfort through Christ. Completion – Philippians 1:6 (NLT) And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns. Companionship - John 15:15 (NLT) I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn’t confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me. Crown of Life - Revelation 2:10 (NLT) Don’t be afraid of what you are about to suffer. The devil will throw some of you into prison to test you. You will suffer for ten days. But if you remain faithful even when facing death, I will give you the crown of life. Crown of Righteousness – 2 Timothy 4:8 (NLT) And now the prize awaits me—the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give me on the day of his return. And the prize is not just for me but for all who eagerly look forward to his appearing. Deliverance - 2 Timothy 4:18 (NLT) Yes, and the Lord will deliver me from every evil attack and will bring me safely into his heavenly Kingdom. Divine Adoption - 1 John 3:1-2 (NLT) See how very much our Father loves us, for he calls us his children, and that is what we are! Eternal Comfort – Revelation 7:16-17 (NLT) They will never again be hungry or thirsty; they will never be scorched by the heat of the sun. For the Lamb on the throne will be their Shepherd. He will lead them to springs of life-giving water. And God will wipe every tear from their eyes. Eternal Rest - Hebrews 4:9 (NLT) So there is a special rest still waiting for the people of God. Everlasting Life - John 3:16 (NLT) ―For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. Fellowship of Jesus - Matthew 18:19 (NLT) ―I also tell you this: If two of you agree here on earth concerning anything you ask, my Father in heaven will do it for you. Forgiveness – 1 John 1:9 (NLT) But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness. Fruitfulness - John 15:4-5 (NLT) Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. Gifts of the Spirit - 1 Corinthians 12: 5-7 (NLT) There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all. There are different kinds of service, but we serve the same Lord. God works in different ways, but it is the same God who does the work in all of us. A spiritual gift is given to each of us so we can help each other. God’s Protective Care - 1 Peter 5:6-7 (NLT) So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor. Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. Guidance - Psalm 32:8 (NLT) I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye. Healing – Psalm 147:3 (NLT) He heals the brokenhearted and bandages their wounds. Heavenly Home - John 14:1-3 (NLT) ―Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me. 2 There is more than enough room in my Father’s home. If this were not so, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you? 3 When everything is ready, I will come and get you, so that you will always be with me where I am. Hope - Hebrews 6:18-19 (NLT) So God has given both his promise and his oath. These two things are unchangeable because it is impossible for God to lie. Therefore, we who have fled to him for refuge can have great confidence as we hold to the hope that lies before us. This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. It leads us through the curtain into God’s inner sanctuary. Identity – Ephesians 2:19 (NLT) So now you Gentiles are no longer strangers and foreigners. You are citizens along with all of God’s holy people. You are members of God’s family. Inheritance - 1 Peter 1:3-4 (NLT) Now we live with great expectation, and we have a priceless inheritance—an inheritance that is kept in heaven for you, pure and undefiled, beyond the reach of change and decay. Joy – John 16:22 (NLT) So you have sorrow now, but I will see you again; then you will rejoice, and no one can rob you of that joy. Knowledge of God - Jeremiah 24:7 (NLT) I will give them hearts that recognize me as the LORD. They will be my people, and I will be their God, for they will return to me wholeheartedly. Liberty / Freedom - Romans 8:2 (NLT) And because you belong to him, the power of the life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that leads to death. Love – Romans 8:38-39 (NLT) And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord. New Life – 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NLT) This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun! New Name - Isaiah 62:2 (NLT) And you will be given a new name by the L ORD’s own mouth. Peace - John 14:27 (NLT) ―I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid. Power - John 14:12 (NLT) ―I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father. Prayer Assistance - Romans 8:26-27 (NLT) - The Holy Spirit helps us in our weakness. For example, we don’t know what God wants us to pray for. But the Holy Spirit prays for us with groanings that cannot be expressed in words. And the Father who knows all hearts knows what the Spirit is saying, for the Spirit pleads for us believers in harmony with God’s own will. Prepared for Every Good Work - All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right. God uses it to prepare and equip his people to do every good work. Provision – Philippians 4:19 (NLT) And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus. Purpose – Romans 8:28 (NLT) - And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. Renewal / New Life - Titus 3:5 (NLT) He washed away our sins, giving us a new birth and new life through the Holy Spirit. Restoration - Isaiah 57:18 (NLT) I have seen what they do, but I will heal them anyway! I will lead them. I will comfort those who mourn, Resurrection - Romans 8:11 (NLT) The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you. And just as God raised Christ Jesus from the dead, he will give life to your mortal bodies by this same Spirit living within you. Rewards - Matthew 10:42 (NLT) And if you give even a cup of cold water to one of the least of my followers, you will surely be rewarded.‖ Security – Hebrews 13:5 (NLT) For God has said, ―I will never fail you. I will never abandon you.‖ Spiritual Fullness - John 6:35 (NLT) Jesus replied, ―I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry again. Whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. Spiritual Light - John 12:46 (NLT) I have come as a light to shine in this dark world, so that all who put their trust in me will no longer remain in the dark. Strength - Philippians 4:13 (NLT) For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength. Sufficiency in Christ – 2 Corinthians 3:5-6 (NLT) We are confident of all this because of our great trust in God through Christ. It is not that we think we are qualified to do anything on our own. Our qualification comes from God. He has enabled us to be ministers of his new covenant. Support – Isaiah 41:10 (NLT) Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. Understanding – Psalm 119:104 (NLT) Your commandments give me understanding; no wonder I hate every false way of life. Victory - 1 John 5:4 (NLT) For every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve this victory through our faith. Wisdom - James 1:5 (NLT) If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking. Worth – Luke 12:6-7 (NLT) What is the price of five sparrows—two copper coins? Yet God does not forget a single one of them. And the very hairs on your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are more valuable to God than a whole flock of sparrows.