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Top 5 Promises of God

My Joshua Men’s Group got together this past Saturday at Panera Bread to study Hebrews 6:13-20. The section in the NIV is titled “The Certainty of God’s Promise.” We got into a discussion about which 5 promises we would pick to hold onto. I’ll be sharing mine over the next week or so.

It was hard to pick just 5 as my favorites. I searched online and through my Bible software and came up with a list of about 35-40 that immediately jumped out at me. I narrowed that list down to 10, then ranked them. Honorable mention goes to the following:

  • Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
  • 1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
  • John 11:25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies;
  • Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
  • Psalms 32:8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you and watch over you.

The Top Five:

  1. Security
  2. Foundation
  3. Forgiveness
  4. Presence
  5. Rest
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20 responses

  1. Janet Christ

    If these are your honorable mention… I can’t wait to see your top five!

    April 8, 2008 at 11:21 am

  2. I just posted the 5th place spot today.

    April 8, 2008 at 11:22 am

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  5. Mutalindwa Robert

    ALWAYS LOVE GOD FOR HE IS GOOD TO US AND EVER FAITHFUL TO WHOEVER OBEYS HIM AND HIS PROMISE AND TRUE ON OUR LIVES

    August 28, 2010 at 11:32 am

  6. hi i am a christian tooooooo…………….

    January 29, 2011 at 6:48 am

  7. god is wonderful

    January 29, 2011 at 6:51 am

  8. April

    God is great !!!!!!!!!!! God is good!!!!!!!!!!!! All the time.

    June 29, 2011 at 1:14 pm

  9. April

    When we pray we should remind God of His promises to us. He already knows what we are going through. This has been very helpful to me and would like to find other promises from God in the Bible.

    June 29, 2011 at 1:20 pm

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  11. my sincere apologies Jason… thanks for pointing it out… may the Lord continue to use you.
    walter

    August 13, 2011 at 5:32 pm

  12. kiruba

    trust in god always he’ll lift u up

    March 7, 2012 at 10:07 am

  13. kenny

    thanks for the your top five . God’s word is always there to help us et thru

    April 3, 2012 at 4:15 am

  14. Lina A. Canda

    The lord is so Good…..i will also share the top 5 promises of God to my classmate soon..

    May 23, 2013 at 6:39 am

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    July 22, 2013 at 9:03 am

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    July 22, 2013 at 9:03 am

  17. why? have a bloody big head

    July 22, 2013 at 9:06 am

  18. Naureen C. Kabaso

    The is Naureen; The promises we are given in the bible should written apon or on our hearts so that we can keep on confessing them with joy and happen that we are overcomes; we thank God for the promises because we keep on moving and focusing on them; Well remember our father Abraham and Mum Sarah; behind understanding, that is why believe must be yet and understanding NO.

    August 10, 2013 at 5:00 am

  19. Naureen C. Kabaso

    The Promises we are given in the bible should be written apon our hearts so that we can keep on confessing them with joy and happeness that we are overcomers; we thank God for the promises because we keep on moving, working and focusing on them; Well remember our Father Abraham and Mum Sarah, behind our understanding, that is why believe must be yes and understanding NO; and promises are YES and Amen from Our Almighty God.

    August 10, 2013 at 5:05 am

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