Promises I've been contemplating lately, for when we grow weary of being good in our own strength: "Those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint." (Isaiah 40:31)
Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. (Philippians 1:6)
Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. (Hebrews 10:23)
May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it. (1 Thess 5:23-24)
Any other favorite promise verses that I should have in my list?
Tuesday, January 17, 2006
God's Sovereignty in Sanctification
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Glad I read this post this evening. I needed the encouragement!
Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing. (2 Timothy 4:8)
"For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end."
Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to make you stand in the presence of His glory blameless with great joy,  to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen.
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