Stand on God’s Promises

April 29, 2020

Read Romans 12:2

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”

 
Reflect

Why is it important to be “transformed by the renewal of your mind”?

Once you’ve begun to face your worries and confess them to God and another person, study the Bible to discover God’s precious promises that address those issues. His Word is indestructible and irresistible, enabling us to trust in the dark, even in the most uncertain places and trials.

That’s why it’s so important to renew your mind day by day with God’s Word (Romans 12:2) and look for specific truths to replace the faulty thoughts you previously have ruminated on. A truth like “I am able to do all things through Him who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13 hcsb) replaces the thought, I just can’t handle this situation. It’s too hard! Replace the thought that there’s nothing good ahead for you, that you’ve failed and life is over with the great promise in Jeremiah 29:11–13: “For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord. They are plans for good and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. In those days when you pray, I will listen. You will find me when you seek me, if you look for me in earnest” (tlb).

And when you feel like nobody cares about you, fill your heart with these verses: “How precious to me are your thoughts, God! How vast is the sum of them! Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand” (Psalm 139:17–18 niv).

Make a Peace Packet. A great way to integrate these truths into daily life in a practical way is to create a Peace Packet. It will help you apply truth to your life and will remind you we have a loving God who’ll be faithful to fulfill His promises. Whether your worries relate to your job, your child, your safety, or the future, God’s Word applies to you and your situation.

Here are some suggestions for making and using your own Peace Packet: (1) On a three-by-five-inch card, bright colored if you prefer, write out a verse that has encouraged you or speaks to your situation or worry. (2) Repeat the promise in your own words, telling God you are depending on Him. For example, “God, You said You would lift the fallen and those bent beneath their loads, that You are close to all who call on You sincerely (Psalm 145:14–21). Now I trust You to do this in my life.” (3) Put the cards in a small plastic storage bag to carry with you wherever you go.

When we pray the promises, we become filled with faith instead of fear and doubt.

 
Pray

Lord, thank You for Your many promises. Help me to trust You and learn to stand confidently on Your Word. Amen.

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Thank you Lord for your promises
DEAR HEAVENLY FATHER;JESUS PLEASE EQUIP ME TO HELP THE PEOPLE TO TAKE SIN SERIOUSLY I BEEN THROUGH IT HELP ME ME SERVE YOU INTO WILL@I NEED YOU TO FULLFILL MY HEART WITH YOUR HEART ;HELP TO STOP SMOKING CIGGARETTES;THANKYOUJESUS@
Thank you Jesus Christ our Lord, to have this peace thru you, we need this at this time in our lives.
Thank you, God, for your Word. He renews our mind and heart day by day. It teaches us to look at circumstances with a different perspectiva, because You are in control of everything and You always know what is the best for our life.
Father God thank you for your Holiness thank you for your Grace and your mercy that you have for me each and every day. Father God am going to stand on this promise that you have shared with me in your word. April 29, 2020 Read Romans 12:2 “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” To my life today. Thank you Father God for loving me. In Jesus Name Amen. 🙏🤗❤️
Father God thank you for your steadfast ways , word and promises! In Jesus name I pray Amen 🙏✝️🇺🇸
Commit thy Works unto the Lord and your thoughts will be established
This is great. My first verse/verses will be Proverbs 3:5-6: Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths. Thank You for the encouragement and direction!
The cards sound like a great idea, Thank you for suggesting this to me.
Your word have I hide in my heart that I might not sin against you. Lack of faith in Jesus is a sin. Trust in him is the source of all hope. Amen.
I'm glad I don't have to "social distance" with God! He is as near as our worries,pain and suffering and He cares!
Thanks God for is promised
Greatly appreciated and timely, thanks for sharing. Once the transformational process begins God changes us from the inside out in ways only He can do. We start seeing and doing things from His perspective, as our faith and trust in Him grows. 2,Corinthians 5v17: "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: the old has gone, the new is here ". This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone, a new life has begun. New thoughts! New attitudes! New behavior! Lord, thank You for the transforming work You are doing in my life each day making me more in Your likeness.