by Roby Ellis
[Scripture Reading: Psalm 18:28-31]
A. Unlike those who serve Him, our God is always faithful (Lamentations 3:23; 1 Corinthians 10:13).
B. We can always know that God will keep His promises to us.
I. God has never failed to keep His word.
A. He kept His word to Abraham (Genesis 12:1-7; Numbers 1:46).
B. He kept His word to Israel (Joshua 23:15-16).
C. He kept His word to the saints of the early church (Matthew 26:32; 28:10; Revelation 6:9-11; 19:1-2).
II. God’s words of warning never fail either.
A. God’s word to Adam and Eve proved true (Genesis 2:17; 3:22-23; Romans 5:12).
B. God kept His word to Israel in this regard as well (1 Chronicles 13:10; Numbers 4:15).
III. We can still count of God’s promises.
A. He promises to provide our physical needs (Matthew 6:33).
B. He promises that all things will work together for our good (Romans 8:28).
C. He promises never to forsake us (Hebrew 13:5).
D. He has promised that Jesus is coming back for us (John 14:3; Acts 1:11; 2 Peter 3:9-11).
E. He has promised rest for the faithful (Hebrew 4:9-13) and torment for the unfaithful (Revelation 20:15).
A. Throughout history God’s promises have never failed.
B. When God makes a promise, we can know that He will keep it.