100 Promises of God in the Bible to Strengthen Faith

God’s promises to His people appear throughout God’s Word from Genesis to Revelation. In these explicit declarations, God promises to you and me salvation. He promises hope, perfect peace, love, deliverance, mercy, protection, and so much more. 

Over the past several weeks, I have been drawn to research God’s promises of the Bible. It has been an extraordinary journey. I culled out from literally thousands of these precious promises to only 100. But there are literally thousands.

The good news is that the more Bible study you do, the more you see His divine nature. His love and compassion are a constant presence throughout the Word of God. The promises made by our heavenly Father never fail. His covenant of love and every good thing flows into His people’s lives. I pray that you are encouraged today!

Promises About God

Malachi 3:6 – “I am the Lord, and I do not change.”

1 John 5:14 – “We have courage in God’s presence because we are sure that He hears us if we ask Him for anything that is according to His will.”

Isaiah 49:16 – “I have written your name on the palms of My hands.”

Psalm 24:1 – “The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.”

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God’s Mercy

Luke 1:50 – “And His mercy is for those who fear Him from generation to generation.”

Luke 1:78-79 – “Because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the sunrise shall visit us from on high to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.”

Romans 9:15-16 – “For He says to Moses, ‘I will have mercy on whom I have mercy. I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.’ So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy.”

Psalm 145:9 – “The Lord is good to all, and His mercy is over all that He has made.”

Romans 11:32 – “For God has consigned all to disobedience, that He may have mercy on all.”

James 2:13 – “For judgment is without mercy to one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.”

Psalm 103:8 – “The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in compassion and lovingkindness.”

Psalm 23:6 – “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”

Isaiah 30:18 – “Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you. Therefore He exalts Himself to show mercy to you. For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for Him.”

Psalm 116:5 – “Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; our God is merciful.”

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Love of God

John 3:16 – “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.” (This is God’s greatest promise!)

1 Corinthians 13:7-8 – “Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.”

1 John 4:16 – “So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in Him.”

1 John 4:7-9 – “Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God. Whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through Him.”

Romans 8:35-39 – “For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

John 15:9-10 – “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in His love.”

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Faithful God

2 Thessalonians 3:3 – “But the Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.”

Romans 3:3-4 – “What if some were unfaithful? Does their faithlessness nullify the faithfulness of God? By no means! Let God be true though everyone was a liar.”

Exodus 34:6-7 – “The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, ‘The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children’s children, to the third and the fourth generation.”

1 Corinthians 10:13 – “No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and He will not let you be tempted beyond your ability. But with the temptation He will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.”

1 Corinthians 1:9 – “God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.”

2 Timothy 2:13 – “If we are faithless, He remains faithful—for He cannot deny himself.”

Hebrews 10:23 – “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.”

1 Peter 4:19 – “Therefore let those who suffer according to God’s will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.”

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 – “Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely. May your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who calls you is faithful; He will surely do it.”

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God’s Compassion

Micah 7:18-19 – “Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of His inheritance? God does not retain his anger forever, because He delights in steadfast love. He will again have compassion on us. He will tread our iniquities underfoot. You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea.”

Deuteronomy 32:26 – “For the Lord will vindicate his people and have compassion on his servants, when he sees that their power is gone and there is none remaining, bond or free.”

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 – “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”

Ephesians 4:32 – “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

Psalm 147:13 – “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

Psalm 78:38 – “Yet He, being compassionate, atoned for their iniquity and did not destroy them. He restrained his anger often and did not stir up all His wrath.”

Matthew 6:34 – “When Jesus went ashore He saw a great crowd, and He had compassion on them. They were like sheep without a shepherd.”

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God’s Grace

Ephesians 2:8-9 – “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.”

2 Corinthians 4:15 – “All of this is for your benefit. And as God’s grace reaches more and more people, there will be great thanksgiving. God will receive more and more glory.”

John 1:16 – “For from His fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.”

Acts 15:11 – “But we believe that we will be saved through the grace of the Lord Jesus, just as they will.”

Romans 3:23-24 – “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by His grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.”

Lamentations 3:22-24 – “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; His mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in Him.”

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Eternal Life

John 17:3 – “And this is eternal life, that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.”

Matthew 19:29 – “And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my Name’s sake, will receive a hundredfold and will inherit eternal life.”

John 3:36 – “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life. Whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.”

John 4:14 – “Whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”

Jeremiah 31:3 – “I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you.”

John 5:24 – “Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my Word and believes Him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.”

John 6:27 – “Do not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you. For on him God the Father has set his seal.”

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Christ Jesus

2 Corinthians 1:20 – “For no matter how many promises God has made, they are “Yes” in Christ. And so through him the “Amen” is spoken by us to the glory of God.”

Hebrews 13:8 – “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.”

Romans 5:8 – “God shows His love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

2 Timothy 2:11-13 – “The saying is trustworthy, for if we have died with Him, we will also live with Him. If we endure, we will also reign with Him; if we deny Him, He also will deny us; if we are faithless, He remains faithful.”

Psalm 36:5 – “Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens, Your faithfulness to the clouds.”

John 1:17 – “For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.”

John 20:31 – “These are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in His name.”

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Promise of Salvation

Romans 6:23 – “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Psalm 27:1 – “The Lord is my light and my salvation – whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life – of whom shall I be afraid?”

Ephesians 2:4-5 – “But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved.”

Acts 4:11-12 – “This Jesus is the stone that was rejected by you, the builders, which has become the cornerstone. And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other Name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

Romans 1:16 – “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.”

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Peace of God

Colossians 3:15 – “And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.”

Isaiah 54:10 – “For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but My steadfast love shall not depart from you. My covenant of peace shall not be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you.

Philippians 4:7 – “And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

1 Chronicles 22:18 – “Is not the Lord your God with you? And has He not given you peace on every side?”

Romans 16:20 – “The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.”

John 14:27 – “Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”

Matthew 25:21 – “His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.'”

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A New Heart

Ezekiel 36:26 – “And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.”

Mark 12:30 – “And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.”

John 7:38 – “Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.”

Acts 15:8-9 – “And God, who knows the heart, bore witness to them, by giving them the Holy Spirit just as He did to us. He made no distinction between us and them, having cleansed their hearts by faith.”

Romans 10:10 – “For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.”

2 Corinthians 4:6 – “For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.”

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Forgiveness of Sins

1 John 1:9 – “ If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”

Ephesians 4:32 – “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.”

Psalm 103:2-4 – “Bless the Lord…who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy.”

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God’s Good Gifts

Romans 8:28 – “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purpose.”

Psalm 31:19 – “How great is Your goodness, which You have stored up for those who fear You, which You bestow in the sight of men on those who take refuge in You.”

Psalm 46:1-2 –  “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the Earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea.”

Philippians 4:6 – “Do not be anxious about anything. In everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.”

Psalm 28:7 – “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped. Therefore my heart exults, and with my song I shall thank Him.”

Acts 20:32 – “And now I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.”

Genesis 1:28-30 – “And God said, ‘Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food. And to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the heavens. And to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has the breath of life, I have given every green plant for food.’ And it was so.”

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Power of the Holy Spirit

Romans 8:11 – “And if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you. He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of His Spirit who lives in you.”

Galatians 5:22-23 – “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.”

Romans 14:17 – “For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.”

Romans 15:13 – “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”

2 Peter 1:3 – “His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness.”

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Chosen by God

1 Peter 2:9 – “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.”

Deuteronomy 7:6 – “For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. The Lord your God has chosen you to be a people for His treasured possession, out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.”

1 Peter 2:4 – “As you come to Him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious.”

Deuteronomy 31:8 – “The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you. He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”

1 Thessalonians 1:4 – “For we know, brothers loved by God, that He has chosen you.”

Psalm 37:4 – “Take delight in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart.”

Colossians 3:3 – “For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.”

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Kingdom of God

Psalm 45:6 – “Your throne, O God, will last forever and ever; a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom.”

Hebrews 12:28-29 – “Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; for our God is a consuming fire.”

Matthew 6:33 – “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”

Psalm 36:5-7 – “Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens, Your faithfulness to the clouds. Your righteousness is like the mountains of God. Your judgments are like the great deep; man and beast you save, O Lord. How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.”

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Bottom Line

Throughout the Old Testament and New Testament, we see the scope of God and His sovereignty over our daily lives. The Word of the Lord reminds you that every aspect of your life is seen by God. God’s love over you is pure, true, and right.

Our living God watches over us in difficult times. His great promises, sealed with Jesus’ blood of the covenant, never fail. Praise be to God!

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