Struggles: Gods Promises – 1 Kings through 2 Chronicles

1 KINGS

“So be strong, show yourself a man, and observe what the Lord your God requires: Walk in his ways, and keep his decrees and commands, his laws and requirements, as written in the Law of Moses, so that you may prosper in all you do and wherever you go” (2:2-3).

“O Lord, God if Israel, there is no God like you in heaven above or on earth below—you who keep your covenant of love with your servants who continue wholeheartedly in your way” (8:23).

“Praise be to the Lord, who has given rest to his people Israel just as he promised. Not one word has failed of all the good promises he gave through his servant Moses. May the Lord our God be with us as he was with our fathers; may he never leave or forsake us. May he turn our hearts to him, to walk in all his ways and to keep the commands, decrees and regulations he gave our fathers” (8:56-58).

2 KINGS

“There is no God in all the world except in Israel” (5:15).

“Those who are with us are more than those who are with them” (6:16).

“For the sake of his servant David, the Lord was not willing to destroy Judah. He had promised to maintain a lamp for David and his descendants forever” (8:19).

“But the Lord was gracious to them and had compassion and showed concern for them because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. To this day he has been unwilling to destroy them or banish them from his presence” (13:23).

“Do not forget the covenant I have made with you, and do not worship other gods. Rather, worship the Lord your God; it is he who will deliver you from the hand of all your enemies” (17:39).

“Have you not heard? Long ago I ordained it. In days of old I planned it; now I have brought it to pass” (19:25).

“Once more a remnant of the house of Judah will take root below and bear fruit above” (19:30).

1 CHRONICLES

“Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, ‘Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.’ And God granted his request” (4:10).

“Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always. Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he pronounced” (16:10-12).

“For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods. For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the Lord made the heavens. Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy in his dwelling place” (16:25-27).

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever” (16:34).

“I declare to you that the Lord will build a house for you. When your days are over and you go to be with your fathers, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, one of your own sons, and I will establish his kingdom. He is the one who will build a house fore me, and I will establish his throne forever. I will be his father, and he will be my son. I will never take my love away from him, as I took it away from your predecessor. I will set him over my house and my kingdom forever; his throne will be established forever” (17:10-14).

“There is no one like you, O Lord, and there is no God but you, as we have heard with our own ears. You made your people Israel your very own forever, and you, O Lord, have become their God” (17:20, 22).

“But you will have a son who will be a man of peace and rest, and I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side. His name will be Solomon, and I will grant Israel peace and quiet during his reign. He is the one who will build a house for my Name. He will be my son, and I will be his father. And I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel forever” (22:9-10).

“The Lord searches every heart and understands every motive behind the thoughts. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will reject you forever” (28:9).

“Everything comes from you, and we have given you only what comes from your hand” (29:14).

2 CHRONICLES

“O Lord, God of Israel, there is no God like you in heaven or on earth—you who keep your covenant of love with your servants who continue wholeheartedly in your way. You have kept your promise to your servant David my father; with your mouth you have promised and with your hand you have fulfilled it—as it is today” (6:14-15).

“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land. Now my eyes will be open and my ears attentive to the prayers offered in this place. I have chosen and consecrated this temple so that my Name may be there forever. My eyes and my heart will always be there” (7:14-16).

“Then Asa called to the Lord his God and said, ‘Lord, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, O Lord our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this vast army. O Lord, you are our God; do not let man prevail against you’” (14:11).

“The Lord is with you when your are with him. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will forsake you” (15:2).

“In their distress they turned to the Lord, the God of Israel, and sought him, and he was found by them” (15:4).

“As for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded” (15:7).

“The eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him” (16:9).

“Now let the fear of the Lord be upon you. Judge carefully, for with the Lord our God there is no injustice or partiality or bribery” (19:7).

“Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God’s” (20:15).

“Have faith in the Lord your God and you will be upheld; have faith in his prophets and you will be successful” (20:20).

“The Lord your God is gracious and compassionate. He will not turn his face from you if you return to him” (30:9).

“Do not be afraid or discouraged because of the king of Assyria and the vast army with him, for there is a greater power with us than with him. With him is only the arm of flesh, but with us is the Lord our God to help us and to fight our battles” (32:7-8).

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