Fulfilled Promises

“Not one of all the LORD’S good promises to the house of Israel failed; every one was fulfilled.”

(Joshua 21:45 NIV)

If you read the book of Joshua, the book of conquest, you will find that God’s people had to play a part in establishing themselves in the Promised Land. They had to go out and conquer land for themselves. And in the last verse in Joshua chapter 21, which is one of my favourite Scriptures, we’re reminded that God was true to His Word in giving Israel land, but they had to be active in pursuing it.

God’s promises haven’t failed, but we fail to believe and claim them and that is why they’re not fulfilled in our lives yet. We are more than conquerors through Him who loved us (Romans 8:37). Through Him, we can live to see His fulfilled promises for our lives. “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” (2 Corinthians 1:20).

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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