8125 guidance, God’s promises of

8125 guidance, God’s promises of

Scripture bears witness to God’s promises of guidance for his people.

All God’s intentions will be realised

God has purposes Isa 14:27 See also Job 36:5; Isa 55:10-11; Jer 23:20; Ro 8:28; Eph 3:10-11; 2Ti 1:9; Heb 6:17

God has plans La 2:17 See also Ps 33:11; Ps 40:5; Pr 16:9; Isa 14:24; Isa 25:1; Isa 37:26

God desires his purposes and plans to be fulfilled Lk 22:42 pp Mt 26:39 pp Mk 14:36 Ac 21:14 See also 1Ch 13:2; Ps 57:2; Ps 138:8; Ac 18:21; Ro 1:10; Ro 15:32; Jas 4:13-15

Examples of God working out his purposes

Ac 2:23 Babylon and Israel: Isa 46:10-11; Isa 48:14
Jer 29:10-11 restoration of Israel after the exile; Ac 13:36 David; Ro 9:11-12 Esau and Jacob; Ro 9:17 Pharaoh

God promises to guide Israel and Judah

Ex 15:13 See also Ex 32:34; Ps 23:2-3; Ps 48:14; Isa 30:21; Isa 49:10; Isa 58:11; Jer 31:8-9; Eze 34:11-16; Lk 1:76-79

Other promises of God’s guidance

Ge 12:1; Ge 26:2-3; 1Sa 16:3; Ps 32:8; Ps 67:4; Isa 42:16; Rev 7:17

See also

1115God, purpose of
1175God, will of
1220God as shepherd
4020life of faith
5942security

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