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Thirty Promises for Strength

By April Dawn White

Bible scholars estimate there are over 8,000 promises in the Bible.  We could read a promise a day for almost 22 years!  When I learned this statistic, I decided to record a promise a day. This assignment has been like a one-a-day vitamin for my soul.

Daily, I f

ight a battle with a neuromuscular disease. My pain is invisible. I have good days and bad days. We each have daily battles and challenges we face, visible or invisible. Below are lists of promises I’ve been clinging to in recent days.

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Thirty Promises for Strength

“The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace.” (Psalm 29:11, NIV)

“Strengthen the feeble hands; steady the knees that give way.” (Isaiah 35:3, NIV)

“I have upheld (you) since your birth, and have carried since you were born. Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.” (Isaiah 46:3-4, NIV)

“I the Lord do not change.” (Malachi 3:6, NIV)

“In repentance and rest is your salvation; in quietness and trust is your strength.” (Isaiah 30:15, NIV)

“For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweigh them all.” (2 Corinthians 4:17, NIV)

“Whether you turn to the right or to the left you” ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, ‘This is the way, walk in it’” (Isaiah 30:21, NIV)

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Romans 15:13, NIV) *This is my verse for 2016*

“I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.” (Psalm 16:8, NIV) *This was my verse for the 2012.*

“Your right hand sustains me.” (Psalm 18:35, NIV)

“Hear my cry for mercy as I call to you for help, as I lift my hands toward your most Holy place.” (Psalm 28:2, NIV)

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” (Isaiah 41:10, NIV)

“I will take hold of your hand” (Isaiah 42:6, NIV)

“He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.” (Isaiah 40:29-31, NIV)

Your right hand will hold me fast.” (Psalm 139:10, NIV)

“For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.” (Isaiah 41:13, NIV)

“The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it.” (1 Thessalonians 5:24, NIV)

“Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us.” (Ephesians 3:20, NIV)

“Your promises have been thoroughly tested and your servant loves them.” (Psalms 119:140, NIV)

“May your hand be ready to help me.” (Psalm 119:173, NIV)

“My comfort in my suffering is this: your promise preserves my life.”(Psalms 119:49, NIV)

“We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.”(Hebrews 6:19, NIV) *This is my verse for 2015*

“’My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” (2 Corinthians 12-9-10, NIV)

“In your unfailing love preserve my life.” (Psalm 119:50, NIV)

“He guards the lives of his faithful ones.” (Psalm 97:10, NIV)

“When I said, “My foot is slipping,” your unfailing love, Lord, supported me. When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.”(Psalm 94:18-19, NIV)

“Those who know your name trust in You because You have not abandoned those who seek You, Yahweh.” (Psalm 9:10, HCSB)

“You will fill me with joy in your presence.” (Psalm 16:11, NIV)

“For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him.” (2 Chronicles 16:9, NIV)

“I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” (Philippians 4:13, NIV)

“For the battle is the Lord’s.” (1 Samuel 17:47, NIV)

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Truly walking by HIS strength,

April Dawn White

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