Promises for Students
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When you wonder about your future . . .
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for wholeness and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11
When no one seems to understand you . . .
O LORD, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. Psalm 139:1-2
When you are lonely . . .
For I, the LORD your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear
not, I am the one who helps you.” Isaiah 41:13
When you want to enjoy life . . .
Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit; let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it. 1 Peter 3:10-11
When you need guidance . . .
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6
When God doesn’t seem real to you . . .
You will seek me and find me. When you seek me with all your heart, I will be found by you, declares the LORD. Jeremiah 29:13-14
When you face conflict . . .
Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing. 1 Peter 3:8-9
When your life is full of problems . . .
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10
When you wonder if God listens to you . . .
And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him. 1 John 5:14-15
When you face tough decisions . . .
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all
without reproach, and it will be given him. James 1:5
When you set goals for the future . . .
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things
will be added to you. Matthew 6:33
When you wonder if God loves you . . .
But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8
When you are tempted to do wrong . . .
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 10:13
When you feel guilty . . .
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9
When you need assurance . . .
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 5:24
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