What a wonderful gift God has given us in His promises! As homeschool moms, we can rely on these promises to help us through every situation life throws our way. And there are a lot of situations, aren’t there?!! This printable list of the promises of God is a great resource to keep close by, and I hope it brings you as much peace and comfort as it does me. Pin it, print it out, or save it on your phone so you can refer to it anytime you need some reassurance from our loving Father. Blessings!
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My Preferred Bible For Bible Studying
I’ve always loved my bibles. I have a few good ones with articles and nuggets of wisdom spread throughout. Some from I’m sure you’ve heard of before, and then others you might not have.
But with all these bibles, I wanted a study bible. One where I can read the scriptures and the commentarily read what it meant, about that time period, the basis of the words, why it was so significant and so on. Not every bible study will provide every bit of this information for every single verse out there.
But I did find a study bible that helps me understand the verses I’m studying.
And that’s the NLT version study bible called the Life Application Study Bible by Tyndale.
My Study Bible: The Life Application Study Bible by Tyndale
Discover How You Can Apply the Bible to Your Life Today
Brimming with a vibrant two-tone interior design, updated study notes and features, this Bible will help you understand the Word of God better than ever. It provides an abundance of answers to your real-life questions while offering practical yet powerful methods to apply scripture to your life every day.
Study the Bible’s stories and teachings with detailed commentary on each verse. Reflect on people in the Bible to gain valuable wisdom from their successes and mistakes. Gain a comprehensive understanding of each book through overviews, important facts, outlines, and timelines. Clarify complicated topics with maps, charts, and diagrams to help you make decisions according to God’s Will daily.
- Now more than 10,000 Life Application notes and features
- Over 100 Life Application profiles of key Bible people
- Introductions and overviews for each book of the Bible
- More than 500 maps & charts placed for quick reference
- Extensive side-column cross-reference system to facilitate deeper study
- 16 pages of full-color maps
- Quality Smyth-sewn binding―durable, made for frequent use, and lays flat when open
- Presentation page
- Single-column format
- Christian Worker’s Resource, a special supplement to enhance the reader’s ministry effectiveness
- Full text of the Holy Bible, New Living Translation (NLT), combining the latest biblical scholarship with clear, natural English
- The words of Jesus are in red letter.
Why NLT? I’d been reading the NIV (New International Version) for years and years. And when it came time to explain verses to my kids, as well as help the comprehend verses upon their own independent reading time, I wanted them to not get lost in the text. I wanted a version that helped them elaborate on the scripture.
I had to make a decision to choose which version I was going to get them their bibles in. and then stick with that version. I wanted us to study the Word together, all in the same version for simplicity’s sake.
After much prayer, I decided to go with the NLT versions for my kids’ bibles as well as my own study bible.
I still have and love reading my NIV bibles. But I love studying my NLT one too!
And when I mark it up in my study, it helps me retain that information so much better!!
Download This Printable List of God’s Promises
Being a homeschool mom, you know that the Bible is the foundation of your homeschool. But do you know all of God’s promises that are in the Bible? These printable promises of God in the bible are a great tool to help you grow in your knowledge and understanding of what God has promised us. With this list, you can pray for yourself, your family, and your homeschool with confidence, knowing that God’s promises are sure!
You’ll also be teaching your kids how to be a Christian, how to pray, and share with them about God’s promises. Print multiple copies of this printable list of the promises of God for them to have on hand too! Included are also printable bookmarks that I recommend you print on stock paper!
Print out this free powerful list of God promises as an instant download and start learning how to claim the promisesfor praying the promises of God over your life!
How many promises of God are recorded in the Bible?
The word promise itself occurs over 50 times in the King James Version of the Bible.
According to my personal research, I’ve surmised there are approximately 3,500 promises of God in the bible! Wow, right? I love it!!
However, I was doing more researching and one account said 8,000 times, another said 3500, and even another said anywhere between 3,000 to 33,000. Ummm …. wow. Yeah, that’s a big gap there.
So I’m not entirely too sure, and I’m not a bible scholar so I can’t say for sure. However, I’m comfortable wih my own researched number of 3,500. So if you think different, feel free to share in the comments – just know it’s what I’ve discovered. (I actually think there are more.)
Some of my favorites include:
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. (Philippians 4:13)
All things work together for good to those who love God. (Romans 8:28)
He will never leave me nor forsake me. (Deuteronomy 31:6, Hebrews 13:5)
Cast all my anxiety on Him because He cares for me. (1 Peter 5:7)
Promises of God in the Bible to Claim for Your Life
I love praying the promises of God as they are so full of power behind them. I mean, they’re GOD’S PROMISES!!! To YOU and me!! Like, wow? God cares enough about you to promise things to you to keep you safe, feel safe, and like Him.
- I am fearfully and wonderfully made. (Psalm 139:14)
- I am a child of God. (John 1:12)
- I am redeemed. (Ephesians 1:7)
- I am forgiven. (Colossians 2:13)
- I am loved. (Romans 8:39)
- I am saved. (Ephesians 2:8)
- I am healed. (Isaiah 53:5)
- I am safe. (Proverbs 18:10)
- I am strong. (Philippians 4:13)
- I am not alone. (Hebrews 13:5)
What does it mean to “claim a promise”?
To claim a promise means to appropriate it for oneself by declaring it or speaking it out loud in faith. It is an act of faith and trust that God will do what He has said He will do.
When we claim a promise, we are saying that we believe it is true for us and that we are depending on God to fulfill His part.
For example, let’s say you are going through a difficult situation and you claim the promise of Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” This is an act of faith, believing that God will give you the strength you need to get through whatever you are facing.
It is also important to remember that claiming a promise does not guarantee that the situation will immediately change. However, it is a declaration of faith that God is faithful and He will do what He has promised.
How many types of promises of God in the Bible are there?
There are a few different types of promises made in the Bible. When praying the promises of God, think about these types as you pray and even include each one throughout your prayers!
1. Promises made by God to man
Gensis 12:1-3: Now the Lord saidto Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.”
Exodus 3:7-10: Then the Lord said, “I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters. I know their sufferings, and I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites. And now, behold, the cry of the people of Israel has come to me, and I have also seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them. Come, I will send you to Pharaoh that you may bring my people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt.”
2. Promises made by man to God
Numbers 30:2: If a man vows a vow to the Lord, or swears an oath to bind himself by a pledge, he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.
Joshua 24:15: And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”
3. Promises made by man to man
Psalm 15:4: In whose eyes a vile person is despised, but who honors those who fear the Lord; who swears to his own hurt and does not change.
Proverbs 6:1-5: My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, have given your pledge for a stranger, if you are snared in the words of your mouth, caught in the words of your mouth, then do this, my son, and save yourself, for you have come into the hand of your neighbor: go, hasten, and plead urgently with your neighbor. Give your eyes no sleep and your eyelids no slumber; save yourself like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the hand of the fowler.
4. Prophetic promises
Isaiah 7:14: Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
Luke 1:30-33: And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.”
Knowing the different types of promises can help us to understand them better and apply them to our lives accordingly.
Let’s Study More About Promises Of God In The Bible!
Since we’re on the subject, let’s do a bit more digging and learning! By the way, you can take this information and create some fun activities for your kids to study all about God’s promises! Make an awesome unit study out of this information!
What are the 3 promises God made to Abraham?
1. I will make you a great nation (Genesis 12:2)
2. I will bless you (Genesis 12:3)
3. I will make your name great (Genesis 12:2)
What promises did God make in the Old Testament?
To Abraham: I will make you a great nation. (Genesis 12:2)
To Isaac: I will make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky. (Genesis 26:4)
To Jacob: I will be with you and will watch over you wherever you go. (Genesis 28:15)
To Moses: I will bring you into the Promised Land. (Exodus 3:8)
To the Israelites: I will be your God and you will be my people. (Exodus 6:7)
These are just a few of the many promises that God made in the Old Testament. He is a faithful God and He always keeps His promises!
What promises did God make in the New Testament?
Don’t forget to download the printable list of the promises of God up above. Here are a few more promises found in the New Testament!
To the shepherds: A Savior has been born for you. (Luke 2:11)
To Joseph: The child will be called the Son of God. (Luke 1:32)
To Mary: You have found favor with God. (Luke 1:30)
To the disciples: I will be with you always. (Matthew 28:20)
To all who believe: I will never leave you or forsake you. (Hebrews 13:5)
These are just a few of the many wonderful promises that God has made to us in the New Testament. He is always faithful and He will never leave us or forsake us!
What is the most important promise in the Bible?
This is a difficult question to answer because there are so many great promises in the Bible! However, the most important promise may be found in John 3:16-17 where it shows god’s love for us, “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him.”
This is one of the most important promises – if not *the* most important promise – because it tells us that God loves us so much that He sent His Son, Jesus, to die for our sins. Whoever believes in Jesus will not perish but will have eternal life. This is the greatest gift that God has given to us- His Son! There are many other great promises in the Bible, but this one is one of the most important ones because it gives us hope for eternal life.
The Holy Spirit came from this and that’s what the Trinity is! Jesus is a gift of God and His love for us. He stays at the righteous right hand of God.
When you pray, you can pray with perfect peace knowing God is with you through all the good things in life as well as through all the difficult times. He’s with us through financial needs, if we need /want a particular thing, or if we simply need to feel His unfailing love.
Talk to God like family, like the family of Israel. Lord Jesus Christ will cover your entire family with the glory of God and His good works. All the promises of the bible is the truth of God. Every family member is covered by the blood of Christ Jesus.
Be sure you stay in God’s word. The word of God is there in time of need and in your day to day lives. As you live your own lives, know that the love of God is with you. The bible is all you need to fight the enemy! It’s full of amazing promises and it’s full of the Lord’s good promises!
What was the first promise in the Bible?
The first promise in the Bible was made by God to Abraham. He promised to make him a great nation and to bless him (Genesis 12:1-3). This was the beginning of the Abrahamic Covenant which is an everlasting covenant between God and His people.
Free Printable List of the Promises of God + Free Extra Bookmarks!
I hope you enjoy the printable and find it helpful as you seek to memorize God’s promises for your life. And don’t forget to download the free printable list and bookmarks! I hope these resources help you grow in your faith and walk with Jesus. As always, if you have any questions or feedback, please let us know in the comments below.
Do you have a favorite promise of God? Please share in the comments below! I’d love to hear from you!