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Those who believe in me will place their hands on the sick, and heal them. (Mark 16:18) This promise is listed below in its entirety. The full promise speaks of casting out devils, speaking new languages, handling snakes, drinking poison,…
Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world. (John 16:33) This is a very consoling promise. Jesus warned us that we would be tested because we belong to him.…
All who trust me will no longer be in the darkness. (John 12:46) St. John's gospel has wonderful contrasts between light and darkness, life and death, good and evil. Jesus is seen as a light that came into the darkness…
Anyone who believes in me, will do the same works I do, and even greater works, because I am going to my Father. (John 14:12) This promise must have made a profound impression on the apostles. They had seen Jesus…
I am going away, but I will come back to you. (John 14:28) When it came time for Jesus to return to the Father, the apostles were sad to see him go. He explained to them that it was necessary…
Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live again. (John 11:25) This is a promise that is certainly well worth taking to heart. A promise that transcends death, and that gives certain assurances for beyond the grave,…
If you trust me, you are really trusting God who sent me. (John 12:44) Although we joke about God being a hoary old man in the sky, complete with white flowing beard, there are people who still retain this image.…
I have given you authority over all the power of the evil one; nothing will harm you. (Luke 10:19) This is an extraordinary promise, and, believing it, and acting on it, would completely transform the life of a Christian. When…
Those who believe in me will never thirst. (John 6:35) There is a thirst, as much as a hunger, within the human heart, and it can never be satisfied apart from God. "You have made us for yourself, O Lord,…
Everyone who believes in me will have eternal life. (John 3:15) I entitled this series Jesus Said It… and I believe Him. When I read this promise, I repeated those words of the title to myself. It is a simple,…
Heaven and earth will pass away, but my word will never pass away. (Matthew 24:35) I chose this to begin with, because it underpins all the promises of Jesus. He is giving us his word, and he wants us to…
My generation grew up on promises! I was making promises to God day and night, New Year's Day, Ash Wednesday, Annual Retreats, thunder storms, and every time an airplane went 'iffy' in the sky! I have now reached my 'free…