A BRIGHT PROMISE.
“ I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee” ( Heb.13:5).
The frequency of the promise of God’s unfailing presence is very marked in God’s Word.
Ⅰ. The Promiser of this promise—Jehovah (Gen.28:15).
Ⅱ. The ground of this promise—covenant (Deut.4:31).
Ⅲ. The power of this promise in conflict ( Deut.31:6).
Ⅳ. The suitability of this promise for special work (Deut.31:8).
Ⅴ. The certainty of this promise (Joshua 1:5).
Ⅵ. The reason of the fulfillment of this promise (1/Sam.12:22).
Ⅶ. The stimulus of this promise (1.Chron.28:20).
Ⅷ. The condition to be fulfilled to know the truth of this promise (1.Kings 6:12.13).
Ⅸ. The presentness, Perfectness, and perpetuity of this promise (Psalm 37:28-33).
Ⅹ. This promise is valid, although saints may not always realize it (Psalm 94:14).
Ⅺ. The class of people that appreciate this promise ( Is.41:17).
Ⅻ. The immutability of this promise (Heb.13:5,6).
── F.E. Marsh《Five Hundred Bible Readings》