TODAY’S MEDITATION – God’s promises are ‘yes’ and ‘amen’… and nothing else (2 Corinthians 1:20)

In today’s verse, the Bible says: “For no matter how many promises God has made, they are “Yes” in Christ. And so through him the “Amen” is spoken by us to the glory of God.” However, many people have become too full of knowledge to the point that they know much more than knowledge itself, and even when they read the Bible or God’s promises, they need to add “but” or “if”… because their case is exceptional and nobody on earth can understand them, how much more God who is not on earth! My brother, my sister, we sometimes need to be sarcastic towards ourselves.

Today, I would like to tell someone something about the promises of God: There’s no ‘if’ no ‘but’ attached to God’s promises; no promise of God is answered by ‘no’ and lastly, every promise made by God is ‘yea’ and ‘amen’ (Corinthians 1:20). Therefore, if God promised it and we embrace it, holding on to it tightly in faith, believing it… He will fulfill His promise!

The problem is that we tend to see the problems of life bigger than they really are or even impossible to be fulfilled by the promises of God. Imagine someone is sick and is asking God for healing. Now, God promised to heal us of all our sicknesses and diseases… if we ask in faith and keep holding fast to that faith as we obey His Word, is it not in God’s glory that He grants that healing? Yet, people ask God for things while they still doubt He will answer them. This is not God’s way! What kind of a promise would it be if there were a “no” attached to it as an answer? The other issue that causes us not to see God’s promises fulfilled in our lives is our true motives that may be hidden to man but not to God: if we ask for things to consume them upon our own lust, God won’t answer that. We cannot make God a party of an evil thing. We cannot make God a party of wrong doing. If we want to do something that’s not right, God will not participate. Sometimes we just want him to heal us so that we could go back to our old ways that may be disgraceful to Him (James 4:3): how many people are sitting in our churches simply because they are sick, looking only for healing but not ready to seek God?

My friend, God knows how to give good things to His children. All the promises of God in Christ Jesus are ‘yes’ and ‘amen’ to the glory of God. So, why wouldn’t we gather in the house of God to seriously pray when when there are so many problems around us and He has so much to give us? Stay blessed in Jesus’ name.