God’s Faithfulness

Revelation 19 describes the awesome scene of Jesus, the King of kings, riding out of heaven with the armies of God marching behind Him! In the wonderful description of our glorified Lord, John says that His name is “Faithful and True”. The very name of Jesus speaks of His faithfulness, at the very heart of our God is the fact that He is faithful!

1. He is faithful to forgive sins
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1v9)

2. He is faithful to keep His word
“Know therefore that the LORD your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commands.” (Deut 7:9)
Gods word is a sure foundation! Everything He has promised to do in His Word – provide for us, heal us, supply our needs, give us eternal life – we can know that He will fulfill His Word, it is a certainty, His Word is faithful.

3. He is faithful to fulfill His promises
“The LORD is faithful to all his promises and loving toward all he has made.” (Psalm 145v13)
If God has spoken something over your life, know that God is faithful to do what He has promised!

4. He is faithful to protect His children
“He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.” (Psalm 91)

5. He is faithful to preserve the tempted
“No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear.” (1 Corin 10:13)
Are you having a tough time? Know that you are not going to be defeated! God is faithful and He will bring you through!

6. He is faithful to strengthen the weak
“But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.” (2 Thess 3v3)
Whatever weakness’ you are feeling or struggling with, you can recieve whatever you need in His presence. It is a guarantee!

7. He is faithful in His character
“He is the Rock, his works are perfect, and all his ways are just. A faithful God who does no wrong, upright and just is he.” (Deut 32v4)
God is the same yesterday, today and forever! He never has a bad day, He is never in a bad mood! He is always perfect, always powerful, always loving, always awesome!

Gods faithfulness is:

a) enduring
“if we are faithless, he will remain faithful, for he cannot disown himself” (2 Tim 2v13)
It will never end or run out! He will always be faithful. We can never exhaust the faithfulness and favour of our God!

b) fresh
“Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” (Lam 3v22-23)
His mercies are older than time itself, and yet they are also fresh manna to be eaten every day. Why don’t you taste and see today that God is good, and that God is faithful!