God is faithful. The Bible says, “Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.” (Lamentations 3:22-23) Lord Jehovah is faithful, and His mercies are new every morning. The LORD can always be trusted to show mercy. Because of the loving devotion of the Lord, we are not consumed for His mercies never fail. The Lord’s lovingkindness indeed never ceases, for His compassion never fails. In Malachi 3:6-7, the Lord says, “For I am the LORD, I do not change …” The LORD informs the sons of Jacob that even though they had gone away from His ordinances that He would be faithful to honor His covenant; however, return to Me and I will return to you.
God’s faithfulness is shown throughout the Bible. Let us look at a few of the Scripture verses in the Bible about God’s faithfulness.
“Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.“ (Hebrews 4:16)
“No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.” (1 Corinthians 10:13)
“He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler.” (Psalm 91:4)
“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleans us from all unrighteousness.” (1 John 1:9)
“My Sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. And I give eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand.” (John 10:27-28)
God’s Steadfastness and Loyalty to Humanity
The Faithfulness of God describes His perfect steadfastness and loyalty. It is a foundational truth about the nature and character of God. God is perfect in His faithfulness which governs who He is (His nature) and how He relates to His servants (His relationship to humanity). Faithfulness is one of God’s attributes that describes His loyalty and steadfastness toward supplying all of our needs. We live in a fallen world where people are confused, mentally disturbed and their promises cannot be trusted. Our LORD God can be trusted and cannot be shaken. He is always faithful to His Word and His relationship with His servants.
God is Totally Trustworthy
When we say God is faithful it means He is trustworthy. He is perfectly faithful. The prophet Isaiah wrote: “O LORD, you are my God; I will exalt You and praise Your name, for in perfect faithfulness You have done marvelous things, things planned long ago.” (Isaiah 25)
To be faithful is to be reliable, steadfast and unwavering, and the Bible speaks of this type
of faithfulness is four ways: as an attribute of God, as a positive characteristic of some people, as characteristic that many people lack, and as a gift of the Holy Spirit.
What Does Scripture Say About God’s Faithfulness?
Because God is faithful, we can always trust in Him. We can hold on to His promises. Because God is faithful, we can trust that Jesus Christ’ death on the cross is sufficient payment for our sins. “He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it.” (1 Thessalonians 5:24)
Deuteronomy 32:4 says, “He is the Rock, His work is perfect; for all His ways are justice, a God of truth and without injustice; righteous and upright is He.”
Why is God Faithful?
The LORD God is the faithful Creator. God is faithful to forgive those who sin against Him. Jesus Christ is called our faithful Great High Priest. God’s faithfulness is demonstrated in the fact that he will not abandon His people. Finally, He will remain faithful to those who deny Him. Because He is faithful, God desires faithfulness for His people. God promise heaven to the faithful servants. The New Testament promise rewards of heaven that God promises those who are faithful. “For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shot, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus, we shall always be with the Lord. Therefore comfort one another with these words.” (1 Thessalonians 4:16-18)
Scriptures on Man’s Faithfulness
“But let us who are of the day be sober; putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet the hope of salvation.” (1 Thessalonians 5:8)
“And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.” (Colossians 3:17)
“Sing praise to the LORD, you saints of His, and give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name.” (Psalm 30:4)
“Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.” (James 1:12)
“He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk uprightly, He guards the paths of justice, and preserves the way of His saints.” (Proverbs 2:7-8)
“Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his master made ruler over his household, to give them food in due season? Blessed is that servant whom his master, when he comes, will find so doing.” (Matthew 24:45-46)
What are the Greatest Promises of the Bible?
“And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:19)
“I will worship toward Your holy temple; and praise Your name for Your loving kindness and Your truth; for You have magnified Your word above all Your name.” (Psalm 138:2a-c)
“For if Joshua had given them rest, then He would not afterward have spoken of another day.”
“For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us.”
(2 Corinthians 1:20)
“As for Me, behold, My covenant is with you, and you shall be a father of many nations. No longer shall your name be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham; for I have made you a father of many nations.” (Genesis 17:4-5)
God’s Amazing Love
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in His should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.” (John 3:16-17) God sent his own Son, Jesus Christ, the Messiah, born of a virgin and lived a sinless life on earth and died in our place on the cross. Before the Messiah died on the cross, He spoke seven Scripture verses that are recorded in the Bible. These are His words from the cross.
“Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” (Luke 23:34)
These were the first words Jesus Christ spoke from the cross. His prayer is for those who have crucified the Son of God as they divided His garments and cast lots. (Luke 23:35)
“Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.” (Like 23-43)
Jesus Christ came to the earth to seek and save all those who believe and repent of their sin. Jesus offered salvation to a repentant thief hanging on a cross beside Him who said “Lord, remember me when You come into Your kingdom.” (Luke 23:42)
“Woman behold your son! Then He said to the Disciple, ‘Behold your mother!’” (John 19:26,27)
Jesus Christ loved His mother and those who loved Him. So, He made provision for her with one of His disciple John.
“My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” (Matthew 27:46)
Jesus Christ spoke these words about the ninth hour from the cross and there was darkness over all the land. Some who were near Him at the cross thought He was calling for Elijah. Separation from God is being in hell. Meanwhile, Jesus Christ was willing to suffer on the cross for ever would believe in Him as the Messiah and repent.
“I Thirst.” (John 19:28)
Jesus Christ, though the Son of God, who had never sinned, took on human flesh to pay the penalty for humanity. It is a mystery that the Son of God, would become God in the flesh and take on human form and suffer on our behalf and that our sin and guilt was place on Him for our redemption. (John 1:1, 14) Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD! “Jesus said except a man is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Except a man is born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3,5, 16-17). To be ready for the rapture you must be born again and brought into the Lord’s household. If you are born again by the Holy Spirit of God, you can take comfort in knowing that the Lord will return for you at the time of the rapture.
“It is finished.” (John 19:30)
Jesus Christ knowing on the cross that all things were accomplished that the Scripture might be filled, said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His Spirit. Salvation for humanity
was now complete. Because of Jesus Christ, who believe in His death, burial, and resurrection we are reconciled to God the Father and are members of the family of God now and forever. Praise the LORD!
“Father, into Your hands I commit My Spirit.” (Luke 23:46)
For the wages of sin is death. Jesus Christ paid the price on calvary cross for all who believe and have faith in Him. On the third day, God raised Him from the grave and after appearing to His disciples and to many of his believers. Jesus Christ said, “These are the words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things must be fulfilled which were written in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms concerning Me.” “Thus, it is written, and thus it was necessary for Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead on the third day and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. And you are witnesses of these things. Behold, I send the Promise of My Father upon you; but tarry in the city of Jerusalem until you are endued with power from on high.” (Luke 24:44,46-49)
Lord Jesus, I am sorry for my sins, and I ask You to forgive me. I open the door of my heart and receive You as my Lord and Savior. Take control of my life and begin making me that person You want me to be. Thank You, Lord Jesus for saving me. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
“You shall mediate in it day and night, that you may do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.” (Joshua 1:8)
Your daily walk with Lord should include reading your Bible every day; talking to God in prayer daily and finding a church where the Bible is taught as the Word of God. Life is short but eternity is forever!! “Behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with Me, to give everyone according to their work. I am alpha and omega, the beginning, and the end, the first and the last. Blessed are they that do His commandments that they may have right to the tree of life and may enter in through the gates into the city. May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.” (Revelation 22:12-14, 21)
Scripture verses taken from the New King James Version of the Bible.
Constance A. Burns, NAAV Volunteer for Scripture Readings and Moments of Meditation Contributor; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.