GOD'S WORD IS SURE! 11-8-2015

posted Nov 23, 2015, 9:21 AM by Dale Barnes   [ updated Nov 23, 2015, 9:23 AM ]

 “For no word from God will ever fail.” (Luke 1:37 NIV) This was the last word from the angel Gabriel given to Mary, the mother of Jesus; when he spoke to her about a virgin birth.  He also spoke about Elizabeth, her cousin, having a child when she was very old.  If God declares a thing to take place, nothing can hinder.  God had spoken, and his word will happen.

Oh, well!  These were Bible days, hundreds of years ago. We can’t expect these things for today!  This can easily be our thinking!  Yet, the Bible declares clearly that God is the same forever.  He never changes.  As you and I take the challenge of trusting and following Christ, we open ourselves to God’s grace and power. All things become possible.

I remember, a number of years ago, I was challenged by the Lord to build a church building, I did not have the ability or the money to do it.  Finally, as I stepped out and began to act, the expertise and finances began to come and the building was built with no debt.  It is still being used today.  God can be trusted.

God continues to give promises today. I was in Japan, in the Air Force, when I became a Christian. A friend and I visited some missionaries. We had to travel 18 hours by train. As we arrived at the station to purchase our tickets for the return trip, we were told there was no room on the train. I was very troubled for we only had 24 hrs left to get back to our base. All of a sudden, I heard these words within; “Everything we will be alright;” followed by a peace within.  Just before the train was to leave, we checked again about tickets, and someone had just cancelled a two ticket reservation. We arrived on time! “No word from God will ever fail