Standing on the Promises
"A Promise for God's Supply"
October 22, 1995
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
We're thinking these Sunday nights under the general heading: Standing on the Promises! So ..
take your Bible and turn please to Philippeans chapter 4.
We discovered last Sunday night at the apostle Paul tells us in 2 Corinthians 1.20, "For all the
promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us." With every promise
from God there is Yes followed by Amen!
Last Sunday we saw God's Promise for Hard Times in Roman 8.28, "For we know (certainty) ..
that all things work together (completeness) ... for good to those who love God (condition)."
And Paul says that after that promise comes a Yes .. followed by Amen! When God makes a
promise: faith believes it ... hope anticipates it .. and patience awaits it!
God's promises are like life preservers. They keep the soul from sinking in the sea of trouble!
Now ... we tend to make promises don't keep ... but God never fails to fulfill his promises. Our God is not
only a promise maker .. he is a promise keeper!
And in Phillippeans 4 we find one of God's great promises. Look if you will to verse 4 as we
Say .. do you have a need tonight? Are you in need? Well then ... here is a promise for you! "And
my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus."
"Got any rivers you cannot cross? God any mountains you cannot tunnel through? God
specializes in the things thought impossible. He does those things that no one else can do!"
When Israel needed a leader ... God raised up Moses. When they needed water in the desert ...
God supplied it from a rock. When they needed food in the wilderness .. God gave them manna. When
they needed an escape .. God split the Red Sea. When Abraham needed an offering .. God supplied him
with a ram. When Shadrach, Meshech and Abednego needed fire pro ...
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