Pop Goes the Promise
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.
— Ephesians 1:3
The Bible’s promises are like Billboard’s Top 40 pop songs. Every time you read a Scripture, the Holy Spirit inspires you and something “pops” out at you. Jesus has blessed us with every spiritual blessing, and we can take that as a promise.
Throughout Scripture there are a few promises that really “pop.” The first is a promise of a Savior. “But I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt. You shall acknowledge no God but me, no Savior except me” (Hosea 13:4). Paul said, “I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile” (Romans 1:16).
Next our Savior promises us forgiveness of sins. “This is my blood of the cov- enant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins” (Matthew 26:28). We can come ...
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