5 precious promises to guard and bless a young believer – worth memorising by heart.
Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,
As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby: (1 Peter 2.2)
2. Prayer our survival oxygen
If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. (John 15.7)
3. Daily confession of sin and its wonderful washing away in His blood
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our
to cleanse us
from all unrighteousness.
(1 John 1.8-9)
4. Resisting temptation - power promised.
temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man: but God is
faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above that ye are able;
but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be
able to bear it.
5. The true believer’s yearning – to be like the Father.
You shall be holy: for I the LORD your God am holy. (Leviticus 19.2)