He Who Promised Is Faithful

 

For He who promised
is faithful

He who promised
is true

that we might hold fast
our confession

of the hope we have
in You.

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The Faithful One is with me.

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“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.”

“But we are not of those who draw back to perdition. But of those who believe to the saving of the soul.”

Hebrews 10:23,39. NKJV

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A Better Hope

 

We draw near to God
through the bringing in

of a better
hope

according to the power
of endless life

our forever High Priest
arose.

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The One who draws us near to God is with me.

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“And it is yet far more evident if, in the likeness of Mechizedek, there arise another priest”

“who has come not according to the law of a fleshly commandment, but according to the power of an endless life.”

“. . . for the law made nothing perfect; on the other hand, there is the bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.”

Hebrews 7:15,16,18. NKJV

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A Sure Anchor

 

We have a certain hope
of salvation

a sure anchor
for our soul

that takes us
behind the veil

where our sweet Jesus
goes.

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My soul has an anchor for You are with me.

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“This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil,”

“where the forerunner has entered for us, even Jesus, having become High Priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.”

Hebrews 6:19,20. NKJV

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Laying Hold

 

It is impossible
for God to lie

so our consolation’s
strong

and we can run
for refuge

to the hope where we
belong.

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I can lay hold of hope for You are with me.

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“Thus God, determining to show more abundantly to the heirs of promise the immutability of His counsel, confirmed it by an oath,”

“that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might have string consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us.”

Hebrews 6:17,18. NKJV

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Diligent Hope

 

Stay diligent
assured by hope

not giving in to
despair

imitating those
with faith and patience

who of the promises
are heirs.

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I can stay diligent in hope for You are with me.

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“And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope until the end “

“that you do not become sluggish, but imitate those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.”

Hebrews 6:11,12. NKJV

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Heirs Of Hope

 

We’ve been justified
by His grace

heirs to the hope
of eternal life

though we too
we’re once deceived

now the Spirit’s poured on us
through Jesus Christ.

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I am an heir to hope for You are with me.

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“For we ourselves were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived . . .”

“But when the kindness and the love of God our Savior toward man appeared “

“not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit “

“whom He poured out on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Savior,”

“that having been justified by His grace we should become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.”

Titus 3:3,4,5,6,7. NKJV

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My Hope

 

Help me understand
how frail I am

that I might
count my days

placing all
my hope in You

the Lord my God
who saves.

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I can pause and consider where my hope lies, for You are with me.

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“LORD, make me to know my end, and what is the measure of my days, that I may know how frail I am.”

“Indeed, You have made my days as handbreaths, and my age is as nothing before You; certainly every man at his best state is but vapor.” Selah

“Surely every man walks about like a shadow; surely they busy themselves in vain; he heaps up riches, and does not know who will gather them.”

“And now, LORD, what do I wait for? My hope is in You.”

Psalm 39:4,5,6,7. NKJV

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Prisoners Of Hope

 

You’ll no longer live
chained to fear

but hope’s prisoner you’ll
now be

as I restore double
and lift you up

as My banner of great
beauty.

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I am a prisoner of hope for You are with me.

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“Return to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope, even today I declare that I will restore double to you.”

“The LORD their God will save them in that day, as the flock of His people. For they shall be like the jewels of a crown, lifted like a banner over His land – “

“for how great is their goodness and how great their beauty.”

Zechariah 9:12,16,17. NKJV

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Everlasting Consolation

 

Stand fast and
hold onto

the gospel that
you’ve heard

knowing you are
loved and given

comfort and hope for
every good work.

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You are with me and give me everlasting consolation and good hope.

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“Therefore, brethren, stand fast and hold the traditions which you were taught, whether by word or our epistle.”

“Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace,”

“comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work.”

2 Thessalonians 2:15,16,17 NKJV

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Of The Day

 

We are not
in spiritual darkness

but sons of light
daughters of day

wearing our breastplates
of faith and love

with the confident hope
of the saved.

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I have a confident hope and assurance of salvation, for You are with me.

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“But you, brethren, are not in darkness, so that this Day should over take you as a thief.”

“You are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor darkness.”

“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 5:4,5,8. NKJV

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