God Promised I wIll Never Leave You In Old Testament
God is a rewarder who believes in him. Our righteous life allows God to dwell with us and we find grace in his sight.
The presence of God for his chosen people was displayed throughout the Old Testament. Even when his people left him, forgot him, and started worshipping the idols, he did not leave them.
He sent prophets so they could repent and turn to him. He delivered them from their enemies while they were devastated by their enemies. He came before them and fought on behalf of his people.
We learned that he loves his children and the Lord does never change. His glorious presence will be with us if we keep his words and walk with him.
Psalm 27:10(KJV)“When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up”
Explanation:- The Lord loves us and he will always be with us till the end of this universe. Though our parents may leave us, the Lord is faithful and he will never forsake us. He formed us by his own image and to deliver us from the hell he sent Jesus.
Deuteronomy 31:8(KJV)“And the Lord, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed”
Explanation:- The Lord knows all our names and he takes care of us even when we are in a hopeless situation. Our faith moves him to look upon us and to pick up us when we are in a difficult situation. Sometimes we may think that we have no way to survive but we need to remember that the Lord is with us because he has promised us that he will be with us every moment.
Nehemiah 9:17(KJV)“And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsake them not”
Explanation:- The sinful nature makes us separate from the Holy God. The Love nature Of God made himself humble and he came closer to us by putting the human form in Jesus. When we surrender our life and give our hearts to God we experience something different in our spiritual life and we understand that God is with us and he is the one who is directing our life in this unknown world.
Joshua 1:9(KJV)“Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest”
Explanation:- To see the glory of God in our life we need to trust God and we have to move ahead with courage. Our faith in him will make us witness miraculous work from him. The Lord said he will always be with us and provide us with all our needs and redeem us from all our dangers.
Genesis 28:15(KJV)“And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of”
Explanation:- The Lord dwells everywhere on this earth and if we search for him from our deep hearts, we will definitely find him. He loves us and takes care of us. Always we need to step forward and we will experience the mighty presence of God in our journey towards the eternal destination.
Deuteronomy 4:31(KJV)“(For the Lord thy God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them”
Explanation:- The Lord whom we worship is a merciful God and he knows our hearts. If we ask him for forgiveness he will forgive all our sins and renew us and make us a new man every day by which we come before him with a gentle and humble heart and receive his Grace and that makes us walk with him.
1 Chronicles 28:20(KJV)“And David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do it: fear not, nor be dismayed: for the Lord God, even my God will be with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee until thou hast finished all the work for the service of the house of the Lord”
Explanation:- King David knew the goodness of God as he walked with him so he experienced that the Lord will never forsake us. He also said his experience to his beloved son Solomon to walk with the Lord and understand and receive his blessings so that he will prosper in his life.
Isaiah 41:17(KJV)“When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst, I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them”
Explanation:- The people around us sometimes may not listen to our needs as they are carnal but God hears our cries. He hears our prayers when we seek him diligently and ask him to help us in our trouble. He always extends his helping hand and delivers us from our trials.
1 Kings 8:57(KJV)“The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers: let him not leave us, nor forsake us”
Explanation:- The Lord was with his people till they received the calling. God had given everything to them when they were in great need. Even receiving many blessings from the Lord, the children of Israel left their God many times which made them receive curses from the Lord. Finally, they learned that their God never leaves them but they left their God many times which made them miserable.
1 Samuel 12:22(KJV)“For the Lord will not forsake his people for his great name’s sake: because it hath pleased the Lord to make you his people”
Explanation:- We are the children of the highest God and he will never leave us because he will never make himself shameful before the other people. In the old Testament, we see that the children of Israel were his chosen people and he had provided them everything even when they had no food.
Psalm 94:14(KJV)“For the Lord will not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance”
Explanation:- The Lord called us with a great purpose to give us the eternal life which can be found only in him. The present world is temporal but the world which we will see after this world is eternal and everyone will be in that world, some will experience heaven, on the other hand, the majority of people will be dwelling in hell according to the judgment of the Lord.
God Promised He Always With Us Never Leave Us In New Testament
The Lord was manifested in Jesus and bought each of us by his blood. Now we all have the authority to exercise God’s power. Once we were bondage in sin but Jesus saved us free.
We become His children and he promised us that he will never leave us. He will always be with us and he will come again to take us to our eternal home.
Jesus says that if we obey his words then he will reveal in us and always live with us. He also promised us that he will send us the holy spirit which will be our comforter.
On the day of Pentecost, the disciples of Jesus experienced what Jesus told them before his ascension to heaven. We can boldly confess that our God has defeated this world and he rose again on the third day and came before his disciples and lived with them forty days and now he is dwelling with us in the form of the Holy Spirit.
John 14:18(KJV)“I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you”
Explanation:- Before leaving the world Jesus told his disciples that he will not forsake them but he will come before them in the form of the Holy Spirit. In this verse, Jesus mentioned that he will be with them very soon and we can know that on the day of Pentecost the Holy Spirit came upon his disciples and also many people experienced the presence of God in that offering house where all the disciples use together after the ascension of Jesus.
Hebrews 13:5-6(KJV)“Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me”
Explanation:- We should be satisfied with the things that we have and we must know that we do not belong to this world. The Lord has called us for the eternal home which is our permanent dwelling place. But we must be humble and believe that the Lord is with us and he will never forsake us because he is our loving father.
Matthew 28:20(KJV)“Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen”
Explanation:- Jesus told his disciples that they should teach the world what they have learned from him and at the same time he also promised them that he will always be with us till the end of this world because he loves us. He will never leave us alone on this sinful earth. To receive the heavenly blessings and guidance we need to walk in his promises and we will feel the presence of God in our day-to-day life.
John 14:23(KJV)“Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him”
Explanation:- As born-again believers, we should always keep the word of God and we must put God first in our life. The Lord promised that if we walk in his teachings then the father will also reveal himself in us and he will always save us from all our enemies attacks.
John 14:3(KJV)“And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also”
Explanation:- Before his ascension, Jesus comforts his disciples that he will come back again on this earth. He will prepare the place for the righteous who will faithfully walk in him and obey all of his words will be living with him in heaven. Jesus said that God will always be with us and he will help us to overcome this world and if we follow him then he will never leave us.