Scripture to Read: Hebrews 6:18-20
As we read Hebrews 6:18-20, we continue from yesterday’s devotion that God’s promises are true and we can count on His promises because He has made an oath by His own Name. God’s promises and God’s oath are never going to change because God cannot lie. The difference between a promise and an oath is that the “promise” is what will be done, or not done, according to our promise. An “oath” is swearing on someone greater than us, to hold us accountable to follow through on the promise we have made. So, God made His promises throughout His Word and then made an oath, according to Himself, because no one is greater than God. That means we can know, without any doubt, that all of God’s promises will come true. That is why our hope is secure, and as God’s Word says, “we have an anchor of the soul.” The “anchor” is our Lord Jesus Christ, for He came as our Great High Priest and gave Himself as the Perfect Sacrifice to pay the full price for our sin, for all time. Because Christ laid down His life for us, we have the confidence to come into the Holy Presence of God the Father and have sweet fellowship with Him. The veil that was in the temple was ripped from top to bottom when Christ died on the cross. Through Christ, our High Priest, the Holy of Holies was opened to everyone who surrenders to Christ as Lord and Savior.
Challenge & Application
What did you learn today about God’s promises and His oath? Who will you share this truth with today, or least sometime this week?
Don’t forget to pray using the A.C.T.S. (Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, Supplication) method!