God's Promises For Women

God's Promises For Women

by Jack Countryman


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God's Promises For Women by Jack Countryman

In this collection of Scripture verses selected especially for women from the New King James Version, the reader will find passages on a variety of topics, including:

  • Rejoicing Day and Night
  • Hope in God's Faithfulness
  • Having Joy in God
  • Seeking God's Sovereignty
  • It also includes a listing of dynamic women of faith from the Bible.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780849956201
Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/1999
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,255,790
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jack Countryman is the founder of JCountryman® Gift Books, a division of Thomas Nelson, and the recipient of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Jordan Lifetime Achievement Award. Over the past 30 years, he has developed bestselling gift books such as God’s Promises® for Your Every Need, God’s Promises® for Men, God’s Promises® for Women, God Listens,and Red Letter Words of Jesus. Countryman’s books have sold more than 20 million units.

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Chapter One

Worship Him

Give unto the Lord, O you mighty ones,
Give unto the Lord glory and strength.
Give unto the Lord the glory due to His name;
Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.

Psalm 29:1-2

Oh come, let us worship and bow down;
Let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.
For He is our God,
And we are the people of His pasture,
And the sheep of His hand.
Today, if you will hear His voice.

Psalm 95:6-7

    The hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him. God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.

John 4:23-24

Oh, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness!
Tremble before Him, all the earth.

Psalm 96:9

    Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

Seek the Lord and His strength;
Seek His face evermore!
Remember His marvelous works which He has done,
His wonders, and the judgments of His mouth.

1 Chronicles 16:11-12

Blessed are those who keep His testimonies,
Who seek Him with the wholeheart!
With my whole heart I have sought You;
Oh, let me not wander from Your commandments!

Psalm 119:2, 10

Thus I will bless You while I live;
I will lift up my hands in Your name.
My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness,
And my mouth shall praise You with joyful lips.

Psalm 63:4-5

Obey Him

    But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

James 1:22

    If you love Me, keep My commandments.

John 14:15

    Peter and the other apostles answered and said: "We ought to obey God rather than men."

Acts 5:29

    Whoever comes to Me, and hears My sayings and does them, I will show you whom he is like: He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently against that house, and could not shake it, for it was founded on the rock. But he who heard and did nothing is like a man who built a house on the earth without a foundation, against which the stream beat vehemently; and immediately it fell. And the ruin of that house was great.

Luke 6:47-49

    He who is faithful in what is least is faithful also in much; and he who is unjust in what is least is unjust also in much.

Luke 16:10

    We have had human fathers who corrected us, and we paid them respect. Shall we not much more readily be in subjection to the Father of spirits and live? For they indeed for a few days chastened us as seemed best to them, but He for our profit, that we may be partakers of His holiness.

Hebrews 12:9-10

    The world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides forever.

1 John 2:17

Now the just shall live by faith;
But if anyone draws back,
My soul has no pleasure in him.

Hebrews 10:38

Come to Him in Prayer

    Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Hebrews 4:16

Evening and morning and at noon
I will pray, and cry aloud,
And He shall hear my voice.

Psalm 55:17

Give ear, O Lord, to my prayer;
And attend to the voice of my supplications.
In the day of my trouble I will call upon You,
For You will answer me.

Psalm 86:6-7

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous,
And His ears are open to their prayers;
But the face of the LORD is against those who do evil.

1 Peter 3:12

    Then He spoke a parable to them, that men always ought to pray and not lose heart.

Luke 18:1

    When you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.

Matthew 6:5-6

You will make your prayer to Him,
He will hear you,
And you will pay your vows.
You will also declare a thing,
And it will be established for you;
So light will shine on your ways.

Job 22:27-28

    Let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind.

James 1:6

Listen to the Holy Spirit

    For what man knows the things of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? Even so no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God. Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God.

    These things we also speak, not in words which man's wisdom teaches but which the Holy Spirit teaches, comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

1 Corinthians 2:11-13

    For the Holy Spirit will teach you in that very hour what you ought to say.

Luke 12:12

    Speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head—Christ—from whom the whole body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which every part does its share, causes growth of the body for the edifying of itself in love.

    Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.

Ephesians 4:15-16, 30

    You, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

Jude 20-21

    Nevertheless I tell you the truth. It is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I depart, I will send Him to you. And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: of sin, because they do not believe in Me; of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more; of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.

    I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now.

John 16:7-12

    Knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of any private interpretation, for prophecy never came by the will of man, but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.

2 Peter 1:20-21

    If the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.

    The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together.

    For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

    Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Now He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He makes intercession for the saints according to the will of God.

Romans 8:11, 16-18, 26-27

    But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you.

John 14:26

    Being assembled together with them, He commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the Promise of the Father, "which," He said, "you have heard from Me; for John truly baptized with water, but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now."

    And He said to them, "It is not for you to know times or seasons which the Father has put in His own authority. But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth."

Acts 1:4-5, 7-8

    Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think of anything as being from ourselves, but our sufficiency is from God, who also made us sufficient as ministers of the new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.

    Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 3:5-6, 17-18

Table of Contents

God's Plan for Women Is to
1. Worship Him2
2. Obey Him4
3. Come to Him in Prayer6
4. Listen to the Holy Spirit8
God Teaches Women to Walk in His Word by
1. Praising His Might14
2. Trusting His Power17
3. Focusing on His Love19
4. Praying for His Will22
5. Following His Light24
6. Rejoicing Day and Night26
God Delights in Women Who Are
1. Seeking Him30
2. Confident of Him32
3. Forgiven by Him34
4. Growing in Him36
5. Serving Him38
6. Showing Him to Others40
God Walks with Women
1. Through Heartache44
2. Through Adversity46
3. Through Danger48
4. Through Impatience50
5. ThroughDisappointment52
6. Through Failure55
God Encourages Each Woman to
1. Cherish Being a Friend58
2. Give to Others with Grace60
3. Live a Life of Service62
4. Offer Encouragement64
5. Pray for One Another66
6. Celebrate with Joy68
God Teaches a Woman How to
1. Trust Him Completely72
2. Hold On to Faith74
3. Have Joy in Him76
4. Center Her Life in Him78
5. Rest in His Protection80
6. Obtain His Promises83
God Blesses Women When They
1. Trust in His Power86
2. Praise His Goodness90
3. Hope in His Faithfulness92
4. Rest in His Peace95
5. Stand Strong in Faith98
6. Claim His Victory100
God Comforts Women as They Learn to
1. Handle Spiritual Trials104
2. Confront Serious Illness107
3. Handle Financial Problems109
4. Face the Years Ahead111
5. Call on God's Divine Protection113
6. Be Content115
God Gives Freely to Women
1. Hope for Eternal Life120
2. Wisdom for Daily Living124
3. Victory Over Sin128
4. Comfort in Troubled Times132
5. Power to Defeat Fear135
6. Courage to Be Women of Integrity139
God Helps Women to Grow by
1. Recognizing Evil144
2. Controlling the Tongue146
3. Dealing with Lust148
4. Overcoming Worldliness150
5. Putting Aside Pride153
6. Rejoicing in the Lord156
God Rejoices with Women When They
1. Join with Other Believers160
2. Seek to Understand God's Ways163
3. Stand in Awe of the Lord166
4. Seek His Sovereignty169
5. Hope for Revival172
6. Search for Signs of Eternity175
Dynamic Women of Faith
1. Mary—Mother of Jesus182
2. Elizabeth—Mother of John the Baptist184
3. Sarah—Wife of Abraham186
4. Hannah—Mother of Samuel188
5. Ruth—Great Grandmother of David189
6. Lydia—Seller of Purple (Merchant)191

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