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Memory Monday – Week 62

I probably read this verse and skipped over it many times until I realized how much power it holds.Β 2 Corinthians 1:20 says, “For no matter how many promises God has made, they are “Yes” in Christ. And so through him the “Amen” is spoken by us to the glory of God.

When we say yes and amen we are agreeing that Jesus has fulfilled all of God’s promises. If you have ever been in attendance of a church service or in a time of prayer and you hear people say things like “yes or amen” this verse tells you why – people are agreeing verbally with the word of God. We know when we pray asking for what God has already promised the answer HAS to be yes and amen. God is yes and amen. He is truth and no matter how difficult your situation or circumstance is He will fulfill His promise.

We will never step into our destiny and what God has for us until we start believing and acting upon His promises. God’s promises are true whether we believe them or not. But, when we step into what He has already told us, we can live the abundant life He sent his son for us to live for. Stand on His word and promises until you see them manifest. It might not be when you want them to, but He has to keep His word.

Memory Monday for God's promises in 2 Corinthians 1:20

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14 Comments
  • Elisha
    Posted at 09:52h, 25 August Reply

    This is by far one of my favorite verses! It is so important for us to say “amen” which is translated to “so be it” as it is an outward expression of our faith and belief in God’s promises! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

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  • jennifer prod
    Posted at 12:10h, 25 August Reply

    oh caroline, i’ve never thought about it this way, and, now that you’ve pointed it out, Amen holds so much more beauty. thank you!!

  • Kelli {A Deeper Joy}
    Posted at 14:38h, 25 August Reply

    Great verse! So true that it doesn’t always happen when we want, but it will happen! Amen!

  • Gen Delali
    Posted at 15:27h, 25 August Reply

    such a simple yet powerful verse! it’s so true how we need to step in faith on our part in order for the promises to be fulfilled. thanks for sharing. πŸ™‚

  • Morgan
    Posted at 15:35h, 25 August Reply

    YES YES YES! Amen! Love this!

  • Beka
    Posted at 17:36h, 25 August Reply

    This is a good verse! I like it a lot. Thanks for sharing.

  • Megan Davis
    Posted at 19:15h, 25 August Reply

    Amen! May we truly believe in the promises that God has already spoken!

  • Angela
    Posted at 19:25h, 25 August Reply

    Great post, great reminder! Aaaaaaaaamen. πŸ™‚

  • Tania // Run To Radiance
    Posted at 12:46h, 26 August Reply

    “God’s promises are true whether we believe them or not”…so good! YES!

  • Mel @ there is a higher hope
    Posted at 19:03h, 26 August Reply

    Amen!!! Love this post!

  • Jennifer | The Deliberate Mom
    Posted at 21:49h, 28 August Reply

    What can I say other than YES and AMEN!

    Awesome post and a fabulous scripture that never stood out to me until now!

    Much appreciation for linking up to the #SHINEbloghop. I love that you took a moment to shine!

    Wishing you a lovely weekend.
    xoxo

  • Charlene Maugeri
    Posted at 08:31h, 04 September Reply

    Wow! I have never thought much of this verse before. Like you, I think I usually skip over it. But it’s powerful! Thanks for sharing!

  • Katie
    Posted at 09:19h, 04 September Reply

    Love this! I don’t act upon His promises for me enough! Thanks so much for this encouragement to do so!

  • Jessy
    Posted at 08:09h, 05 September Reply

    Gorgeous scripture! Thanks for linking up with me on my first Sharing Scripture! http://www.theartsycajun.com/2014/09/welcome-to-very-first.html

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