God is with his people

A selection of verses showing that God promises to be with his people always.

God promises to be with Abraham’s son [Isaac] and his grandson [Jacob]:

Genesis 26 verse 3

3 Live in this land, and I will be with you, and will bless you. For I will give to you, and to your offspring, all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to Abraham your father.

Genesis 28 verse 15

15 Behold, I am with you, and will keep you, wherever you go, and will bring you again into this land. For I will not leave you, until I have done that which I have spoken of to you.”

God says he will be with Joshua as he was with Moses :

Joshua 1 verse 5

5 No man will be able to stand before you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not fail you nor forsake you. 

God says he was with David wherever he went. He has destroyed his enemies and made him great:

2 Samuel 7 verses 8 - 9

8 Now therefore tell my servant David this, ‘The LORD of Armies says, “I took you from the sheep pen, from following the sheep, to be prince over my people, over Israel. 9 I have been with you wherever you went, and have cut off all your enemies from before you. I will make you a great name, like the name of the great ones who are in the earth.

David asks that God will be with his son Solomon in building the temple:

1 Chronicles 22 verse 11

11 Now, my son, may the LORD be with you and prosper you, and build the house of the LORD your God, as he has spoken concerning you.

Jesus Christ promises that he and God will be with those who love him:

John 14 verse 23

23 Jesus answered him, “If a man loves me, he will keep my word. My Father will love him, and we will come to him, and make our home with him. 

Paul ends his letter to the Romans by asking that God may be with the early believers:

Romans 15 verse 33

33 Now the God of peace be with you all. Amen. 

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