Our children’s book is called Rainbows of Promises because it is based upon the simple truths that the Lord has given us in both the Old and New Testaments. I fear that often we beg God about the things He has clearly promised, rather than simply trusting Him. And the biggest concern is that I think we run the risk of calling God a liar, rather than trusting Him.
But as surely as God is faithful, our message to you is not “Yes” and “No.” For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us—by me and Silas and Timothy—was not “Yes” and “No,” but in him it has always been “Yes.” 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. Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ. He anointed us, set his seal of ownership on us, and put his Spirit in our hearts as a deposit, guaranteeing what is to come.
II Corinthians 1:18-22 (NIV)
Going deeper into this subject:
Trusting God for the thing’s He’s promised instead of pleading and pleading. Filomina got it, and states it in this short 30 second video.