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Consider the following list of Scriptures from the Book of Psalms. They are all verses with positive confessions about who God is, and what He will do for the Psalmist or his people.

(Hey, you know what, you can use these Scriptures to start practising positive confessions of God's goodness even right now!)

It is good to note from the outset that not all (and possibly none) of these promises are unconditional ones. I would suggest that you go through the list below with the express purpose of finding the conditions in the Psalms themselves.

Some texts have been taken from the New International Version of the Bible. Others were taken from The Amplified Bible.

Chapter: verse
But You , O Lord, are a shield for me, my glory, and the lifter up of my head.
I lay down and slept; I wakened again, for the Lord sustains me.
The Lord listens and heeds when I call to Him.
You, Lord, alone make me dwell in safety and trust.
Let all those who take refuge and put their trust in You rejoice; let them ever sing and shout for joy, because You make a covering over them and defend them; let those who love Your name be joyful in You and be in high spirits.
For You, Lord, will bless the [uncompromisingly] righteous [him who is upright and in right standing with You]; as with a shield you will surround him with good will (pleasure and favor).
My defense and shield depend on God, Who saves the upright in heart.
O Lord, You have heard the desire and the longing of the humble and oppressed; You will prepare and strengthen and direct their heart, You will cause Your ear to hear.
The words and promises of the Lord and pure words ... You will keep them and preserve them, O Lord; You will guard and keep us from this [evil] generation for ever.
You will show me the path of life.
I have called upon You, O God, for You will hear me.
He is a shield to all those who take refuge and put their trust in Him. For who is God except the Lord? Or who is a rock save our God? The God who girds me with strength, and makes my way perfect? He makes my feet like hinds' feet [able to stand firmly or make progress on the dangerous heights of testing and trouble]; He sets me securely upon my high places. He teaches my hand to war, so that my arms bend a bow of bronze.
The Lord is my shepherd [to feed, guide and shield me]; I shall not lack. He makes me lie down in (fresh, tender) green pastures; He leads me beside the still and restful waters. He refreshes and restores my life -- my self; He leads me in the paths of righteousness [uprightness and right standing with Him -- not for my earning it, but] for His name's sake. Yes, though I walk through the [deep, sunless] valley of death, I will fear or dread no evil; for You are with me; Your rod [to protect] and Your staff [to guide], they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You anoint my head with oil; my [brimming] cup runs over. Surely or only goodness, mercy and unfailing love shall follow me all the days of my life; and through the length of days the house of the Lord [and His presence] shall be my dwelling place.
My eyes are ever on the Lord, for only he will release my feet from the snare.
For in the day of trouble He will hide me in His shelter; in the secret place of His tent will He hide me; He will set me high upon a rock.
The Lord is my strength and my [impenetrable] shield. The Lord is their [unyielding] strength, and He is the stronghold of salvation to [me] His anointed.
Yes, You are my rock and my fortress.
You are a hiding place for me; You, Lord, preserve me from trouble; You surround me with songs and shouts of deliverance. Selah [pause and think calmly of that]!
I, the Lord, will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with My eye upon you.
But the salvation of the [consistently] righteous is of the Lord; He is their refuge and secure stronghold in the time of trouble. And the Lord helps them and delivers them; He delivers them from the wicked, and saves them, because they trust and take refuge in Him.
[As for me] I am poor and needy, yet the Lord takes thought and plans for me. You are my help and my deliverer.
Yet the Lord will command His loving-kindness in the daytime, and in the night His song shall be with me, a prayer to the God of my life.
God is our refuge and strength [mighty and impenetrable to temptation] a very present and well-proved help in trouble.
But God will redeem me from the power of Sheol [the place of the dead], for He will receive me. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
Behold, God is my helper and ally; the Lord is my upholder and is with them who uphold my life.
As for me, I will call upon God; and the Lord will save me.
Cast your burden on the Lord [releasing the weight of it] and He will sustain you; He will never allow the consistently [righteous] to be moved -- made to slip, fall or fail.
Blessed be the Lord, Who bears our burdens and carries us day by day, even the God Who is our salvation! Selah [pause and calmly think of that]! God is to us a God of deliverances and salvation, and to God, the Lord, belongs escape from death [setting us free].
For the Lord hears the poor and needy, and despises not His prisoners [His miserable and wounded ones].
For you are my hope; O Lord God, You are my trust from my youth and the source of my confidence.
You Who have shown us [all], troubles great and sore, will quicken us again and will bring us up again from the depths of the earth.
For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows [present] grace and favor and [future] glory -- honor, splendor and heavenly bliss! No good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly.
I will listen to what the Lord will say; he promises peace to his people, his saints - but let them not return to folly.
But you, O Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in faithfulness.
I will say of the Lord, "He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust." Surely he will save you from the fowler's snare and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart. You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at midday. A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you. You will only observe with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked.
Praise the Lord ... who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's. ...
The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. He will not always accuse, now will he harbor his anger forever; he does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities. For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him; for he knows how we are formed, he remembers that we are dust. ...
... from everlasting to everlasting the Lord's love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children's children - with those who keep his covenant and remember to obey his precepts.
103:2-5, 8-14
The Lord is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion. The Lord protects the simple hearted; when I was in great need, he saved me.
The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me? The Lord is with me; he is my helper. I will look in triumph on my enemies. It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in man. It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in princes.
My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip - he who watches over you will not slumber. ... The Lord watches over you - the Lord is your shade at your right hand; the sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord will keep you from all harm - he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.
121:2-3, 5-8
Those who trust in the Lord are like the mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever.
Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in his ways. You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours. Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your sons will be like olive shoots around your table. Thus is the man blessed who fears the Lord. May the Lord bless you from Zion all the days of your life; may you see the prosperity of Jerusalem, and may you live to see your children's children.

All of these are positive confessions in faith as to what God will undoubtedly do. The Psalmist was so sure of God and His goodness that he boldly stated what God would do or was capable of doing for him.

The next step will add to the above Scriptures from the Psalms for which there is a New Testament basis to believe that the prayers may actually be treated as if they were promises, and hence turned into confessions of faith.

Now go to Step 2.

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