If there is one thing I have learned that has given me strength, it is that God keeps His word. If He speaks a promise, it will happen. He never goes back on a promise.
When Mary Magdalene and the other women went to check on the tomb of Jesus, they discovered that He was risen. Two men in shining garments told them the following.
He is not here, but is risen! Remember how He spoke to you when He was still in Galilee, saying, ‘The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.’ ” LUKE 24:6-7 NKJV
Upon hearing this, the women remember what the Lord told them, what He has promised. If the Lord speaks a promise directly to someone, He will keep that promise. It is His promises that we can build our faith on.
When the disciples heard the news, they thought the women were making up stories. However, Peter discovered otherwise.
And their words seemed to them like idle tales, and they did not believe them. But Peter arose and ran to the tomb; and stooping down, he saw the linen cloths lying by themselves; and he departed, marveling to himself at what had happened. LUKE 24:11-12 NKJV