6634 deliverance

6634 deliverance

God frequently rescues people from danger, suffering and sin, often through human agency.

The source of deliverance

Deliverance comes from God Ps 3:8 See also Ex 3:7-8; Ps 18:2; Da 3:16-17; Jnh 2:9

There is no deliverance by other gods 2Ki 18:33 pp Isa 36:18

There is no escape from God Isa 43:13

Deliverance may be declined Mt 26:53-54; Jn 18:36; Heb 11:35

Different kinds of deliverance

From danger 1Sa 17:37 See also Lk 8:23-24; 2Co 1:9-10; 2Ti 4:17

From illness Ps 103:3; Isa 38:16

From trouble Ps 34:17,19; Ps 54:7

From slavery Ex 20:2

From enemies Jer 38:10-13; Da 6:19-22; Lk 1:74; 2Th 3:2

From Satan Lk 13:16; Lk 22:31-32

From the fear of death Heb 2:14-15

From all fears Ps 34:4; Rev 1:17

From sin Gal 1:4 See also Ps 32:7; 2Th 2:13; Rev 1:5

From the coming wrath Lk 3:7; 1Th 1:10; 1Th 5:9

Deliverance for God’s people

God promises deliverance Jer 15:11 See also Da 12:1

God’s people are to pray for deliverance Mt 6:13 See also 2Ki 19:19 pp Isa 37:20; Ps 59:1-2

The means of deliverance

Direct intervention by God Ex 14:13; 2Ki 7:6

Deliverance by angels Ac 12:7

Deliverance by human agency Ge 37:17-22; Jdg 2:16; Ac 23:16-24

God’s people as deliverers

Abraham Ge 14:14-16

Moses Ac 7:35-36 See also Ps 77:20

Joshua Ex 17:8-13

The judges Jdg 2:16 See also Jdg 3:9,15,31; Jdg 4:1-10,23; Jdg 6:12,16; Jdg 10:1; Jdg 11:32; Jdg 13:2-5,24-25

Samuel 1Sa 7:3-13

Saul 1Sa 11:9-13

Jonathan 1Sa 14:45

David 2Sa 8:1,14

Jesus Christ Lk 4:18-19 See also Isa 61:1-2; 1Ti 2:5; Heb 2:14-15

Ministers and others through the gospel Ac 26:17-18; 2Ti 2:25-26; Jas 5:19-20

Gifted Christians Mt 10:1 pp Lk 9:1 See also Mk 16:17; Ac 3:6; Ac 8:6-7; Ac 16:16-18; 1Co 12:10

The proper response to deliverance

Praise Lk 5:25; Ac 3:8

Delight 1Sa 2:1

Thanksgiving Ps 30:11-12; Ps 106:47; Ps 107:6-8,14-15,20-21,30-31; Ro 7:24-25

Trust Ps 40:1-3

Obedience Ps 56:12-13; Lk 8:38-39; Jn 5:14; Jn 8:10-11

See also

1320God as Saviour
2324Christ as Saviour
4127Satan, defeat of
4134demons, exorcism
4165exorcism
5490refuge
5596victory
6028sin, deliverance from
6658freedom
6738rescue
8727enemies
8754fear

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