6722 redemption, in OT

6722 redemption, in OT

The act of God by which he delivered his people from bondage. The exodus of Israel from Egypt and the later deliverance of Jerusalem from exile in Babylon are seen as definitive examples of God’s redeeming acts.

God is the Redeemer of his people

God redeems his people from captivity out of love Dt 7:8 See also Ex 6:6-8; Ex 15:13; Ps 130:7-8; Isa 43:14; Isa 47:1-4; Isa 63:16; Jer 15:21; Jer 31:11; Jer 50:34

His redemption guarantees security Isa 43:1-4 See also Isa 44:21-28; Isa 48:20; Isa 49:7,22-26; Isa 52:9-12

He redeems from death Ps 49:15 See also Job 5:20; Job 19:25-26; Hos 13:14

His redemption is associated with his holiness Isa 41:14 See also Isa 43:14; Isa 47:4; Isa 48:17; Isa 49:7; Isa 54:5

He redeems by his mighty arm Lk 1:51 See also Dt 11:2; Ps 89:10; Ps 77:15; Isa 62:8

See also

1065God, holiness of
1105God, power of
1315God as redeemer
1320God as Saviour
1680types
6634deliverance
6658freedom
6738rescue
7215exile, the
7221exodus, the
7446slavery

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