God alone has the ability to save his people from slavery and captivity. God’s redemptive will and power is demonstrated in his deliverance of Israel from bondage in Egypt, and supremely through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
God redeems his people from difficult personal circumstances
Ps 34:22See alsoIsa 29:22 Abraham was redeemed from the land of idolatry to become God’s servant; Job 19:25 Job, in the midst of his despair, declares God to be his redeemer; Ps 31:4-5 part of the psalmist’s prayer for deliverance when confronted by an evil conspiracy; La 3:58 the lamentor recognises personal redemption within the context of national despair
Dictionary of Bible Themes Scripture index copyright Martin H. Manser, 2009. As Editor, Martin Manser wishes to thank all those who compiled or edited the NIV Thematic Study Bible, on which this work is based.
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