THE LORD WHO RESCUES US! VIDEO
Many films are made these days about superheroes. People are looking for someone who will keep them out of trouble and danger. The word to rescue Is a strong word. It paints a picture of a person who is helpless or cannot deliver himself from a oppressive situation.
Ps 107:20 He spoke the word that healed you, that pulled you back from the brink of death.
21 So thank God for his marvelous love, for his miracle mercy to the children he loves; MSG ↕↕↕
Psalms 107:20 God spoke the words Be healed, and we were healed, delivered from death's door!
21So lift your hands and give thanks to God for his marvelous kindness and for his miracles of mercy for those he loves! TPT
1 Thess 1:10 They marvel at how expectantly you await the arrival of his Son, whom he raised from the dead Jesus, who rescued us from certain doom. MSG
Heb 9:15 [Christ, the Messiah] is therefore the Negotiator and Mediator of an [entirely] new agreement (testament, covenant), so that those who are called and offered it may receive the fulfillment of the promised everlasting inheritance since a death has taken place which rescues and delivers and redeems them from the transgressions committed under the [old] first agreement. AMP
HEB 9:15 As fully representing mankind, Jesuss death brought an end to the old, and introduced the New Testament. He thus redeemed us from the transgressions recorded under the first Covenant and identified us as heirs; qualifying us to participate in the full inheritance of all that he obtained on our behalf. MIRROR
Ps 55:17 At dusk, dawn, and noon I sigh deep sighs he hears, he rescues.
18 My life is well and whole, secure in the middle of danger Even while thousands
are lined up against me. MSG
Ps 91:3 That's right he rescues you from hidden traps, shields you from deadly hazards.
4 His huge outstretched arms protect you under them you're perfectly safe; his arms fend off all harm.
5 Fear nothing not wild wolves in the night, not flying arrows in the day,
6 Not disease that prowls through the darkness, not disaster that erupts at high noon. MSG
Ps 113:7 He picks up the poor from out of the dirt, rescues the wretched who've been thrown out with the trash,
8 Seats them among the honored guests, a place of honor among the brightest and best. MSG ↕↕↕
Psalms 113:7 He promotes the poor, picking them up from the dirt, and rescues the needy from the garbage dump.
8He turns paupers into princes and seats them on their royal thrones of honor. TPT
Proverbs 20:22 Don't ever say, I'm going to get even with them if it's the last thing I do!
Wrap God's grace around your heart and he will be the one to vindicate you. TPT
Prov 20:22 Don't ever say, "I'll get you for that!" Wait for God; he'll settle the score. MSG
Matt 8:25 They roused him, pleading, "Master, save us! We're going down!"
26 Jesus reprimanded them. "Why are you such cowards, such faint-hearts?" Then he stood up and told the wind to be silent, the sea to quiet down: "Silence!" The seabecame smooth as glass.
27 The men rubbed their eyes, astonished. "What's going on here? Wind and sea come to heel at his command!" MSG
Matthew 8:25 The disciples woke him up, saying, Save us, Lord! We're going to die!
26 But Jesus reprimanded them. Why are you gripped with fear? Where is your faith? Then he stood and rebuked the storm, saying, Be still! And instantly it became perfectly calm.
27 The disciples were astonished by this miracle and said to one another, Who is this Man? Even the wind and waves obey his Word. TPT
2 Cor 1:10 And he did it, rescued us from certain doom. And he'll do it again, rescuing us as many times as we need rescuing.
11 You and your prayers are part of the rescue operation I don't want you in the dark about that either. I can see your faces even now, lifted in praise for God's deliverance of us, a rescue in which your prayers played such a crucial part. MSG
Gal 1:4 We know the meaning of those words because Jesus Christ rescued us from this evil world we're in by offering himself as a sacrifice for our sins. God's plan is that we all experience that rescue.
5 Glory to God forever! Oh, yes! MSG
John 10:12 A hired man is not a real shepherd. The sheep mean nothing to him. He sees a wolf come and runs for it, leaving the sheep to be ravaged and scattered by the wolf.
13 He's only in it for the money. The sheep don't matter to him.
14 "I am the Good Shepherd. I know my own sheep and my own sheep know me.
15 In the same way, the Father knows me and I know the Father. I put the sheep before myself, sacrificing myself if necessary. MSG
JOHN 10:12 In contrast, the hireling who is not the shepherd and owner of the sheep, sees the wolf approach and leaves the sheep unattended and flees for his life while the wolf kills and scatters the sheep at will!
13 The hireling is doing the job merely for the wage and not because of any affection for the sheep.
14 I am the good shepherd, the one who knows what is mine and they know me!
15 My knowledge of the Father is anchored in his knowledge of me. Because I know my fathers heart I lay down my life for the sheep. MIRROR
2 Peter 2:9 Now if [all these things are true, then be sure] the Lord knows how to rescue the godly out of temptations and trials, and how to keep the ungodly under chastisement until the day of judgment and doom, AMP
Lam 3:58 O Lord, You have pleaded the causes of my soul [You have managed my affairs and You have protected my person and my rights]; You have rescued and redeemed my life! AMP
Ps 136:24 And rescued us from our enemies, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; AMP
Josh 4:23 "Yes, God, your God, dried up the Jordan's waters for you until you had crossed, just as God, your God, did at the Red Sea, which had dried up before us until we had crossed.
24 This was so that everybody on earth would recognize how strong God's rescuing hand is and so that you would hold God in solemn reverence always." MSG
Psalms 18:1I love you, Yahweh, and I'm bonded to you, my strength!
2 Yahweh, you're the bedrock beneath my feet, my faith-fortress, my wonderful deliverer, my God, my rock of rescue where none can reach me. You're the shield around me,
the mighty power that saves me, and my high place.
3 All I need to do is to call on you, Yahweh, the praiseworthy God. When I do, I'm safe and sound in you delivered from my foes! TPT
Psalms 144:2 He's my shelter of love and my fortress of faith, who wraps himself around me as a secure shield. I hide myself in this one who subdues enemies before me. TPT
Isa 49:25 But God says, "Even if a giant grips the plunder and a tyrant holds my people prisoner, I'm the one who's on your side, defending your cause, rescuing your children. MSG
2 Thess 3:2 And pray that we'll be rescued from these scoundrels who are trying to do us in. I'm finding that not all "believers" are believers.
3 But the Master never lets us down. He'll stick by you and protect you from evil. MSG
Rom 5:15 Yet the rescuing gift is not exactly parallel to the death-dealing sin. If one man's sin put crowds of people at the dead-end abyss of separation from God, just think what God's gift poured through one man, Jesus Christ, will do!
16 There's no comparison between that death-dealing sin and this generous, life-giving gift. The verdict on that one sin was the death sentence; the verdict on the many sins that followed was this wonderful life sentence. MSG
ISA 41:10 Do not yield to fear, for I am always near. Never turn your gaze from me,[ a] for I am your faithful God. I will infuse you with my strength and help you in every situation. I will hold you firmly with my victorious right hand. TPT
Isa 41:10 Don't panic. I'm with you. There's no need to fear for I'm your God. I'll give you strength. I'll help you. I'll hold you steady, keep a firm grip on you. MSG
1 Cor 10:13 No test or temptation that comes your way is beyond the course of what others have had to face. All you need to remember is that God will never let you down; he'll never let you be pushed past your limit; he'll always be there to help you come through it. MSG
1 COR 10:13 Your situation is not unique! Every human life faces contradictions! Here is the Good News: God believes in your freedom! He has made it possible for you to triumph in every situation that you will ever encounter! MIRROR
Job 5:19 From one disaster after another he delivers you; no matter what the calamity, the evil can't touch you
20 "In famine, he'll keep you from starving, in war, from being gutted by the sword.
21 You'll be protected from vicious gossip and live fearless through any catastrophe.
22 You'll shrug off disaster and famine, and stroll fearlessly among wild animals.
23 You'll be on good terms with rocks and mountains; wild animals will become your good friends.
24 You'll know that your place on earth is safe, you'll look over your goods and find nothing amiss.
25 You'll see your children grow up, your family lovely and lissome as orchard grass.
26 You'll arrive at your grave ripe with many good years, like sheaves of golden grain at harvest.
27 "Yes, this is the way things are my word of honor! Take it to heart and you won't go wrong." MSG
Heb 13:5 Don't be obsessed with getting more material things. Be relaxed with what you have. Since God assured us, "I'll never let you down, never walk off and leave you,"
6 we can boldly quote, God is there, ready to help; I'm fearless no matter what.
Who or what can get to me? MSG