God our Rescuer
We are told God is our rescuer. How is God a rescuer to you? What has God rescued you from? Have you ever thought about what you have been rescued from? If not, you could dedicate some time to thinking and praying about this. Sometimes God as our rescuer is obvious, sometimes it is subtle and even hidden.
Here are verses about rescue; be encouraged! Feel free to dip back and forth into this list – digesting the verses at different times may help you focus on and unpack them more.
3 Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute. 4 Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.”
39 The salvation of the righteous is from the LORD; he is their stronghold in the time of trouble.
14 “Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name. 15 When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.
11 “For thus says the Lord GOD: Behold, I, I myself will search for my sheep and will seek them out. 12 As a shepherd seeks out his flock when he is among his sheep that have been scattered, so will I seek out my sheep, and I will rescue them from all places where they have been scattered on a day of clouds and thick darkness.
6 I call upon you, for you will answer me, O God; incline your ear to me; hear my words.
28 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.
11 Rescue those who are being taken away to death; hold back those who are stumbling to the slaughter. 12 If you say, “Behold, we did not know this,” does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who keeps watch over your soul know it, and will he not repay man according to his work?
2 Timothy 4:18
18 The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed and bring me safely into his heavenly kingdom. To him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
7 But the LORD said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am only a youth’; for to all to whom I send you, you shall go, and whatever I command you, you shall speak. 8 Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you to deliver you, declares the LORD.”
3 “Listen to me, O house of Jacob, all the remnant of the house of Israel, who have been borne by me from before your birth, carried from the womb; 4 even to your old age I am he, and to gray hairs I will carry you. I have made, and I will bear; I will carry and will save.