Deliver Us From Evil

“And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil; for Thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory forever. Amen” (Matthew 6:13).

Deliver (Gr. rhoumai, rescue) is a powerful verb that signifies salvation from the evil one, who comes not but to “steal, kill and destroy” (cp. John 10:10a).

Salvation, rescue, deliverance come to us because we are in the Kingdom of God; we are in the Power and the Glory of the Holy One Who reigns in Righteousness.

This great salvation, rescue and deliverance are evident throughout the Scriptures: e.g.:

Zacharias, father of John the Baptist prophesied at the naming of John, “Blessed be the LORD God of Israel: for He has visited and redeemed His people. . .” may He “grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve Him without fear” (Luke 1:68,74).

The Apostle Paul requested special prayer from the Church at Rome “that I may be delivered from them that do not believe in Judea; and that my service which I have for Jerusalem may be accepted of the saints” (Romans 15:31).

In His second epistle to Corinth Paul wrote: “Who delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver; in Whom we trust that He will yet deliver us” (II Corinthians 1:10).

To the Colossians: “Who has delivered us from the power of darkness and has translated us into the Kingdom of His dear Son” (Colossians 1:13).

To Thessalonica: “And to wait for His Son from heaven, Whom He raised from the dead, even Jesus, Who delivered us from the wrath to come” (I Thessalonians 1:10). “And that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men; for all men have not faith” (II Thessalonians 3:2). “Persecutions, afflictions which came unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured; but out of them all the LORD delivered me” (II Thessalonians 3:11).

To Timothy: “Notwithstanding the LORD stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. And the LORD shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto His heavenly Kingdom; to Whom be Glory forever and ever. Amen” (II Timothy 4:17-18).

The Apostle Peter declared: “The LORD knows how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the Day of Judgment to be punished” (II Peter 2:9).

Lord, show us Thy great Salvation in this dark hour. Rescue us from the mouth of the lion. Deliver us from evil. Amen.

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Antioch Christian Ministries Inc is an Apostolic, Prophetic, Evangelistic and Teaching ministry providing support for the edification of the Body of Christ worldwide. We provide Pastoral prayer, counsel and comfort to those seeking the Lord and coming to Him in their need. We rely on the Holy Spirit for wisdom and guidance in all our words and deeds done in His mighty Name.
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1 Response to Deliver Us From Evil

  1. Bernice Mata says:

    BIG amen.

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