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The Redeemer

  • Yahweh, your Redeemer, and he who formed you from the womb says: 'I am Yahweh, who makes all things; who alone stretches out the heavens; who spreads out the earth by myself; Isaiah 44:24 WEB

    In the Bible when someone was in trouble, danger, or in need, a male relative could 'redeem' them. This relative was called a 'kinsmen redeemer' and they could step in and pay off their debt, buy back their property, and set them free.

    A great example of this is in the book of Ruth. When Ruth and her mother-in-law Naomi were widows, living penniless and gleaning in the fields, a wealthy relative named Boaz stepped up and took them in. Ruth suddenly went from having nothing, to having it all. Though Ruth was a moabite, she is King David's great grandmother and in the lineage of Jesus (Ruth 4:17).

    The Lord is often mentioned as a Redeemer in the Bible. The word Redeem means: to save, compensate for the defects of, vindicate. In this light, the Lord wants to:

    - (Save) Rescue you and keep you safe from danger.

    - Compensate for your defects and make you a better person.

    - (Vindicate) Clear you of all blame.

    Jesus became our Redeemer. He stepped in and laid His own life down for us. The debt that we could not pay, He paid. He has chosen the church as His own bride just as Boaz chose Ruth. So leave your past behind and let the Lord guide you from this day on. Your past, is in the past, and your future is now a bright one.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You so much for redeeming me. Lord I want all that You have for me in this life, lead me. Please teach me the things that I should know and let me hear You clearly, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen

Sep 15
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Charlene Vallo
Charlene Vallo

Thank you Lord for being our Redeemer!!!  We are so blessed!!!

Sep 15
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen!

Sep 15
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen !thank you for this wonderful encouragement!!

Sep 15
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father

Sep 15
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

Sep 15
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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck

Amen,Thank You Lord.

Sep 15
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

My God make a bright future for my Grandchildren. Help them dear Jesus. Praise God Amen 

Sep 15
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen  

Sep 15
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Thank You Lord! You are my REDEEMER!

Sep 15
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

Amen. Thank you Lord for being my Redeemer. 

Sep 15
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen 

Sep 15
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Thank you Lord for Redemption.  Amen

Sep 15
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Elaine Tomasello
Elaine Tomasello

AMEN!

Sep 15
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Amen! Thank You Jesus!

Sep 15
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

So thankful that Lord Jesus fills the gap when I fall short! Praise Him!

Sep 15
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Dear Father I thank You for been our Redeemer, for forgiving our sins and for giving us the way to follow Your designs. That our Lord's sacrifice not be in vain and lead us to a better life, in Jesus name I pray. Amen. Blessed be Your Holy name forever oh Lord. 

Awesome and truthful devotional, God bless you Pastor. 

Sep 15
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Sheri Buckner
Sheri Buckner

There's no better friend than Jesus! Thank you, Jesus, for being my redeemer. Thank you Pastor Todd for this encouraging reminder and word of God!

Sep 15
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Sep 15
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Sep 15
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Sandra Colby
Sandra Colby

AMEN

Sep 15
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Amen! "My Redeemer" Thank You Lord Jesus!

Sep 16
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Amen! Thank You!

Sep 18