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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.

    When someone was in trouble, danger, or dire need during biblical times, a male relative could step in and "redeem" them. This relative was called a "kinsmen redeemer." They could step in and pay off their debts, buy back their property, and set them free from indentured servitude.

    A great example of this is in the book of Ruth. Both Ruth and her mother-in-law Naomi were widows living penniless, gleaning left behind wheat in the fields to eat. Then 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 Moabitess, she became King David's great grandmother and is listed in the lineage of Jesus Christ (Matthew 1:5).

    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 Christ became our Redeemer. He stepped in and laid down His own life for us. He paid the debt we couldn't pay. Jesus has chosen the church as His own bride, just as Boaz chose Ruth. So leave yesterday 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. Don't look back.

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

    Note: 'Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God.' (Philippians 4:6-7) ~ If you have a prayer need, we are here for you! We and the prayer team are ready to lift you up at our private prayer page: RHM Prayer Network


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord Hallelujah! Thank you for redeeming me and us all! ❤️
Jun 9
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

Jun 9
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen,  thank you Jesus 

Jun 9
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

AMEN. Thank you jesus. Thank you for redeeming me. Amen

Jun 9
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Greg Hall
Greg Hall

Amen, Father, Please lead me and teach me the things that I should know. Let me hear You clearly. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

Jun 9
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Thank you Jesus for our redemption. Amen 

Jun 9
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

Jun 9
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen! Please Lord! lead me! Thank you for Redeeming us for loving us for forgiveness for you strength for your beauty for you! For your love.

Jun 9
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

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

Jun 9
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

A timely prayer for my last day of teaching classes, Pastor Dion. Lord, please lead me and teach me the things that I should know. Let me hear You clearly. Amen

Jun 9
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

Father, there can never be enough thank Yous for all you have done for me . I am grateful from the moment I awaken until I lit my head down at night. You are such a comfort to me. Praise your precious name. Amen  Thank you Pastor Dion, this was a beautiful devotional.

Jun 9
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

Praise the Lord Jesus for stepping in for me when I have no earthly redeemer. I needed to hear these words today!

Jun 9
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Jun 9
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Thank you God. Amen 

Jun 9
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I thank You so much for giving us Your Son Jesus Christ as our Redeemer, for saving us from sin and to lead us to a better tomorrow. I love You always, talk to us in a clear way and we will follow. In Jesus Christ Name we pray, Amen. Praise the Lord. 

Pastor, I needed this message today, thank you and God bless you both, Amen. 

Jun 9
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Jun 9
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes amen Lord 

Jun 9