IN JESUS YOU ARE … DELIVERED

READ: PSALM 107:1-3; ISAIAH 43:1-3; ROMANS 8:1-4; SOAP: ISAIAH 43:1

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. Has the Lord redeemed you? Then speak out! Tell others he has redeemed you from your enemies. For he has gathered the exiles from many lands, from east and west, from north and south. Psalm 107:1-3

So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. And because you belong to him, the power of the life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that leads to death. The law of Moses was unable to save us because of the weakness of our sinful nature. So God did what the law could not do. He sent his own Son in a body like the bodies we sinners have. And in that body God declared an end to sin’s control over us by giving his Son as a sacrifice for our sins. He did this so that the just requirement of the law would be fully satisfied for us, who no longer follow our sinful nature but instead follow the Spirit. Romans 8:1-4

But now, O Jacob, listen to the Lord who created you. O Israel, the one who formed you says, “Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you. I have called you by name; you are mine.

Isaiah 41:3 NLT

Reflection Question: What comfort do you find in knowing that God knows you and calls you by name?

We have been delivered (or redeemed), not by a distant God who puts all of humanity together, but a God who knows each of us by name.

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