God Can Deliver

God Can Deliver

The Lord who rescued me from the claws of the lion and the bear will rescue me from this Philistine!”

Saul finally consented. “All right, go ahead,” he said. “And may the Lord be with you!” 1 Samuel 17:37(NLT)

In times of crises, it’s easy to feel like God can’t deliver. To bolster your faith, consider these biblical accounts of when God delivered His children from their afflictions.

In 1 Samuel 17:37, David knew he could defeat Goliath because God had already saved him from a lion and a bear.

In Daniel 3, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego refused the king’s edict to bow to his idol, and continued to worship God. As a result, they were thrown into a fiery furnace heated seven times hotter than normal. But God delivered them so completely from this ordeal that they didn’t even smell like smoke! He even showed up with them in the fire!

Daniel is another example of God’s willingness and ability to deliver. Thrown into the lion’s den for praying to God, Daniel knew such deliverance that he came away from the ordeal unscathed while his enemies were completely vanquished (see Daniel 6).

Do you notice a trend here? God can deliver His children out of any circumstance. Know today that His power to deliver is bigger than your problem.

Prayer Starter: God, time and time again, You have delivered Your children from trouble, and I know You won’t fail now. You are more than able to deal with my situation, so I trust in You.


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