You have been delivered from darkness and brought into God’s kingdom of love.

You have been delivered from darkness and brought into God’s kingdom of love.

“to bring them out of the land of Egypt into a land that I had searched out for them” (Ezek 20:6)

“He has delivered [rhuomai] us from the power [exousia] of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love” (Col 1:13)

“For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord.” (Eph 5:8)

“I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.” (Jn 8:12)

“And the Lord will deliver me from every evil work and preserve me for His heavenly kingdom.” (2Tim 4:18)

“but deliver us from the evil one.” (Matt 6:13)

“Who will deliver me from this body of death? I thank God—through Jesus Christ our Lord!” (Rom 7:24,25)

“to wait for His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the dead, even Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come.” (1Thes 1:10)

“what persecutions I endured. And out of them all the Lord delivered me.” (2Tim 3:11)

“who delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver us; in whom we trust that He will still deliver us” (2Cor 1:10)

“But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that the message might be preached fully through me, and that all the Gentiles might hear. Also I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.” (2Tim 4:17)

“the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptations” (2Pet 2:9)

“to open their eyes, in order to turn [epistrepho] them from darkness to light, and from the power [exousia] of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.” (Acts 26:18)

“to the intent that now the manifold wisdom of God might be made known by the church to the principalities and powers in the heavenly places” (Eph 3:10)

“and you are complete in Him, who is the head of all principality and power.” (Col 2:10)

“Having disarmed principalities and powers, He made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in it.” (Col 2:15)

“who has gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God, angels and authorities and powers having been made subject to Him.” (1Pet 3:22)

To God our Savior, Who alone is wise, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and forever.” (Jude 1:25)

Reading: Ezek 18-20; Phil 1