But there will be a deliverance on Mount Zion, and it will be holy; the house of Jacob will dispossess those who dispossessed them. Obadiah 1:17 HCSB
It’s known as the most epic and complex mission of World War II. In January, 1945, 121 volunteer U.S. Army Rangers set out to rescue more than 500 allied prisoners of war who had already survived the Bataan Death March, a brutal multi-day forced walk through the searing heat of the Philippine jungles. Thousands of men died. Those who didn’t were imprisoned in the notoriously brutal camp, Cabanatuan. To free their fellow soldiers, the Rangers snuck behind enemy lines and launched a surprise attack on the Japanese. The assault lasted 30 minutes and freed hundreds of soldiers, with minimal American casualties. This was chronicled as the greatest rescue mission of World War II.
God promised the deliverance or rescue of the house of Jacob. God’s promise provided hope. We can take comfort and hope in knowing that God always fulfills His promises. He has promised that He will save His children, those who believe in Jesus Christ, and bring them into His eternal kingdom. That will be the greatest rescue or deliverance of all time.
Challenge: God offers you deliverance from hell. John 3:16 promises that whoever believes in God’s Son, Jesus Christ, will not perish in hell but will be given eternal life in heaven. Do you need to be rescued?