Bible Verses on Deliverance

Scripture has a lot to say on the subject of deliverance.  God delivers us from all kinds of evils, whether it’s difficult people or spiritual warfare, there are all kinds of things that come our way trying to drag us away from our faith.  Here are some bible verses on deliverance that help you see God’s perspective:

God Delivers Us
God can deliver us from all kinds of things, but the Bible reminds us that He is the one who provides us with deliverance from whatever is coming against us.

2 Samuel 22:2
The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer.  (NIV)

James 5:16
If you have sinned, you should tell each other what you have done. Then you can pray for one another and be healed. The prayer of an innocent person is powerful, and it can help a lot. (CEV)

Jeremiah 1:7-8
The LORD replied, “Don’t say, ‘I’m too young,’ for you must go wherever I send you and say whatever I tell you.   And don’t be afraid of the people, for I will be with you and will protect you. I, the LORD, have spoken!” (NLT)

Psalm 34:4
I sought the LORD, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears. (NIV)

Psalm 40:2
He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.   (NIV)

Psalm 40:13
Be pleased to save me, LORD; come quickly, LORD, to help me.  (NIV)

Psalm 40:17
But as for me, I am poor and needy;  may the Lord think of me. You are my help and my deliverer; you are my God, do not delay.

  (NIV)

Psalm 107:20
He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.  (NIV)

Romans 6:19
Because of the weakness of your human nature, I am using the illustration of slavery to help you understand all this. Previously, you let yourselves be slaves to impurity and lawlessness, which led ever deeper into sin.

Now you must give yourselves to be slaves to righteous living so that you will become holy.  (NLT)

John 15:17
So I command you to love each other. (CEV)

Deliverance from Enemies
Deliverance means being freed from your enemies.  Those enemies can take a number of forms from people to ideas to demons.  They're the things that bind us and plague us. 

Psalm 34:17
The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.  (NIV)

Psalm 107:6
Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.  (NIV)

2 Peter 2:9
This shows that the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their sufferings and to punish evil people while they wait for the day of judgment. (CEV)

John 10:9-11
Yes, I am the gate. Those who come in through me will be saved.[a] They will come and go freely and will find good pastures.  The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd sacrifices his life for the sheep.  (NLT)

Joel 2:27
Israel, you will know that I stand at your side.  I am the LORD your God— there are no other gods. Never again will you be put to shame.

  (CEV)

Lamentations 3:58-60
You, Lord, took up my case; you redeemed my life. LORD, you have seen the wrong done to me.  Uphold my cause! You have seen the depth of their vengeance, all their plots against me.  (NIV)


Deliverance to Glorify God
There is inspiration in coming out of difficult times, and sometimes our deliverance means that others can truly see the glory of God in action.

Psalm 50:15
And call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me (NIV)

Romans 12:1-2
Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.  And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.

  (NASB)

John 3:16
God loved the people of this world so much that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who has faith in him will have eternal life and never really die.  (CEV)

Isaiah 25:9-12
In that day the people will proclaim, “This is our God!  We trusted in him, and he saved us! This is the LORD, in whom we trusted.  Let us rejoice in the salvation he brings!”  For the LORD’s hand of blessing will rest on Jerusalem. But Moab will be crushed. It will be like straw trampled down and left to rot. God will push down Moab’s people as a swimmer pushes down water with his hands. He will end their pride and all their evil works. The high walls of Moab will be demolished. They will be brought down to the ground, down into the dust. (NLT)

Isaiah 43:5
Fear not, for I am with you; I will bring your descendants from the east, and gather you from the west. (NKJV)