Throughout the Scriptures we learn that God saves His own, that God keeps those who have confidence in Him. In the following paragraphs we will talk a little about a passage from the book of Jeremiah, which shows us how God saves His people from wrong.
17 But I will deliver you in that day,” says the Lord, “and you shall not be given into the hand of the men of whom you are afraid.
18 For I will surely deliver you, and you shall not fall by the sword; but your life shall be as a prize to you, because you have put your trust in Me,” says the Lord.’ ”
God had spoken about the fall of Jerusalem through His prophet Jeremiah, even, this whole book is based on God correcting the people of Israel and the king not paying attention to the words of the Lord. Already in the verses that we have quoted, the fulfillment of the Word that God had given through the prophet Jeremiah was approaching, but there was a man called Ebed-melech to whom God made the promise that he would be delivered and not fall by the sword, but, why does God make this promise exclusively to that man? In chapter 38 of the same book we find that this man delivered the prophet Jeremiah from death in a certain way: