Salvation Pt. 1: What is Salvation?

Those who grew up in the Church are familiar with the term salvation and what that means. In fact, many of us take it for granted and expect everyone to know what it means to accept salvation and be saved. If someone were to ask for a definition of salvation, would you be able to give it? Are you someone who doesn’t fully understand what salvation is and wants to build a strong Christian foundation? Join Reverend Kenny Yates as he searches through Scripture for the best definition in his video, Salvation Pt. 1: What is Salvation?

Isaiah 12:2
Acts 4:12
Genesis 3:1–7
Romans 5:12
Romans 3:23
Romans 5:21
1 Peter 3:18

What is Salvation?

Definition of Salvation

2 The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

Psalms 18:2

11 I, I am the LORD, and besides me there is no savior.

Isaiah 43:11

12 And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.

Acts 4:12

Webster’s Dictionary Definition of Salvation

1. A saving or being saved from danger, evil, difficulty, destruction, etc.; rescue

2. A person or thing that is a means, cause, or source of preservation or rescue

3. Theol. Deliverance from sin and from the penalties of sin; redemption

Webster’s Dictionary Definition of Redeem

1. To buy back

2. To get back; recover, as by paying a fee

3. To pay off (a mortgage or note)

Salvation means to be redeemed which means to be purchased back.

Redeemed or Purchased Back From What?

12 Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned— 13 for sin indeed was in the world before the law was given, but sin is not counted where there is no law. 14 Yet death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over those whose sinning was not like the transgression of Adam, who was a type of the one who was to come.

Romans 5:12-14

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