What is Salvation


Definition:

Salvation is the Greek root word Soteria or the Hebrew root word Yshuwah which also mean deliverance, protection, preservation, prosperity (welfare), safety, rescue, soundness and health.

Without the Salvation of God the world and all who live in it is under judgment and condemnation. Gods‘ salvation through Christ Jesus is our only hope for eternal life (God kind of life or zoe life). When we accept Jesus as Christ (Messiah), we receive the free gift of salvation which brings with it the righteousness of God, deliverance, redemption, restoration, protection, preservation, prosperity, wholeness, soundness, safety, welfare and health. God has so much to give to us, remember He gave us freely all things while we were yet sinners and not His own.

God really want to set us free, the sacred scripture says: Whoever the son of man set free; is free indeed. God set us free from bondage to sin and death, bondage to sickness and disease, bondage to fear, bondage to lack, insufficiency and poverty, bondage to pain, torment and affliction, and bondage to the devil and his cohorts.

”Salvation gives you a true and eternal liberation from all the works of the Devil”

The word "Saved" and "Salvation" in the scripture below; is the word "sozo" in the Greek language and has the meaning: to save, i.e. deliver or protect, to heal, preserve, be (make) whole.

Romans 10 vs. 9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. 10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. 11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. 12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. 13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Salvation delivers one from sin:

All who have accepted the grace of God are delivered from the bondage of sin.

Galatians 5 vs.1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.
Salvation delivers one from enemies:

Everybody who has accepted the grace of God is delivered from enemies.

Luke1 vs. 71 that we should be saved from our enemies and from the hand of all who hate us,
Salvation delivers one from sickness and disease

Everybody who has accepted the grace of God is delivered from sickness and disease.

Isaiah 53 vs. 4 Surely He has borne our griefs (sicknesses, weaknesses, and distresses) and carried our sorrows and pains [of punishment], yet we [ignorantly] considered Him stricken, smitten, and afflicted by God [as if with leprosy].
Matthew 8 vs. 17 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying: ”He Himself took our infirmities and bore our sicknesses.”
1 Peter 2 vs. 24 who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness-by whose stripes you were healed.
In conclusion:

the gospel of salvation brought us complete liberty. Paul in Galatians 5 verse 1 caution Christians to stand firm in the liberty where Christ have made them free, and not to entangled themselves again with the yoke of bondage to sin”. We also learn from the sacred scriptures in Hebrews 9 vs. 15 that Christ has set us free from the sin committed under the first covenant. Christ set us free and we are free indeed.

Galatians 5: 1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
Hebrews 9:15 For this reason Christ is the mediator of a new covenant, that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance-now that he has died as a ransom to set them free from the sins committed under the first covenant.
John 8:36 If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.
Additional scriptural references: Genesis 15:1, 6; Acts 13:39, AMP; Romans 1:17; 3:21-28; 4:3, 11-13; 6:1-2; Ephesians 2:8; James 5:16, AMP; 1 Peter 2:21-24; 1 John 2:27-29

--- ”Salvation brings about sovereignty over all the works of the kingdom of darkness” ---


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