Salvation



noun
1.
the act of saving or protecting from harm, risk, loss, destruction, etc.
2.
the state of being saved or protected from harm, risk, etc.
3.
a source, cause, or means of being saved or protected from harm, risk, etc.
4.
Theology. deliverance from the power and penalty of sin; redemption.
noun
1.
the act of preserving or the state of being preserved from harm
2.
a person or thing that is the means of preserving from harm
3.
(Christianity) deliverance by redemption from the power of sin and from the penalties ensuing from it
4.
(Christian Science) the realization that Life, Truth, and Love are supreme and that they can destroy such illusions as sin, death, etc

salvation definition

Being “saved” among Christians; salvation is freedom from the effects of the Fall of Man. This freedom comes through faith in Jesus, who is called in the New Testament “the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him.” The Apostles taught that those who experience salvation in their lifetime on Earth and continue in their friendship with God will inherit eternal happiness in heaven.

salvation definition

In Christianity, union or friendship with God and deliverance from original sin and damnation. Jesus promised salvation to his followers.

This word is used of the deliverance of the Israelites from the Egyptians (Ex. 14:13), and of deliverance generally from evil or danger. In the New Testament it is specially used with reference to the great deliverance from the guilt and the pollution of sin wrought out by Jesus Christ, “the great salvation” (Heb. 2:3). (See REDEMPTION ØT0003084; REGENERATION.)

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