Text verses: Acts 4:10-13 "Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved." (Acts 4:12) Webster’s Dictionary defines salvation as (1) “the saving of a person from sin or … [Read more...]
Salvation, whether it be a temporal salvation, or an after-death salvation, can be summed up in the word “deliverance.” To understand that Salvation is of God, and through God, for His People – it seems to be best understood on three levels: an Eternal Salvation, a Time Present Salvation, and a Future Salvation. Take a brief look at each of these areas through this series of devotions.
I. Eternal Salvation (Before Time Began) A. Salvation as God Sees Us (Our Position) 1) God sees us in Eternal Justification in Christ. That is, God saw His Elect, according to Ephesians 1:4-11; as chosen in Christ, before the foundation of the … [Read more...]
II. Time Salvation (In Time Present) B. Salvation as We See Us (Our Perception) 1) Time Salvation deals with our Judicial Justification; which is revealed at the Cross of Calvary, where Jesus Christ made Atonement for our sins; being our … [Read more...]
III. Future Salvation (After Death; Future; No Time; Eternity Future) D. Salvation as We Shall Be (Our Perfection) This view of our Salvation is after our physical death. 1) Paul reveals in 2 Corinthians 5:1-8, that to be absent from the body is … [Read more...]
Savior The Greek word is “sōtēr” (#4990); which means “a savior, deliverer, preserver.” It is used: 1) Of God: a) As the Preserver of all men, since He gave to all: life, breath, and all things: b) As “God our Saviour” (Luke 1:47; 1 Timothy … [Read more...]
Save / Saved The Greek word translated as "save" and also as "saved" is “sōzō” (#4982) (a verb). It means to save; it is used (as with the noun “soteria” ("salvation" #4991)) of deliverance, preservation. 1) This word refers to material and … [Read more...]