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salvation" mainly in the sense of liberation of the human race or of
salvation from sin are matters of discussion among Catholic theologians; such are, for instance,
salvation of adults; children and those permanently deprived of their use of reason are
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  Salvation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Being "chosen" in the Christian context was being elected to a purpose or cause beyond salvation, such as becoming a martyr (Luke 18:7), and not being pre-selected, predestined, or elected to salvation as asserted by some modern movements.
The consequence of salvation is that the sinner's sins are forgiven and he/she is born again as a new person, a Christian, a believer, a child of God, and is sealed with the Holy Spirit.
Salvation is the soul's liberation from the cycle of death and rebirth and attainment of the highest spiritual state.
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Salvation (from the Latin salus, "health," "safety," "well being") is a religious concept that refers either to the process through which a person is brought from a condition of distress to a condition of ultimate well being or to the state of ultimate well being that is the result of that process.
In certain forms of Hinduism and Buddhism, for example, salvation is understood as liberation from the inevitable pain of existence in time by means of religious disciplines that ultimately achieve a state of being that is not determined by time bound perceptions and forms of thought.
Salvation was especially from past misdeeds and for conformity to a perverse generation (vss.
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 SALVATION - Holman Bible Dictionary on StudyLight.org
The early prophets anticipated God's salvation to be realized in the earth's renewed fruitfulness and the rebuilding of the ruined cities of Israel (Amos 9:13-15).
The Psalms, however, are especially concerned with the salvation of the individual from the threat of enemies (Psalms 13:5; Psalms 18:2,Psalms 18:35; Psalms 24:5).
Though the focus is negative—salvation involves foiling the enemies' wrongdoing—there are hints of a positive content of salvation that embraces prosperity (as in Psalms 18:35).
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 The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod - Salvation
It seems to me that you are contradicting yourselves on the topic of whether or not there is a choice involved on the part of the believer for his salvation.
One of your FAQ answers states that it is possible for one to lose his salvation.
I know that our salvation is dependent on Christ alone, and not on how we feel, but it seems that God often uses feelings to help guide us.
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 Discover the Disciples   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the Bible, "salvation" is a broad term that means deliverance from all the threats to life, both now and in the life to come.
Salvation is a comprehensive term for the series of liberating acts exemplified by God's deliverance of Israel from Egypt and climaxing in God's saving act in Jesus Christ.
Salvation means freedom to live in this world as the liberated children of God, as members of the community of faith empowered by God's Spirit for mission and service to other people (Acts 2:14-47; Romans 8:9-39).
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 Salvation, the Word or the Papacy
Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write to you concerning the common salvation, it was needful for me to write to you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered to the saints.
Salvation through the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ was God's plan from before the foundation of the world (I Peter 1.20; Revelation 13.8).
If any one denieth, either that sacramental confession … is necessary to salvation … or saith, that the manner of confessing secretly to a priest alone … is alien from the institution and command of Christ, and is a human invention; let him be anathema.
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 Chapter 1
Present salvation consists of freedom from the dominion and penalty of sin, and this simply means entering into the present aspect of the kingdom of God (submitting to His rule and receiving His righteousness).
Future salvation consists of eternal life free from sin and its consequences, and this simply means entering into the future aspect of the kingdom of God (the new heaven and new earth that will be free of rebellion against God's rule).
We can view salvation from two complementary, not contradictory, points of view: (1) It has a minimum requirement, namely, the new birth; (2) It is a process of progressively appropriating God's grace throughout a continual life of faith and holiness.
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 Carm, Theological Dictionary, S - Z
Salvation is the "saving" of a sinner from the righteous judgment of God.
The teaching that the Scriptures contain all that is necessary for salvation and proper living before God.
This is opposed to monergism which is the teaching that God is the sole agent involved in salvation.
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 Salvation Encyclopedia Articles @ CreatedByGod.com (Created by God)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A particular stance on what constitutes salvation is thus known as a soteriology.
With seemingly threatening overones, the evangelical message ultimately becomes one of 'turn or burn' with divine condemnation in Hell, a chief aspect of which is separation from God and one laden with guilt.
Some who do not understand this ideology may abuse this privilege by thinking that, if sin is forgiven, the process of salvation can be repeated over and over again.
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 Evangelicals and Catholics Together: The Gift of Salvation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At a meeting in the fall of 1996, it was determined that further progress depended upon firm agreement on the meaning of salvation, and especially the doctrine of justification.
We confess together one God, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; we confess Jesus Christ the Incarnate Son of God; we affirm the binding authority of Holy Scripture, God’s inspired Word; and we acknowledge the Apostles’ and Nicene creeds as faithful witnesses to that Word.
Salvation is ultimate or eschatological rescue from sin and its consequences, the final state of safety and glory to which we are brought in both body and soul.
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 Salvation, Soteriology
Salvation is accomplished by the almighty power of the triune God.
Salvation is of the Lord by C.H. Spurgeon
Salvation an Inward Work of the Holy Spirit in the Heart of the Sinner by L. Shelton, Sr.
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The purpose of this booklet is to clarify the meaning of biblical salvation, in hope that the reader will understand it, passionately lay hold of it, and delight in it for all eternity.
In the Scriptures we see salvation in its fullest meaning to be God's deliverance of us from his wrath, from sin, and from death.
This obedience is the evidence of salvation, not the cause of it.
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Another scripture that is often quoted to teach that belief in Christ is sufficient for salvation is from Paul's epistle to the Romans.
The principle of grace was taught by the Lord to the brother of Jared.
If salvation through Jesus Christ is unconditional, then salvation from sin is a universal salvation in which all persons regardless of their righteousness or unrighteousness will be forgiven.
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Salvation is the end, the reward, the hope of every child of God.
Our salvation walked on earth as a man (Lk.19:9) and is now ascended into heaven to sit at the Father's right hand.
And the minister who fails to warn the Church that salvation is at the end of our journey and awaits only those who "endure" in holiness and love is, as the Lord bluntly told the young evangelist, "lying to my people".
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 Comparative Religion - Salvation and eternal life in world religions
Salvation means liberation from ignorance and the fusion of the impersonal self with the Absolute, of knower and known.
Likewise, salvation is not deliverance from personal existence, but redemption from sin to a transformed life of eternal communion with God.
In the pantheistic religions salvation corresponds to the fusion of the impersonal self with the Absolute, implying dissolution of knower and known.
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 SALVATION: What is it? What do the creeds and the Bible say?
Because of the critical nature of salvation, one would expect that the Bible would define precisely and clearly what one must do to be saved.
That is, salvation is totally dependent upon one's treatment of other people.
"Salvation Requires Both Faith and Baptism": Other passages in the Bible imply that both belief in Christ and the act of baptism is needed.
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 Scripture Catholic - SALVATION
Our hope in salvation is a guarantee if we are faithful to Christ to the end.
Col. 1:21-23 - we have now been reconciled in His body to be presented holy and blameless, provided we continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel which we heard.
Salvation is a past, present and future event (not a one-time event at an altar call).
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 What Do You Mean . . . Salvation?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Suppose you were asked what connection there is between salvation and that whole third of the Bible devoted to prophecy.
And since salvation is saving man from the consequences of sin (and the Bible affirms this, as we shall see), let God's Word tell you what the consequences are.
Salvation, then, actually is the receiving of something you don't now have -- eternal life.
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 Salvation in Jesus, Grace - Study Bible Forum studybibleforum
Left to themselves, even the elect would persist in sin and be lost, because they are taken from the same fallen lump of clay as the rest of humanity.
God alone is responsible for their salvation, but that does not eradicate the responsibility of those who persist in sin and are lost--because they do it willfully, and not under compulsion.
The ultimate question of why God chose some for salvation and left others in their sinful state is one that we, with our finite knowledge, cannot answer.
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 Assurance of Salvation?
Regarding the issue of whether Christians have an "absolute" assurance of salvation, regardless of their actions, consider this warning Paul gave: "See then the kindness and the severity of God: severity toward those who have fallen, but God’s kindness to you, provided you continue in his kindness; otherwise you too will be cut off" (Rom.
Related to the issue of whether one can lose one’s salvation is the question of whether one can know with complete certainty that one is in a state of salvation.
True, salvation can be lost through mortal sin, but such sins are by nature grave ones, and not the kind that a person living the Christian life is going to slip into committing on the spur of the moment, without deliberate thought and consent.
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 Salvation: 1st century,, conservative, and liberal views
Salvation is by works only: Matthew 25:34-45: "Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
Salvation is by baptism: Nicene Creed: "We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins."
What they have done is to concentrate on some salvation passages in the Bible, interpreting them as true.
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 SALVATION | MegaGrace.com
Here we'll briefly discuss the Salvation of the soul from damnation which is the necessary step for an individual to become a true born-again Christian.
Without the Salvation of the soul, a person is not able to understand the issues regarding the Christian life as only at the moment of Salvation a person receives the Holy Spirit who is necessary for understanding spiritual issues as taught in the Bible.
Salvation by Grace is the basis for the Christian life.
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 Salvation -- What is it?
I don't know if that word "SALVATION" impresses you, but it certainly conveys a lot to me. The word simply means, "Deliverance, Safety, Preservation." It carries the thought of being rescued from a coming catastrophe and brought into a secure and blessed position--and notice, the Lord is the only One who can accomplish this.
Unless he obtains God's salvation during his lifetime, he will experience everlasting punishment in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone.
Only God can impart salvation to the lost and perishing--and what a great salvation it is! It provides a dismissal of every charge against the sinner and equips him with eternal life in place of death--with the perfect merit of Christ in place of condemnation-- and with forgiveness and justification in place of wrath!
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