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Meaning: one who saves from any form or degree of evil
In its highest sense, the word indicates the relation sustained by our Lord to his redeemed ones, he is their Savior. The great message of the gospel is about salvation and the Savior. It is the “gospel of salvation.”
Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ secures for the repentant sinner a personal interest in the work of redemption. Salvation is redemption made effectual to the individual by the power of the Holy Spirit.