• Understanding Salvation

    “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus [Yeshua, Hebrew for ‘salvation’], because he will save his people from their sins.” (Mat 1:21.) Jesus’ name itself means “salvation.” It is not only what He does, it is who He is. It is both His character and His purpose If we are to understand what it is to follow Him, we must understand Him as a God of salvation. Much of the church currently puts little emphasis on salvation, and where we do we often under-represent it as a one off act in our lives. The Bible does talk about salvation as something…