God Is SalvationBy John Cortright on 12/22/2019
Yahweh is a God of Salvation.
(Genesis 49:18; Exodus 15:2; 2 Samuel 22:47; Psalm 35:9; Isaiah 25:9; Psalm 18:46)
The LORD liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted.
Psalm 18:46 (KJV)
God had a plan for salvation - to save humanity from sin and to provide eternal life in the age to come. God sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to save us. God is our savior because He put forth the plan of salvation. Jesus is our savior because he carried out God’s plan and saved us. (1 Thessalonians 5:9)
"She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins."
The name Jesus or Yeshua (Hebrew) means “Yahweh is Salvation.”
The angel Gabriel comes to Mary.
Mary exalts in Yahweh, in “God my Savior.”
Zechariah (the Father of John the Baptist) prophesies.
“Raised up a horn of salvation for us;” “salvation from our enemies;” “To give the people the knowledge of salvation”
Luke 2:1-20 - The birth of Christ
“For today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord”
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