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      The Vocabulary Of Salvation                9/9/07 A.M.

                          Message #1

17 Key Words

Repentance, Faith, Substitution, Reconciliation, Propitiation, Remission, Regeneration, Redemption, Imputation, Adoption, Supplication, Justification, Sanctification, Glorification, Election, Foreknowledge, Predestination


Repentance—turning from sin


Matt. 9:13; 13   For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.”

Acts 17:30; 30 Truly,  these times of ignorance God overlooked, but  now commands all men everywhere to repent, 31 because He has appointed a day on which  He will judge the world in righteousness by the Man whom He has ordained. He has given assurance of this to all by  raising Him from the dead.”


Acts 26:20  20   declared ….. that they should repent, turn to God, and do  works befitting repentance.


Faith—turning to the Savior


Acts 20:21;     repentance toward God and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.


Eph. 2:8-9; 8  For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, 9 not of  works, lest anyone should boast.


Heb. 11:6  6 But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.

Substitution—Christ dying on the cross in our stead


1 Pet. 3:18; 18 For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring 6us(you) to God,


John 10:11  11  “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.


Reconciliation—bringing together through a third party two opposing parties


2 Cor. 5:18-20   8 God,  has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation, 19 that is, that  God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to us the word of reconciliation.



Propitiation -Christ satisfying the holiness of God on the cross


1 John 4:10 10 In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son  to be the propitiation for our sins.


1 John 2:2; 2 And He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but  also for the whole world.


Rom. 3:25; 25 whom God set forth as a propitiation by His blood, through faith,


Eph. 2:13; 13  in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.


Col. 1:20;  20 and  by Him to reconcile  all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on earth or things in heaven, having made peace through the blood of His cross.


Remission—putting away or carrying away our sins—also synonymous with forgiveness


Lev. 16:21-22; 21 Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, confess over it all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions, concerning all their sins, putting them on the head of the goat, and shall send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a suitable man. 22 The goat shall  bear on itself all their iniquities to an uninhabited land;


Heb.13:12     Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people with His own blood, suffered outside the gate.


Heb. 9:26; 26 …. He has appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.

Col. 2:13-1413 And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses, 14 having wiped out the 9handwriting of requirements (certificate of debt with its) that was against us, which was contrary to us. And He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross.

Eph. 4:32; 32 ……  God in Christ forgave you.



Have you repented of your sins, in faith turned to Christ, accepted the Substitution, Reconciliation, and the Propitiation of Christ, and asked for forgiveness of your sins?




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