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5005 human race, and redemption

5005 human race, and redemption

Through Jesus Christ’s death on the cross and his redemption, human beings are offered a salvation that will give them spiritual life and freedom, reconcile them to God, and unite them to one another as part of a new humanity.

Salvation is offered to the human race through Jesus Christ

Jn 3:14-17 See also Mt 28:18-20; Lk 24:45-47; Ac 2:38-39; Ac 10:34-35,44-48; 1Ti 2:1-7; Tit 2:11-14; Rev 14:6-7

The Saviour was himself a human being

Gal 4:4; 1Ti 2:5-6 See also Mt 1:1; Ro 1:3-4; Ro 8:3; Php 2:8; Heb 2:17

The human race is reconciled to God through Jesus Christ’s death on the cross

2Co 5:18-21 See also Ro 5:1-2; Eph 2:14-18; Col 1:19-22; Heb 2:17; Heb 10:19-22

The human race is united in Jesus Christ

Gal 3:26-28 See also Jn 10:14-16; 1Co 12:12-13; Eph 2:13-22; Col 3:9-11; Rev 5:9-14

The human race is renewed in Jesus Christ

Eph 2:15 See also 1Co 15:47-49; 2Co 5:17

In Jesus Christ the human race is given spiritual life and freedom

Eph 2:4-5 See also Ro 5:17-18; Ro 8:1-2,9-11; 2Co 3:13-17

See also

2033Christ, humanity
2221Christ, Son of Man
2410cross, the
2530Christ, death of
6510salvation
6614atonement
6676justification
6712propitiation
6716reconciliation
6720redemption
7020church, the
7140people of God

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