the salvation that is in Christ Jesus. The salvation that comes through faith in Christ (3:15). See “Salvation” at 2 Cor. 6:5.
eternal glory. This glory is the final, complete salvation of the elect in the new order of God. The saints will have resurrection bodies and transformed human natures (1 Cor. 15:42–49). They will experience the triumph of Christ over sin and death, and know fullness of joy in a life secured for them by Christ’s death, resurrection, and ascension (v. 11; Matt. 13:43; 1 Tim. 1:16 note; cf. Ps. 16:11).