American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Preservation or deliverance from destruction, difficulty, or evil.
- n. A source, means, or cause of such preservation or deliverance.
- n. Christianity Deliverance from the power or penalty of sin; redemption.
- n. Christianity The agent or means that brings about such deliverance.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preservation from destruction, danger, or calamity; deliverance.
- n. In theology, deliverance from the power and penalty of sin.
- n. Source, cause, or means of preservation from some danger or evil.
- n. religion The process of being saved, the state of having been saved (from hell).
- n. The process of being restored or made new for the purpose of becoming saved; the process of being rid of the old poor quality conditions and becoming improved.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity.
- n. (Theol.) The redemption of man from the bondage of sin and liability to eternal death, and the conferring on him of everlasting happiness.
- n. Saving power; that which saves.
- n. saving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation
- n. a means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness
- n. (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
- n. the state of being saved or preserved from harm
- Middle English savacioun, from Old French sauvacion, from Late Latin salvātiō, salvātiōn-, from salvātus, past participle of salvāre, to save; see salvage. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But an event in the history of salvation becomes a miracle from the fact that something _extraordinary_, something _new_, happens in it, which by its newness and its extraordinary character presents itself to man as the manifestation of certain divine _ends in salvation_, and can be explained _at first sight_, but only at first sight, from nothing else than from the service which it renders to the plan of redemption.”
“I now ask, Does not this show that the salvation in the text is truly _a great salvation_?”
“Congratulations - I think my salvation is a while off especially since Gabriella graduated to sleeping most of the night in our bed this week!”
“You shelve your future, or what you call your salvation, on the merits of a Sacrifice, and think yourselves relieved of all further trouble.”
“Christ came: "All things are now ready"; the salvation is already accomplished, and only waits the Lord's time to be manifested: He "is ready to judge." last time -- the last day, closing the day of grace; the day of judgment, of redemption, of the restitution of all things, and of perdition of the ungodly.”
“For we miserably mutilate it, and sinfully as well as foolishly limit its application and its power, if we recognise it only -- I was going to say mainly -- as being the ground of our hope and of what we call our salvation, and do not recognise it as being the obligatory example of our lives, which we are bound to translate into our daily practice.”
“The upper classes of Europe in the same spirit applauded what they called the salvation of society by the _coup d'etat_, the massacre on the Boulevards and the lawless deportation of the leaders of the working men in France.”
“The joy of Cornelius at what he called the salvation of the Meistersinger knew no bounds.”
“If you, as St. Paul says, have a form of godliness, and yet in your life and actions deny the power of it, by living without God in the world, and following the lowest maxims of the world in everything but what you call the salvation of your souls, what wonder if your children grow up despisers of those who are good?”
“Joy in God and in his salvation is the only true, solid, satisfying joy.”
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