Jesus Christ-Our Blood Avenger
In Hebrew the phrase blood avenger is "goel haddam."
As outlined in the table on Kinsman-Redeemer (click), Jesus Christ is the NT fulfillment of the OT shadow of the Kinsman Redeemer as portrayed by Boaz in the book of Ruth. In the NT we learn that our Kinsman Redeemer will redeem and restore all that man lost when Adam sinned in the Garden of Eden and will avenge Adam's "murder."
Circumcision of the Heart
A number of passages in both the Law and the Prophets speak of circumcision in terms that clearly do not describe physical circumcision and by default must refer to spiritual circumcision. The following passages are a summary of this vital Old Testament teaching.
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Salvation - Soteria: A Greek Word Study
Salvation (4991) (soteria from soter = Savior in turn from sozo = save, rescue, deliver) (Click here or here for in depth discussion of the related terms
Save - Sozo (Greek Word Study)
Saved (4982) (sozo) has the basic meaning of rescuing one from great peril. Additional nuances include to protect, keep alive, preserve life, deliver, heal, be made whole. The context must be considered to determine whether preservation of physical life or spiritual life is in view.
Kinsman-Redeemer - The Goel
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