Redemption involves the
surrender of the need for the cognitive
dominance of agency defined as the need to cause
the ability to directly experience the
This freeing of the Eternal
Soul from social conditioning and social
and revives the human spirit stripping away
Veil of Cognitive
Blindness no longer obscures consciousness and the
mirage of hyperreality
dissolves into True Reality.
True Reality is starring into
the Face of the
The Burning Bush
melts frozen hearts
allowing empathy to
"Real repentance requires
fire in the heart!
Lightning and clouds are its indispensable condition.
You need fire and
water for the fruit to ripen:
How can that occur without lightning and
Before the heart has shattered into lightning
And before rains
of tears have fallen from your eyes."
of saving or protecting from harm, risk, loss, destruction, etcetera
the state of being saved or protected from harm, risk, etcetera
a source, cause, or means of being saved or protected from harm, risk,
In Christian theology
deliverance from the power and penalty of sin.
Salvation can be understood metaphorically as
As humans are unable to care for themselves at birth
they require "saviors" to care for them until they are able to care for
salvation becomes a problem as the object of salvation takes on human parent
characteristics which takes the object of salvation out of the plane of
perfection and onto a earthly plane with the object of salvation having the
same characteristics as a parent.
A religious doctrine claiming the salvation of the
A belief system that places
the responsibility for the fulfillment of humanity outside itself, usually in
the hands of a deity.
a member of the Salvation Army (an oxymoron)
member of a cult emphasizing the doctrine of salvation
for individuals to make open public conversions
a follower of
John Calvin who followed
Irenaeus: both of whom insisted
on a 'literal' reading of
The term redemption speaks
more to the concept of salvation in
Perhaps it would be better to
abandon the term 'salvation' and replace it with the word
eternal salvation Eternal salvation is mentioned only once in the
"During the days of Jesus' life on earth, he offered up prayers
and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from
death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Son though he was,
he learned obedience from what he suffered and, once made perfect, he became
the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him." -
The doctrine of eternal security teaches that once a person
experiences salvation, nothing can cause him to lose that status.
Millard J. Erickson states: "The Calvinist position is both
clear and forthright on this matter: 'They, whom God hath accepted in His
Beloved, effectually called, and sanctified by His Spirit, can neither totally
nor finally fall away from the state of grace, but
shall certainly persevere therein to the end, and be eternally saved' "
(Westminster Confession of Faith 17.1)
Augustine believed that the
grace of Christ was indispensable to human freedom; popularized the doctrine of
perseverance of the saints; accepted the Greek concept of linear time; helped
formulate the doctrine of original sin and made seminal contributions to the
development of just war theory in the fifth century AD.
When the Western
Roman Empire began to disintegrate, Augustine imagined the Church as
a spiritual City of God, distinct from
the material Earthly City.
The Roman Catholic Church eventually adopted his teaching on this
subject as official doctrine.
It was the commonly accepted position at the time of the Protestant
Leaders of the Reformation, such as
John Calvin, also accepted
and promoted it along with a number of other pre-Reformational Roman Catholic
doctrines and practices.
In this way, eternal security has come down
into the doctrinal systems of many modern Protestant denominations
The Arminian/Wesleyan/Holiness tradition, and the Assemblies of
God that grew out of it, have both historically rejected the belief in eternal
"The Assemblies of God has taken a stand against the
teaching that God's sovereign will completely overrides man's
free will to accept
and serve Him. In view
of this we believe it is possible for a person once saved to turn from God and
be lost again."
alchemists understand that salvation lies in the ability to transform
leaden hearts into Golden Hearts.
alchemists recognize that this transformation occur within the Heart
changing dull dead hearts into
shiny Hearts of Gold
Shiny Hearts of
Gold share the Joy of Creation beaming their golden rays onto all they
soteriology is the study of
Christianity the different
soteriologies can be grouped into distinct schools: the Catholics and Orthodox
on Justification, the Church, the Sacraments, and free will; Arminianism's
predestination; and a large range of Lutheran doctrine, including
conversion, justification by grace alone through faith alone, the means of
grace, and the Church.
Islam soteriology focuses on how
humans can repent of and atone for their sins
so as not to occupy a state of loss.
Salvation in the
afterlife comes from God's recognition
and acceptance of the individual, with regards to their
obedience and/or good
deeds performed in their earthly life.
The Qur'an states, and the
Sunnah confirms, that good deeds redeem wrong deeds and charity removes wrong
deeds just as water quenches fire.
Judaism soteriology emphasizes
morality in this life over concern with the
afterlife. The concern is not so
much for one's own benefit after this life, but so that ultimately all humanity
can better its lot as everyone practices more virtuous and ethical
Hellenistic soteriology salvation comes in this life
brought by Alexander.
Stoicism is concerned with the cultivation
of virtues such as fortitude and detachment to
improve spiritual well-being.
Buddhist soteriology focuses on attaining
liberation from suffering by earning through proper thought patterns the
eternal salvation of Nirvana.
Hinduism has one unifying factor: to
free oneself from the
cycle of rebirth Hindus embark on
a quest for
enlightenment through concept of Ahimsa, which means "non-violence."
Jainism emphasizes penance and
asceticism, which lead to liberation and
ascendance of the Eternal Soul.
Sikhism advocates the pursuit of
salvation through disciplined,
personal meditation on the
Message of God.
brings a person into union with the Creator and Sustainer.
According to Confucianist
teachings, people cannot save themselves.
While their good deeds
create good karma and merit (called boon), people cannot use it for themselves.
This merit can be used to help their ancestors, though,
who are waiting in the spirit world and
need help from the younger generation.
In this way the children assist
in the salvation of the parents.
Shinto and Tenrikyo similarly
emphasize working for a good life by cultivating virtue or virtuous
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