Have you ever thought about what it means to be redeemed? Y’shua as our Kinsman redeemer, redeemed us. How did He do this? We have learned that He paid the redemption price by sacrificing His life. However, how do we reconcile this with the Torah that forbids human sacrifice (Lev 18:21; Deut 18:10-13)? We shall show you through this study how Y’shua atoned for us without being a literal human sacrifice. This is one of the points that anti-missionaries often use to trip believers up. It is therefor important for you to study this too and to share it with others. Without knowledge of the truth, we are easily deceived. “My people perish due to a lack of knowledge…”
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Being part of the elect makes us vulnerable to a certain extend. We are the ones who could be deceived. Knowing this is a motivation for us to search the Scriptures to ensure that we are not part of those who would be deceived. This article is meant to offer some help in that and at the same time serve as a warning… “therefor let him who thinks he stands take heed that he does not fall.”
Have you ever battled to lose weight or to stick to an exercise program? You endure for a while, but then one day in your weakness you eat a chocolate, or you decide to sleep in instead of getting up early to exercise. This first transgression may be the first step to failure depending on how you handle this mishap.
What I have described here is not sin, but these battles we fight every day can be compared to our battle against sin. This battle is a spiritual battle and giving in to temptation could be the first step you take in throwing away your entire life for a moment’s pleasure, as illustrated in the little story above about the flies and the honey.
Redemption is quite a complex concept, but we need to understand this in order to comprehend what Y’shua did for us when He redeemed us and to see the future redemption of Israel.
This is the first of a few posts focusing on different aspects of redemption. We shall start off with a study on the redemption of the firstborn, then the Kinsman Redeemer in Part 2. After that, in Part 3,we shall study about Y’shua as our Redeemer. We shall conclude the series with Israel’s future redemption. You can subscribe underneath to ensure that you get to read all four studies in the series.