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Hebrew - Yeshua = Salvation, safety, ease Greek - soteria = salvation, safety, ease 1. Mankind's Need of Salvation No one will doubt but that the human race is in serious trouble. In every field of human activity and endeavour there are problems, many of them impossible to solve. The seven prime areas of concern are: war, hunger, disease, natural disasters, freedom, falsehood and sin. These are the main problems facing humanity. There are others, of course, but there is no need to list them all. These are enough to make the bravest heart tremble. Mankind needs salvation from these problems: and that need is desperate. It was with this picture in mind that the Master delivered his famous Olivet prophecy recorded in Matthew 24: That is how the Saviour saw events on earth just prior to his return: and how true his words have turned out to be. Our need for salvation, from these and other problems, is very real and only the fool will ignore these facts. 2. Where can we find Sa

Why Do We Need Salvation and Forgiveness of Sins by the Blood of Jesus?

What are the consequences of sin? Why do people need forgiveness by Jesus blood? Can gospel overcome guilt, fear, alienation, eternal punishment, and offer salvation, hope, eternal life? What are the consequences of sin and why do people need forgiveness by the blood of Jesus Christ? Can the gospel overcome guilt, fear, alienation, and eternal punishment? Does it offer salvation, joy, hope, and eternal life? Have you investigated the Bible teaching about the death of Jesus? Have you allowed Him to change your life and give you hope and meaning in life? Introduction: Sometimes we fail to see our need for items that would really benefit us if we had them. Or we may lose our appreciation for an item when we have it. The purpose of this study is to help us appreciate more fully a gift that all of us need but sometimes fail to appreciate. This gift is the forgiveness of sins. To help us appreciate forgiveness, let us consider the consequences of sin. Many people unnecessarily face gu