Excerpt: Chapter 2 Out of the Darkness

The Remnant Generation

Chapter 2

Salvation: Redemptive Love in Action

 

For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, 
that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
– John 3:16 (NIV)

That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.
– Romans 10:9–10 (NIV)

The insights I’ve gained from scripture about the subject of salvation, along with my reflections from my life experiences, help me to better understand the mercy, compassion, kindness, and grace of God’s love, expressed through His Son, Jesus Christ. Two recollections from my childhood, one involving my sister and the other a memory of a friend from college…

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