Divine Definitions: (1) Showing the way to salvation; heroic; (2) Rescuing from harm; deliverer; (3) The liberator from fear and death; (4) The retriever of souls; resurrector; (5) Restoring to good standing; saving grace; (6) The vindicator of faith; (7) The rehabilitator of wrong thinking; healer; (8) The compensator for imperfection; (9) The destroyer of sin

Familial Quality: Theanthropic, Greek, “god-man <embodying deity in human form; both divine and human.>

You are all my children, and I am your Father. For age upon age, you have been scorched by multitudinous woes, and I have saved you all. — Buddhism, Lotus Sutra 3 {3rd Century}
• We are each one on a road going toward home, but we’re not trying to get there for Christmas. We’re trying to get there for eternity. We want to arrive home safely to our loving Father in Heaven. He wants us to make it safely there, so He has sent a guiding light for us to follow: a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, the perfect example. — Margaret Dyreng Nadauld (1944-) 11th president LDS Young Women organization

Comment: There is no free ride, but we do get some help when we need it and ask for it.

Human Definitions: (1) rescued from danger or from possible harm or loss; (2) kept safe, intact, or unhurt; safeguarded; secured; (3) kept from being lost; (4) in religion, said of a person whose has seen the way to the truth thus being redeemed from spiritual death

Synonyms: preserved, protected, save face, spared

Quote: It is only because He became like us that we can become like Him. ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) German Lutheran theologian

Reflection: You cannot buy salvation; you cannot earn righteousness. Salvation is the gift of God, and righteousness is the natural fruit of the spirit-born life of sonship in the kingdom. You are not to be saved because you live a righteous life; rather is it that you live a righteous life because you have already been saved, have recognized sonship as the gift of God. ― Jesus of Nazareth (7 BC-30 AD) The Urantia Book (150:5.5) {1955}

Symbol: the dolphin {Salvation}