Salvation is a pretty tough word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand salvation (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use salvation in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of salvation, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.
Below you will find the definition of salvation, followed by 41 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - saving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation
EXAMPLES - Salvation in a Sentence
- The word salvation had a reference to both body and soul. (source)
- Observe, "salvation" is here made to hang upon "words," that is, the (source)
- This salvation is actually bestowed on none but those who obey Christ. (source)
- Joy in God and in his salvation is the only true, solid, satisfying joy. (source)
- Will the Church sell them salvation from the fiery depths of damnation too? (source)
- Now all that is included in the word salvation hangs on this simple condition. (source)
- If there is to be salvation from the eco-crunch, then deeper change is required. (source)
- When we are in distress or in imminent danger, the word salvation always comes to mind. (source)
- The joy of Cornelius at what he called the salvation of the Meistersinger knew no bounds. (source)
- The original meaning of the word salvation in the Bible is about saving the social system. (source)
- If we follow correctly the teachings of Buddha, Buddhist "salvation" - liberation - is possible. (source)
- That alone might not be enough, as the true path to salvation is revealed in a dark prophecy of doom. (source)
- Action can be taken to help refugees, and it should be done as a means of short-term salvation for many. (source)
- In one aspect "salvation" is a present possession (Joh 3: 36; 5: 24; 1Jo 5: 13); in another, it is a matter of (source)
- "Our long-term salvation is the development of a vaccine for buffalo calves and the lions which feed off them." (source)
- Yet he presents no other tangible token of the great boon he calls salvation and blessedness than his preaching alone. (source)
- The magnitude of this "salvation" is proved by the earnestness with which "prophets" and even "angels" searched into it. (source)
- The word salvation, connected here with the word horn, means that this strength, or this mighty Redeemer, was able to save. (source)
- Where our salvation is there our glory is; for what is our salvation but the glory to be revealed, the eternal weight of glory? (source)
- Having put the whole subject before us in the word salvation, he now fixes our thought upon _the relation which Christ sustains to it_. (source)
- Nonetheless, I don't want the European Union's ruling powers dictating the terms of our "salvation" - from the mess Wall Street created. (source)
- You shelve your future, or what you call your salvation, on the merits of a Sacrifice, and think yourselves relieved of all further trouble. (source)
- Congratulations - I think my salvation is a while off especially since Gabriella graduated to sleeping most of the night in our bed this week! (source)
- In the absence of these, reconciliation dwindles into a rhetorical device; it leads to short-term salvation formulae and a renewal of discontents. (source)
- On the other hand, salvation from a Christian perspective is the rescue of a community, healing of its brokenness, and return of its allegiance to God. (source)
- If you look at the word salvation in the Bible -- the Christian usage that we're familiar with, saving souls, that people go to heaven -- that's actually a latecomer. (source)
- It might come as a shock, but most of the population are not right-wing conservatives that believe the only road to salvation is through Christian conservative philosophy!!!!! (source)
- But at the incarnation, the favorable year of the Lord began and remains to this day -- all power has been given to the Son and in His name salvation and blessing is made manifest. (source)
- The upper classes of Europe in the same spirit applauded what they called the salvation of society by the _coup d'etat_, the massacre on the Boulevards and the lawless deportation of the leaders of the working men in France. (source)
- The key to salvation is developing new long-term funding sources to replace the waning revenue from federal and state gas taxes that largely paid for the construction and expansion of the highway system in the 1950s and 1960s, the report said. (source)
- The key to salvation is developing new long-term funding sources to replace the waning revenues from federal and state gas taxes which largely paid for the construction and expansion of the highway system in the 1950s and 1960s, the report says. (source)
- ST PAUL understood the word salvation 'in a very wide and comprehensive sense -- not merely as liberation from evil or from sin, but as salvation out of this present evil world into the good world which in a sense is future but has now already begun. (source)
- The will of God revealed to us for our salvation is here largely represented to us as easy to be known and understood, that none may have an excuse for their ignorance or error, and as worthy to be embraced, that none may have an excuse for their carelessness and unbelief. (source)
- Modern pharmaceuticals and over-the-counters offer 'salvation' -- > from everything to losing weight to gaining weight, relieving or masking pain, gaining muscle mass, going to sleep and waking up, and various supplements, that may or may not be found to cause death/injury some years hence. (source)
- Christ came: "All things are now ready"; the salvation is already accomplished, and only waits the Lord's time to be manifested: He "is ready to judge." last time -- the last day, closing the day of grace; the day of judgment, of redemption, of the restitution of all things, and of perdition of the ungodly. (source)
- If you, as St. Paul says, have a form of godliness, and yet in your life and actions deny the power of it, by living without God in the world, and following the lowest maxims of the world in everything but what you call the salvation of your souls, what wonder if your children grow up despisers of those who are good? (source)
- For we miserably mutilate it, and sinfully as well as foolishly limit its application and its power, if we recognise it only -- I was going to say mainly -- as being the ground of our hope and of what we call our salvation, and do not recognise it as being the obligatory example of our lives, which we are bound to translate into our daily practice. (source)
- Of the two, we think Ben's chance is the best; for, in some blind way, he does think himself a sinner, and in need of something he calls salvation; and, doubtless, while the tears stream down his face, the poor fellow makes a new resolve against the whiskey-bottle, while his more respectable sleepy brethren never think of making one against the cotton-bale. (source)
- In other words, the channel of soul growth -- the only channel that leads to spiritual health, and therefore to "salvation" -- becomes gradually obstructed, with the result that the vital energies of the soul tend either to dissipate themselves and run to waste, or to make new channels for themselves, -- channels of degenerative tendency, the end of which is spiritual death. (source)
- But an event in the history of salvation becomes a miracle from the fact that something _extraordinary_, something _new_, happens in it, which by its newness and its extraordinary character presents itself to man as the manifestation of certain divine _ends in salvation_, and can be explained _at first sight_, but only at first sight, from nothing else than from the service which it renders to the plan of redemption. (source)
- Indeed, it is beyond the wit of man, and it takes all the wit of God, aright to unite the doctrine of our utter inability with the companion doctrine of our strict responsibility; free grace with a full reward; the cross of Christ once for all, with the saint's continual crucifixion; the Saviour's blood with the sinner's; and atonement with attainment; in short, salvation without works with no salvation without works. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 41 example sentences provided below is 56.0, which suggests that "salvation" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 19 synonyms for salvation.
conservancy, conservation, deliverance, emancipation, escape, exemption, extrication, keeping, liberation, lifeline, pardon, preserval, preservation, redemption, release, reprieve, restoration, safekeeping, sustentation
We have 7 antonyms for salvation.
destruction, endangerment, harm, hurt, injury, loss, waste
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of salvation from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) Preservation or deliverance from destruction, difficulty, or evil.
- (noun) A source, means, or cause of such preservation or deliverance.
- (noun) Christianity Deliverance from the power or penalty of sin; redemption.
- (noun) Christianity The agent or means that brings about such deliverance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) The process of being saved, the state of having been saved (from hell).
- (noun) The process of being restored or made new for the purpose of becoming saved; the process of being rid of the old poor quality conditions and becoming improved.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) The act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity.
- (noun) The redemption of man from the bondage of sin and liability to eternal death, and the conferring on him of everlasting happiness.
- (noun) Saving power; that which saves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) Preservation from destruction, danger, or calamity; deliverance.
- (noun) In theology, deliverance from the power and penalty of sin.
- (noun) Source, cause, or means of preservation from some danger or evil.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) saving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation
- (noun) a means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness
- (noun) (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
- (noun) the state of being saved or preserved from harm