According to the Encyclopedia of the Bible on Bible Gateway, “redemption is deliverance from the power of an alien dominion and enjoyment of the resulting freedom….The heart of the biblical message of redemption is the deliverance of the people of God from the bondage of sin by the perfect substitutionary sacrifice of Jesus Christ and their consequent restoration to God and his heavenly kingdom.” At one time you were far away from God and were his enemies because of the evil things you did and thought. But now, by means of the physical death of his Son, God has made…