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What does redeemer mean?
A redeemer is a person who redeems, meaning someone who repays, recovers, saves, or exchanges something for something else. In Christianity, the term is used to refer to Jesus Christ, especially when capitalized as Redeemer.
Redeem is usually used in the context of financial transactions, such as redeeming (paying off) a mortgage or redeeming a coupon. Christians call Jesus the Redeemer because he is said to have brought them redemption from sin, meaning he saved or rescued them from it.
Example: Today’s sermon will focus on Jesus Christ as our Redeemer.
Where does redeemer come from?
In the context of business and finance, the word redeemer isn’t all that common. When it is used, it is often found in formal or legal language to refer to someone who has completed a transaction by paying off a debt (a redeemer of a loan), buying something back (a redeemer of a pawned watch), or exchanging something (a redeemer of bonds for cash).
In Christianity, Redeemer is one of the many titles that have been applied to Jesus. It is similar to calling Jesus the Savior or Deliverer. Christians often refer to Jesus’s act of redemption as a transaction, as in Jesus died to pay for our sins. The famous statue of Jesus with outstretched arms that overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is called Christ the Redeemer. The statue was built in commemoration of Brazil’s independence from Portugal, and the title can be seen as a reference to its redemption from colonial rule.
Redeemer is sometimes extended (with a lowercase r) to a person seen as a savior of some kind, as in She is often hailed as the company’s redeemer after bringing it back from the brink of bankruptcy.
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How is redeemer used in real life?
Redeemer is usually used in the context of business and financial transactions, especially in legal language. When Redeemer is used in a religious context, especially with a capital R, it refers to Jesus as a savior.
As we approach the Lords day let us meditate on a few truths
• Jesus is God
• Jesus is our Lord and redeemer
• Jesus paid the price for our sin
• We are united with Christ in His death, having died to sin.
• We are united with Christ in His resurrection, made alive.
— Joshua Murphy (@_FriendlyBeard) January 19, 2020
I know that my redeemer[a] lives,
and that in the end he will stand on the earth.And after my skin has been destroyed,yet in my flesh I will see God; I myself will see him
with my own eyes—I, and not another. How my heart yearns within me!
Job 19:25-27 pic.twitter.com/DI5k39Hr2Q
— DAUGHTER OF THE KING👑 (@DAUGHTE08592959) January 10, 2020
[Jesus in line at the grocery store in front of me]
Clerk: $123.56, sir.
Jesus: *pulls out 20 coupons*
Me: great… Christ the redeemer!
— dab5️⃣freddy (@pungodly) October 12, 2015
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How to use redeemer in a sentence
He walks among us now, a simple man of the people, the true redeemer.
They came by the busload from every corner of the country—including liberal South Jerusalem—singing "O Redeemer, come to Zion."
The soaring sounds of “Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer,” beloved by the Welsh rugby crowds.
The "consideration" of our blessed Redeemer and King is not merely good for us; it is vital.Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews|Handley C.G. Moule
Those who fear God in all ages, participate the mercies dispensed to man through an incarnate Redeemer.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II|Francis Augustus Cox
That passover parable comes out of the anguish of the great Redeemer's heart.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew|John Monro Gibson
I saw a new Redeemer of the world, and the woman who had conducted one of the great lawsuits of last century.Workhouse Characters|Margaret Wynne Nevinson
Is not the view of a suffering Redeemer calculated to raise the Christian's confidence, even in seasons of the deepest affliction?