To a Christian redemption means to be saved. To redeem something means to buy it back.
When Jesus gave his life for us, this is what he did, he redeemed us and saved us from sin.
His sacrifice bought us new life.
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In whom we have our redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace.
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good works.
1 Corinthians 1:30
Because of him, you are in Christ Jesus, who was made to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption.
1 Peter 1:19
But with precious blood, as of a lamb without blemish or spot, the blood of Christ.
Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out, so that there may come times of refreshing from the presence of the Lord.
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us. For it is written, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree.
I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, your transgressions, and, as a cloud, your sins. Return to me, for I have redeemed you.
Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy.
He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name.
But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins.
1 Peter 1:18
Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers.
1 Timothy 2:6
Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.
That he might redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as children.
The thief only comes to steal, kill, and destroy. I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.
For the Son of Man also came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.
Let Israel hope in the Lord: for with the Lord there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.
Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.