“Jesus Christ came not to be served but to die, to give His life. That sets Him apart from the founder of every other major religion. Their purpose was to live and be an example; Jesus’ purpose was to die and be a sacrifice.”
What imagery comes to mind when you think about Jesus rescuing sinners? The Bible actually offers several helpful illustrations of how salvation has been given to us through God’s Son, Jesus.
But one of the best may be that of “ransom.”