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The salvation God provided to us in Jesus (Yeshua in Hebrew, which means ‘salvation’), is comprised of both spiritual and physical parts. Justification and sanctification are spiritual; but glorification, like also resurrection, is physical. God’s workings with Israel are also in the physical realm, the realm where genealogies matter. “The book of the genealogy of Jesus Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham,” Mt. 1:1. So much misinterpretation of scripture, like that of Reformed Theology, is due to their felt need to leave the principle of literal interpretation of scripture because of their failure to differentiate between things like personal spiritual salvation and national physical salvation.
The Bible often focuses on spiritual and physical salvation in separate books and passages. For example, Romans 1-8a, Romans 12-16, and 1 John, focus on spiritual salvation. Ezekiel 40-48, the Gospel of Matthew, and Romans 8b-11, focus on physical salvation. Expository surveys of these two sets of passages comprise the content of this book.
Physical Salvation: “The glory of Jehovah came into the temple, ... and He said, ... ‘This is the place of My throne and the place of the soles of My feet, where I will dwell in the midst of the children of Israel forever,’” Ezekiel 43:4-7. Spiritual Salvation: “Except a man be born again, he can’t see the kingdom of God,” John 3:3. Spiritual Salvation: “Having been justified by faith, we have had our access ... into this grace wherein we stand;” Physical Salvation: “and rejoice in hope of the glory of God,” Romans 5:1-2.