What is Salvation?

In light of our unique paradigm for sin and the depth of exposition regarding the complexities of the soul, freedom from sin cannot simply be one-dimensionalized as a forgiveness of behavior; rather, just as 1 Peter 2:1-3 says it is, salvation is a holistic transformation of not just one’s behavior but of her or his values, identity, worldview, and affections. Let’s take a closer look at what salvation actually is: