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In Mark 1045 Jesus says For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many Jesus used the metaphor of ransom because it would have had a very specific meaning for people living in the first century Dr David DAndre Nowadays we explain this word in different way but the core is maintained the same Rephrasing Mark 2045 it can be seen that the phrase to give his life as a ransom to many can be equalized to giving his life to redeem many The meaning of the word redemption came to us back from the first century At that time people were divided into the owners of the land and slaves that were also divided into two parts Jews and aliens were treated with the special harshness Therefore if a person was in debt he at first sold his land and then if it didnt help - a man would sell himself Nevertheless that person could be bought back by his relative that would redeem him Redemption is a payment for the liberation of an accused person or an emancipation of a debtor from his debt In the book of Mark he portrays the life and works of Jesus in such a way that it seems that Satin is vs Jesus while the last one is seen as a human on the Earth It also looks like in Mark we all the people are in debt God is the owner of a farm to whom we have to pay certain amount of money to get out of debt However we dont have any money or sources to get them and we cell ourselves to Satan Nevertheless Jesus buys us back by suffering himself Suffering is his payment to Satan in order to redeem us He doesnt die though for our sins - He comes back and His main mission is
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