Sav·ior n. [Written also saviour.]
1. One who saves, preserves, or delivers from destruction or danger.
2. Specifically: The (or our, your, etc.) Savior, he who brings salvation to men; Jesus Christ, the Redeemer.
n 1: a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in
Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for
Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29) [syn: Jesus, Jesus
of Nazareth, the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, Christ,
Savior, Good Shepherd, Redeemer, Deliverer]
2: a person who rescues you from harm or danger [syn: savior,
one who saves from any form or degree of evil. In its highest
sense the word indicates the relation sustained by our Lord to
his redeemed ones, he is their Saviour. The great message of the
gospel is about salvation and the Saviour. It is the "gospel of
salvation." Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ secures to the sinner
a personal interest in the work of redemption. Salvation is
redemption made effectual to the individual by the power of the