“…”salvation” is one of the most comprehensive terms in all the Scriptures, including predestination, regeneration, justification, sanctification, and glorification.” -A.W. Pink
Different senses. Different tenses.
Biblical Foreknowledge: A Word Study
We have to be careful not to pull the mystery card prematurely.
“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.” -Ephesians 2:8-9
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?
God is allowing us to participate with Him, our loving Father, in His work of saving men. It’s an honor and a privilege… not just a duty.