Redemption is very similar in meaning to atonement, and like atonement, it is a complex word to define.
Throughout the New Testament, 8 Greek terms are used to provide subtle but different nuances to the term
redemption, from which two meanings emerge.
1. Ransom redemption
This conveys the sense that there was a payment for a price.
This meaning takes a view from God's perspective.
2. Liberation redemption
This conveys the sense that there was an emancipation of an individual.
This meaning takes a view from a human being's perspective.