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Redeemed from the Curse of the Law - 3

Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us; ......
Remember that according to 1 Peter 1:18-20, we've been redeemed from the curse of the law by the blood of Jesus.
We were initially not entitled to the blessings pronounced in the bible to the Israelites, being considered as gentiles or heathen, but when Christ came he removed the middle wall of separation. This meaning that  we who were considered gentiles in the flesh are now equally entitled to the covenant blessings of Abraham.

11.Therefore remember that you, once Gentiles in the flesh--who are called Uncircumcision by what is called the Circumcision made in the flesh by hands-- 12.that at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world. 13.But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. 14.For He Himself is our peace, who has made b…
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By faith we understand that the worlds/universe were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible- Hebrews 11:3
Reading the above passage of bible scripture takes me back to creation in the book of Genesis when God created the heavens and the earth.

"In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said , Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good...." - Genesis 1:1-3
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Redeemed from the Curse of the Law - 2

Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us; for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree: that upon the Gentiles might come the blessing of Abraham in Christ Jesus; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith. - Gal 3:13,14
And if you be Christ's, then are you Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise. - Gal 3:29
Let's begin off by trying to understand the term Redeemed.
Christ has redeemed us... What does that mean?

To purchase back; to regain possession of by payment of a stipulated price; to repurchase.To ransom, liberate, or rescue from captivity or bondage, or from any obligation or liability to suffer or to be forfeited, by paying a price or ransom; to ransom; to rescue; to recover; as, to redeem a captive, a pledge, and the like.Hence, to rescue and deliver from the bondage of sin and the penalties of God's violated law.To pay the penalty of; to make amends for; to serve as an eq…