47 And if you greet your brothers only, what is unusual about that? You must let the Gospel argue with you. It is the good news of how you can have a loving, personal relationship with God that gives meaning and purpose to this life, They believe in and preach an incomplete Gospel that is not enough to change lives. There’s a difference between “the Gospel” and our response to the Gospel. 47 And if you greet your brothers only, what is unusual about that? What is the true gospel of the Bible? The gospel is of divine, not human, origin. Read, watch, or listen to the full message: John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. N. T. Wright Quote: “The gospel is not itself about you are this sort of a person and this can happen to you. He spoke personally to me. Home › Articles › The Gospel is Not Primarily About the Poor, But It Does Not Neglect Them. We certainly benefit from it, and it is a fine thing, it is a wonderful thing. The gospel contains everything related to the person and work, of Jesus Christ, including the events before, during, and after His incarnation. It’s a magnificent thing. It is not a spiritual handbook and it is not a guide to determining God’s will for your life. With much assurance - Literally, with full assurance, and much of it: the Spirit bearing witness by shedding the love of God abroad in your hearts, which is the highest testimony that can be given. Whom God sends , He will equip , To go forth and preach to the people and for the people of God and for , and , the lost in the world. “The gospel is for non-Christians. The word "Gospel" means "good news." First, we often find the phrase “the gospel of God.”. 15:2). Walk out. 6And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost: 7So that ye were ensamples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia. The gospel, its results, and its implications must be carefully related to each other— neither confused nor separated. Get there. All of our resources exist to guide you toward everlasting joy in Jesus Christ. As a young believer I was also given the assurance of the Truth and shown many miraculous signs and wonders by the Holy Spirit to help open my eyes and heart to understand the Truth in the Word of GOD. The good news culminates in a new heaven and a new earth, the home of righteousness, where neither sin nor any of its effects can survive, and where we enjoy the presence of God forever in the context of resurrection existence. Salvation is not about us. Please bless those You have revealed Yourself to and trust in You to spread your wonderful Word and to be fruitful witness to your power and loving kindness. 3:1-3) and are renewed (Col. 1:6). At the heart of today’s message is the desire for freedom to be yourself, to be true and authentic to who you really are. Ignorance is not an excuse in the heavenly kingdom. Amen. God 's people have power. Do not the pagans do the same? 5-giu-2017 - The good news of Christ is for us, but it is not ultimately about us. Contemporary English Version when there is really only one true message. It is the greatest thing you can participate in for the rest of your life. You know what kind of men we showed ourselves to be among you for your sake.- World English Biblefor oure gospel was not at you in word oneli, but also in vertu, and in the Hooli Goost, and in myche plente; as ye witen, whiche we weren among you for you;- Wycliffe Biblebecause our good news did not come to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance, even as ye have known of what sort we became among you because of you,- Youngs Literal Bible. Savoring God for his mercy is the end. 1:5 With power - Piercing the very heart with a sense of sin and deeply convincing you of your want of a Saviour from guilt, misery, and eternal ruin. King James Version (KJV). Gospel-Fall-Redemption-Consummation is not the Gospel Actually that outline is a really good way to summarize the Bible’s main story line. Anything that does not tell you that Jesus Christ is the salvation you need is not the gospel. You must let the Gospel sink down deeply into your heart, until it changes your motivation and views and attitudes. Paul the Apostle tells us in Romans 1:16-17 that there is only one Gospel that brings salvation to the believer. For you will not abandon my soul to Sheol, or let your holy one see corruption. I heard his very words. Jesus is the propitiation for our sins (1 John 2:2). In the end, N.T. Eliana was disappointed, but this did not stop her from continuing their friendship; nor did it stop the gospel discussions. Instead, the gospel He preached answers why He did so. “I believe in the forgiveness of sins.” Those words may have become stale or even cliché for some, but they represent the beauty and scandal of our confession. But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be accursed. But not one of these common sentiments is the true "good news" message that Jesus Christ brought! This inheritance is kept in heaven for you” (1 Peter 1:3–4). He is author of. How would you define it? 5. “Therefore the Law has become our tutor to lead us to Christ, that we may be justified by faith,” (Gal. He told Timothy, “ God’s word is not chained.” Today, we will tell you the story of one underground missionary who police arrested for delivering and telling people about the Bible. Your presence and love amazes me, and I am blessed to be called into your family through Jesus. Psalm 16:10. But ultimately, and predominately salvation is about God and His Glory. Get there. 30 But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. God offers it freely. It’s greater than any position you could accept at a company, greater than any cure to an illness one could create. We’re on a mission to change that. Acts 1:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. Matthew 26 New International Version (NIV) The Plot Against Jesus. Except here’s my problem with it: The Bible is not primarily about you. It is the solution to each problem, the key to each closed door, the power through every barrier (Rom. Every time I read this verse I am reminded that I have faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Word of GOD. So do you believe the gospel? Mercy is a means, not an end. If this is true, evangelism is the act of declaring God’s purposes and pointing to Christ as the divine agent of accomplishing the redemption of the entire cosmos. 1 Cor 15:1-2: Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also you have received, and wherein you stand. What the Gospel is NOT. God is dead, but not all that many people seem to have turned up for the funeral. It is very common in the church to think as follows. To a much greater degree, it is the product of a developed theological reflection and grows out of a different circle and tradition. Evangelism is not personal testimony. “The Church is an institution that Jesus never intended.” “Following Jesus is about more than the Church” It’s ultimately that you might glorify God for receiving mercy, right? gte@Godstruthendures.org. Amen. Jesus is the propitiation for our sins (1 John 2:2). The gospel is good news when we understand that we do not (and cannot) earn our salvation; the work of redemption and justification is complete, having been finished on the cross (John 19:30). Apostle Paul defines the gospel to the Corinthians. The gospel is called the ‘good news’ because it addresses the most serious problem that you and I have as human beings, and that problem is simply this: God is holy and He is just, and I’m not. Here’s the whole story: The one and only God, who is holy, made us in his image to know him (Gen. 1:26-28). The “God Is Love Only” Gospel. But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be accursed. I hate to disappoint you, but the Bible is not about you. Wright’s project, no matter how brilliantly presented, falls far short of the New Testament’s central focus on what Paul described as the gospel “by which you are being saved” (1 Cor. 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