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  • The Law And The Gospel

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 10, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    THE LAW AND THE GOSPEL John Wesley: "There is no [conflict] at all between the law and the gospel; that there is no need for the law to pass away, in order to the establishing of the gospel. Indeed neither of them supersedes the other, but they agree perfectly well together. Yea, the very same more

  • Demonstrate The Gospel  PRO

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Feb 22, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Demonstrate the Gospel R.W. Shambach told the story of a meeting he was in with T.L. Osborn. A young man who was a boxer and had been blinded by severe blows was also in the meeting. Shambach knew the man personally and knew that he was not a believer. Osborn called the man forward and more

  • Tune Into The Gospel

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    TUNE INTO THE GOSPEL Right now, there are thousands of radio stations broadcasting through the air all over the U.S. Some have news shows, others play a variety of musical styles; commercials are blaring while other stations broadcast sporting events. But if you do not tune in, those radio more

  • Counterfeit Gospel  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Aug 18, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    COUNTERFEIT GOSPEL Counterfeit money is lacking in authority—-it does not have the backing of the federal government. A good counterfeiter can dupe some people into accepting his copywork as legitimate currency. But eventually, when the fake money is brought before the authorities, it will be more

  • Quotes On The Gospel

    Contributed by Lalachan Abraham on May 2, 2013

    "The gospel is not a doctrine of the tongue, but of life. It cannot be grasped by reason and memory only, but it is fully understood when it possesses the whole soul and penetrates to the inner recesses of the heart." --John Calvin "The Gospel that represents Jesus Christ, not as a system more

  • Gospel Of Adversity

    Contributed by Suresh Manoharan on Apr 16, 2014

    A great Indian evangelist named Sadhu Sundar Singh observed, "The cross bears more

  • The Gospel Is Offensive

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Jun 24, 2011

    THE GOSPEL IS OFFENSIVE There is something about the gospel that is inherently offensive. I don’t like saying that, and you may not like hearing it. But it is incontestable. The gospel puts some people off. Take David and Roland, two high school friends of mine. David was what you might call more

  • The Gospel Of Grace?  PRO

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Aug 26, 2003
    based on 7 ratings

    THE GOSPEL OF GRACE? Put bluntly: the American church today accepts grace in theory but denies it practice. We say we believe that the fundamental structure of reality is grace, not works – but our lives refute our faith. By and large, the gospel of grace is neither proclaimed, understood, more

  • Jesus Is The Gospel.

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on May 19, 2016

    JESUS IS THE GOSPEL. "Fundamentally, our Lord’s message was Himself. He did not come merely to preach a Gospel; He himself is that Gospel. He did not come merely to give bread; He said, "I am the bread." He did not come merely to shed light; He said, "I am the light." He did not come merely to more

  • "Barbarians" And The Gospel

    Contributed by Bret Toman on Mar 14, 2013

    "BARBARIANS" AND THE GOSPEL It is said that one of the greatest disasters in the history of Christianity took place in 1271. Nichelo and and Matteo Polo, the father and the uncle of Marco Polo, were visiting the Kubla Kahn. At that time, Kubla Kahn was a world ruler. He ruled all of China, all more

  • How The Gospel Came To Korea

    Contributed by Jun Tadena on Aug 25, 2006

    How the Gospel Came to Korea Robert J. Thomas, a Welshman, was a colporteur working in China for the Scottish Bible Society. In the course of his work, he learned that the Korean language is based on Chinese and that, as a result, the Korean intellectuals could read Chinese. His main more

  • The Gospel Is Good News Of Mercy To The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Brian Mavis on Jul 24, 2001
    based on 44 ratings

    The Gospel is good news of mercy to the undeserving. The symbol of the religion of Jesus is the cross, not more

  • The Same Gospel For The Same ...

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Feb 26, 2009

    “The Same Gospel for the Same Needs” Some months after our arrival in China, an old experienced missionary came to my husband with the following advice: “Do not attempt to speak of Jesus the first time on preaching to a heathen audience. The Chinese have a prejudice against the name of Jesus. more

  • Religion Says "Try” But The Gospel ...

    Contributed by Brandon Park on Jan 31, 2010

    Religion says “Try” but the gospel says “trust.” Religion says, “Pay me what you owe,” the gospel says, “I’ll pay what you owe” Religion says, “Live for God,” the gospel says, “Live through God.” Religion says, “Obey the law,” but the gospel says, “Obey the Lord” Religion says “Do,” but the more

  • The Gospel Tract Dispenser

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 20, 2010

    THE GOSPEL TRACT DISPENSER Mike Slaughter tells the story of rushing through the airport to catch his connecting flight. He ran into the bathroom and went into a stall. And when he began to pull on the toilet paper, and a Gospel tract fell out onto the floor. He picked it up and began to read more

  • Fresh Faith, Fresh Gospel

    Contributed by Rickey Bennett on Aug 16, 2009

    FRESH FAITH, FRESH GOSPEL The dictionary defines "fresh" as that which is newly made or obtained; that which does retain the original properties without any degradation. Conversely, "staleness" is defined as: having lost the freshness, effervescence, or palatability; lacking originality or more

  • In The Gospel In Hymns, Published In 1950, Is A ...

    Contributed by John Putty on Apr 14, 2011

    In The Gospel in Hymns, published in 1950, is a story about Philip Brooks, author of “O Little Town of Bethlehem”: One April fools day, Brooks saw a boy on Boylston Street in Boston trying to reach a doorbell. Brooks walked up the steps and said, "Let me help you, my little more

  • Watered-Down Social Gospel

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 25, 2011

    WATERED-DOWN SOCIAL GOSPEL Richard Niebuhr rightly challenged the liberal social gospel movement of watering down the offense of the cross with the scathing words, "A God without wrath brought me without sin into a more

  • On Trial For Sharing The Gospel  PRO

    Contributed by Roger Nelmes on Jan 30, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    On Trial for Sharing the Gospel 17 and 18 years old, Pakistan, 1997 (p27-28) Anila met Perveen at school. As their friendship grew, Anila gave Perveen a Bible and taught her Christian songs. Perveen quickly learned Christian songs and began to teach them to her younger sister when her more

  • Topography, Basketball And The Gospel

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Sep 16, 2008

    Topography, Basketball and the Gospel Jack went to an Ivy League School and was a star on the basketball team and graduated with a degree in topography – that is, the study of mapping. What do basketball and topography have to do with the Gospel? Nothing. Except that years later Jack found more