Summary: Word Gospel found only in the NT 104x. A SIMPLE definition of the term "Gospel" is "Good News, " "Glad Tidings”. - What is this good news? -- What are these glad tidings? NT calls it “The Gospel of…”
1- Baptism 2-Wilderness 3 Capernaum 4-Mt. 4:17 5-Mt. 4;23
- Environment, terrorism, crimes and weather
Fires Across Nation -100’s of homes lost & people killed
In one day heat wave breaks over 1,011 records
Drought The Lookout (News Blog) - The United States Department of Agriculture has declared natural disaster areas in more than 1,000 counties and 26 drought-stricken states, making it the largest natural disaster in America ever.
ID, AZ, Alberta, NJ, NM, CO, MI, NV, MI, MO
Reuters It took less than an hour last month for a Montana wildfire to reduce Scott McRae's ranch to thousands of blackened acres devoid of the grasses that were to sustain hundreds of cattle.
"That is 500 mouths to feed with nothing to eat in sight
Cities Going Bankrupt In two weeks
Stockton, Mammoth Lakes, San Bernardino California
● Detroit, Michigan ● Pontiac, Michigan
● Camden, New Jersey ● Harrison, New Jersey
● Salem, New Jersey ● Riverdale, Illinois
● Jefferson County, Alabama ● Boise County, Idaho
● Central Falls, Rhode Island ● Strafford County, New Hampshire
St. Croix Wis Fri. July 13/12
Father Charged with 1st Degree Murder in Deaths of 3 Daughters
11, 8, 5 yrs
Father on his way home ot ND. Stopped by to see his daughters
Baby sitter left them in his care
He called their mother “You can come home now because I killed the kids.”
-Officials say their bodies were in their beds, covered with blackest up to their necks – and their throats were slit.
AT Hiker 46 from AL resupplying at Gettysburg - Received 2nd & 3rd degree burns Thur. by people who thought he was a bum
We are witnessing a seismic shift in global affairs.
The shake-up is a perfect storm of human behavior, politics, & technological change that will soon take away freedom & add fear
- We need something to hang on to
- We need Relief, Good News
. WHAT IS THIS GOSPEL.
Word Gospel found only in the NT 104x
A SIMPLE definition of the term "Gospel" is "Good News, " "Glad Tidings”
- What is this good news? -- What are these glad tidings?
- NT calls it “The Gospel of…”
❶ IT IS CALLED-
1. The Gospel Of God
Romans 1:1 (AV)
1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,
- It is good news from out of this world
- From one who created us & loved us
AV | 1 Jn 4:9
In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.
NIV | 1 Jn 4:9
This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him
- Revealing himself to us through Jesus
2. The Gospel Of Christ
Romans 1:16 (AV)
16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
- Christ's character and work, including His life, death, and resurrection
Matthew 3:17 (AV)
17 And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
Matthew 17:5 (AV)
5 While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.
Matthew 26:26 (AV)
26 And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.
28 For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
3. The Gospel Of The Grace Of God
Acts 20:24 (AV)
24 But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
Grace is favour bestowed on us
Grace is God’s intense personal love upon me
God’s grace found in love is just what I need
He is the God who asks us above all to love him with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength.
4. The Gospel Of Your Salvation
Ephesians 1:13 (AV)
13 In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,