Summary: Summary of the Gospel

Summary of the Gospel

1. The Gospel teaches of the Kingdom of God to come.

(Matthew 4:23, 24:14; Mark 1:15)

A. It was the message of the Kingdom that Jesus preached-for this reason was Jesus sent (Luke4:43)

2. The Gospel teaches of Jesus the Anointed (Christ)

A. That He is the son of God (Mark 1:1)

B. That Jesus died for our sins, was laid in the grave, and rose again from the dead (1 Corinthians 15:1-4)

C. That Jesus was the "Seed of David" (2 Timothy 2:8)

D. That Jesus was the Promised Messiah that the law and the Prophets spoke of. (Acts 5:40-42, 8:32-35, 13:32-33)

E. That through the man Jesus forgiveness of sins is available to us resulting in our justification in the sight of God. (Acts 13:38-39)

3. Acceptance of the Gospel must be accomplished with repentance.

(Mark 1:15: Acts 20:21, 26:20)

4. Starting for the time period after the resurrection of Jesus, the act of baptism follows.

Once one has heard and believed the Gospel.

(Matthew 28:19; Mark 16:15-16; Acts 8:12)

5. The Gospel is made void if a person denies the teaching that God can and will raise the dead. (1 Corinthians 15:1-19)

6. The Gospel teaches of God’s grace (favor) toward men. (Acts 20:24)

7. Its message offers salvation to both Jews and non-Jews.

(Romans 1:16; Ephesians 1:13, 3:6)

8. The Gospel teaches of a Day of Judgment to come, in which God shall judge the secrets of men through the agency of Jesus. (Romans 2:16)

9. The Gospel message does not have its origin from men, but from God.

(Galatians 1:11-12)

10. The Gospel has been called...

A. “The Word of Truth" (Ephesians 1:13; Colossians 1:5)

B. “The Word of God" (Acts 13:46)

11. Failure to obey and believe its message can only result in one’s own destruction. (2 Thessalonians 1:7-9)

12. The Gospel teaches the righteousness of God. (Romans 1:15-17)

13. The message if the Gospel will be of no profits to those who hear it unless it is united with faith. (Hebrews 4:1-2)

14. Unfortunately, the Gospel can be found distorted or corrupted by men.

(2 Corinthians 11:4)

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