Summary: What the word of God us and does in our lives.
What does the gospel do?
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
This is the way we have any hope at all.
Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
(1) It brings good tidings of a Saviour .
Luke 2: 10 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.
(2) It brings mercy to a sinner.
Ephesians 2: 4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,
(3) It brings great salvation by grace.
For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,
Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
(4) Gives eternal life free gift.
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.
13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.