Monday, August 12, 2013

What is the Gospel? - some relevant Bible verses

Romans 1:1-17

Mark 1:1-20

Isaiah 40:9

Isaiah 52:7-10

Galatians 3:8

Colosians 1:28 says emphatically “Him we proclaim”.

2 Timothy 2:8 Paul says - “Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead, descended from David. This is my gospel”

Rom 10:9 says “if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”

2 Cor 4:5 Paul says: “For we do not preach ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus' sake.”

Col 2:6 – “So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him”

Jn 20:31 – The purpose of John’s Gospel: “these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.”

Acts 2:36 –  The conclusion of Peter’s sermon on the Day of Pentecost:
"Therefore let all Israel be assured of this: God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ."

Acts 5:42 tells us “Day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house, [the Apostles] never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Christ.”

Acts 8:12  says Philip “preached the good news of the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ”

Acts 10:36 – At Cornelius’ house, Peter says: “You know the message God sent to the people of Israel, telling the good news of peace through Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all.”

Acts 28:31 – At the very end of Acts Luke tells us: “Boldly and without hindrance [Paul] preached the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ.”

Philippians 2:11  says “every tongue [will] confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”

1 Cor 15

1 Jn 4:2

Rm 2:16 – “This will take place on the day when God will judge men's secrets through Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares.”

Rev 14:6-7 – “Then I saw another angel flying in mid-air, and he had the eternal gospel to proclaim to those who live on the earth--to every nation, tribe, language and people. 7 He said in a loud voice, "Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come. Worship him who made the heavens, the earth, the sea and the springs of water."”

Gal 1:1-12 – The importance of getting the gospel right

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