God’s Gospel




Romans 1:16-17 (NIV)

We must not be ashamed of the Gospel.

If we are ashamed of the Lord Jesus and His words, He will be ashamed of us when He comes in His Father’s glory with the holy angels. (Mark 8:38, Luke 9:26)

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The Gospel is God’s power for salvation.

God had sent sinners the Gospel of grace.

God had sent His Son to die on their behalf.

If sinners would place their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, they would be saved.

Otherwise, they would die in their sins, and they would go to Hell.

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The Gospel was first to the Jews, then to the Gentiles.

God had pledged to save the Jews first.

God had dealt with the Jews for thousands of years.

But many Jews rejected the Son of God as their Messiah.

So God turned to the Gentile peoples and offered them salvation as well.

Salvation is now available to every man, everywhere. (John 1:11-12)

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The Gospel revealed the righteousness of God.

Man thinks he is righteous and is therefore acceptable to God.

But Man is absolutely wrong.

Man is not righteous and he cannot produce righteousness by self-will, or his own works.

But, when Man puts his faith is the Lord Jesus Christ, God declares him to be righteous.

Man is imputed with the righteousness of God (2 Corinthians 5:21 and Philippians 3:9).

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The Gospel is by faith from first to last.

Christians are saved through faith alone.

Christians are to live by faith all the days of their lives.

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Some thoughts:
  • We must not be ashamed of the Gospel.
  • The Gospel is God’s power to bring many to faith.
  • The Gospel is for everyone, everywhere.
  • The Gospel revealed God’s righteousness.
  • The Gospel is for believers to live by faith in the Lord Jesus Christ all the day of their lives.
  • The Gospel is worth believing and worth sharing.
  • Christians are to believe and share the Gospel. God will do the rest!

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Prayers:
  • Oh God! Help me to believe and share Your Word all the days of my life.
  • Oh God! Help me to believe in the power of Your Gospel.

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