28 Days 2020: Day 17

CALLED TO PREACH…THE GOSPEL

 

  • Mark 16:15-18 (NKJV) 15  And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.
Do a SOUL Journal about the gospel from… 
  • Acts 8:9-40 

 

The Gospel is the indicator and stamp of what is truly the Church and what is not.  The presence of the Gospel identifies the Church as the Church.   Wherever we do not have evidence of the Gospel, we do not have trustworthy evidence of the Church. 

 

Over the next few days we will take a look at the gospel in seven steps.  As we have discovered the gospel is Good News but in order for there to be good news there must also be some bad news.  So in the seven steps there is some bad news and some good news. 

Here are the first three steps…

  1. Creation:God created man to be in right, intimate, obedient, cooperative relationship with Himself; Man was at first innocent; 
  2. Sin:Adam fell into sin, as we all fail by disobeying God; in countless ways we insist on our own self-centered will, rather than doing God’s will; 
  3. Death & Hell:The just penalty for our sin is death and hell. We cannot remove this sentence ourselves no matter how hard we try; in our sin, we are all finished, condemned, and without hope, unless something above, beyond and outside of ourselves changes that; 
 
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