What is the Gospel?
The word "gospel" simply means "good news". It is good news because you can be saved from your sin and its resulting penalty. If you understand and believe the gospel message, this will be the best news you have ever heard! Below are the essential points that we find in the Bible.
Who is God?
God created the world (Genesis 1:1) and mankind and owns everything (Psalm 24:1). He is holy (1 Peter 1:16) and the judge (Romans 2:16) of every person.
Who is man?
Every person is sinful and has broken God's laws (Romans 3:23). There is a penalty for sinning against a holy God (Romans 6:23). You can never do enough good works to save yourself (Titus 3:5).
What did Jesus do?
Jesus Christ came to the earth as both God (Colossians 2:9) and sinless man (Hebrews 4:15). He came to reconcile (Romans 5:10) and redeem sinners (1 Timothy 1:15). Jesus demonstrated His love by dying on the cross to pay sin's penalty (Romans 5:8). He rose from the dead 3 days later and is alive today (1 Corinthians 15:4).
What does God Command you to do?
You must repent of your sins (Matthew 4:17). You must believe in Jesus as Lord and Savior (John 3:16). You need to be willing to follow Him (Luke 9:23).Tweet