Possibly every Sunday in the sermon you hear words like: “Anointing”, “power”, “glory”, “process”, “desert”, “holiness”, “tithe”, “offerings”. There is also a great degree of possibility that days like those you hear very little words like: “Jesus”, “gospel”, “Bible”, “Grace”, “Love”. If your church belongs to the second group, it is a joy to know that.
The gospel is nothing more than a message that has been preached after the death of Christ, formed from the twelve apostles, this message is summarized in:
- Jesus being God became man and lived among us.
- He died on the cross for our sins to free us from evil.
- He was resurrected on the third day according to the Scriptures.
- He promised that He will return.
Did you know that this is the whole Gospel message summarized in 4 points? And the big problem is that we have been entrusted to preach these four vital points. You will say: Why is it a problem? It is a problem because in our congregations what is preached mostly are the first words in quotes that we mentioned at the beginning of this article.
There is a strong statement made by the apostle Paul about the Gospel: