The Gospel

  • "Everyone who calls on the name of the LORD shall be saved"  (Joel 2:32)

  • "Jesus came into the world to save sinners"  (1 Timothy 1:15)

  • "He was wounded for our transgressions:  he was crushed for our iniquities"  (Isaiah 53:5)

  • "The free gift of God is eternal life in Jesus"  (Romans 6:23)

Solution:

Problem:

  • "In the beginning, God created..."  (Genesis 1:1)

  • "There is none holy like the LORD"  (1 Samuel 2:2)

  • "Sin came into the world through one man"  (Romans 5:12)

  • "There is no one who does not sin"  (1 Kings 8:46)

  • "The wages of sin is death"  (Romans 6:23)

Cost:

"You will be hated by all for my name's sake"  (Luke 21:17)

"Anyone who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple"  (Luke 14:33)

"I have been crucified with Christ.  It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me"  (Galatians 2:20)

Reward:

"The LORD upholds the righteous"  (Psalm 37:17)

"If we have died with Him, we will also live"  (2 Timothy 2:11)

"He rewards those who seek Him"  (Hebrews 11:6)

"Everyone who believes in Him receives forgiveness of sins"  (Acts 10_43)

"Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life"  (John 3:36)

see also "statement of faith"

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