The Gospel in 5 Words and 5 Verses

Creation

“Then God said, Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” – Genesis 1:26

Sin

“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” -Romans 6:23

Love 

“But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.”- Isaiah 53:5

Grace

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God; not by works, so that no one can boast.” -Ephesians 2:8

Life

“Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” – Acts 2:38

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2 comments

  1. Through all of our many hours of prayerful study and subsequent toil, and mostly through the words we speak and write, without Christ we are powerless to enact any lasting positive change in people’s lives. “For the word of God is quick and powerful…” We find that the only thing truly powerful enough to save and to change lives is the word of God. I pray you will continue to expound the truths of His mighty word, remembering always that it is His words and not our own which possess such a dynamic as to impact eternal change. Keep up the great work.

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