What is the Gospel?


Grace

Salvation is a free gift

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

- Bible, Romans 6:23
It cannot be earned or deserved

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith – and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God – not by works, so that no one can boast.”

- Bible, Ephesians 2:8-9

Man

Is a sinner

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.”

- Bible, Romans 3:23
He cannot save himself

“For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it.”

- Bible, James 2:10

God

Is holy and just

“Consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am the Lord your God. Keep my decrees and follow them. I am the Lord, who makes you holy.”

- Bible, Leviticus 20:7-8
Is merciful and loving

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

- Bible, John 3:16

“The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything done in it will be laid bare.”

- Bible, 2 Peter 3:9-10

Christ

He is the eternal Son of God and He is God Himself

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”

- Bible, John 1:1
He took the punishment of our sin upon himself

God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

- Bible, 2 Corinthians 5:21

Faith

Is not just knowing about God

“You believe that there is one God. Good! Even the demons believe that – and shudder.”

- Bible, James 2:19
Is believing that Jesus died for your sins so that you can become a child of God

“Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.

- Bible, John 1:12

How do I receive God`s Gift of Salvation?


Acknowledge that you are sinner in need of God`s Salvation in Christ Jesus

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God”

- Bible, Romans 3:23
Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and you will be saved

“They replied, ‘Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved – you and your household.'”

- Bible, Acts 16:31
Confess your sins before God, receive His forgiveness and the gift of eternal Life

“The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world.'”

- Bible, John 1:9