THE GOSPEL

What does creation teach us?

What does creation teach us?


In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1

The first verse of the Bible gives us a satisfying and useful account of the origin of the earth and the heavens. The faith of humble Christians understands this better than the fancy of the most learned men.

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How has God revealed Himself?

How has God revealed Himself?


For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse. Romans 1:20

God is in himself invisible; but as his majesty shines forth in his works…

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Who is The Word?

Who is The Word?


In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1

The plainest reason why the Son of God is called the Word, seems to be, that as our words explain our minds to others, so was the Son of God sent in order to reveal his Father’s mind to the world. What the evangelist says of Christ proves that he is God.

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What can the Bible teach us?

What can the Bible teach us?


All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness. 2 Timothy 3:16

[The Bible] is profitable for all purposes of the Christian life. It is of use to all, for all need to be taught, corrected, and reproved.

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When did The Word become flesh?

When did The Word become flesh?


And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:14

By his Divine presence Christ always was in the world. But now that the fulness of time was come, he was, after another manner, God manifested in the flesh.

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How does God speak to us? | 1

How does God speak to us? | 1


God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets. Hebrews 1:1

God spake to his ancient people at sundry times, through successive generations, and in divers manners, as he thought proper; sometimes by personal directions, sometimes by dreams, sometimes by visions, sometimes by Divine influences…

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How does God speak to us? | 2

How does God speak to us? | 2


God has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds. Hebrews 1:2

In beholding the power, wisdom, and goodness of the Lord Jesus Christ, we behold the power, wisdom, and goodness of the Father, John 14:7.

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What is God’s word capable of?

What is God’s word capable of?


For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Hebrews 4:12

The Holy Scriptures are the word of God.

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When did you first read the Bible?

When did you first read the Bible?


From childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. 2 Timothy 3:15

Those who would learn the things of God, and be assured of them, must know the Holy Scriptures, for they are the Divine revelation.

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What is a famine of God’s word?

What is a famine of God’s word?


“Behold, the days are coming,” says the Lord God, “That I will send a famine on the land, Not a famine of bread, Nor a thirst for water, But of hearing the words of the Lord. Amos 8:11

Here was a token of God’s highest displeasure. At any time, and most in a time of trouble, a famine of the word of God is the heaviest judgment.

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Do you seek the word of the Lord?

Do you seek the word of the Lord?


They shall wander from sea to sea, And from north to east; They shall run to and fro, seeking the word of the Lord, But shall not find it. Amos 8:12

Here was a token of God’s highest displeasure. At any time, and most in a time of trouble, a famine of the word of God is the heaviest judgment.

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How can we live wisely?

How can we live wisely?


Fear God and keep His commandments, For this is man’s all. Ecclesiastes 12:13

To fear God, and keep his commandments, is the whole of man. The fear of God includes in it all the affections of the soul towards him, which are produced by the Holy Spirit. There may be terror where there is no love, nay, where there is hatred.

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Does God know my heart?

Does God know my heart?


But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him. For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7

We can tell how men look, but God can tell what they are…

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Has everyone sinned?

Has everyone sinned?


For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Romans 3:23

Must guilty man remain under wrath? Is the wound for ever incurable? No; blessed be God, there is another way laid open for us. This is the righteousness of God; righteousness of his ordaining, and providing, and accepting.

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How can we find forgiveness for sin?

How can we find forgiveness for sin?


He who covers his sins will not prosper, But whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy. Proverbs 28:13

It is folly to indulge sin, and excuse it. He who covers his sins, shall not have any true peace. He who humbly confesses his sins, with true repentance and faith, shall find mercy from God.

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Have you been born again?

Have you been born again?


Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” John 3:3

Birth is the beginning of life; to be born again, is to begin to live anew, as those who have lived much amiss, or to little purpose. We must have a new nature…

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Do you have everlasting life?

Do you have everlasting life?


For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16

Here is God’s love in giving his Son for the world. God so loved the world; so really, so richly. Behold and wonder, that the great God should love such a worthless world!

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Do you believe the son?

Do you believe the son?


He who believes in the Son has everlasting life; and he who does not believe the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him. John 3:36

The words of Jesus were the words of God; he had the Spirit, not by measure, as the prophets, but in all fulness. Everlasting life could only be had by faith in Him…

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How are we saved?

How are we saved?


For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God. Ephesians 2:8

The grace that saves is the free, undeserved goodness and favour of God; and he saves, not by the works of the law, but through faith in Christ Jesus. Grace in the soul is a new life in the soul.

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What is the Gospel capable of?

What is the Gospel capable of?


For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. Romans 1:16

When we preach Christ crucified, we have no reason to stammer, or stutter, or hesitate, or apologize…

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How is the righteousness of God revealed?

How is the righteousness of God revealed?


For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “The just shall live by faith.” Romans 1:17

The gospel tells us about this living by faith, this believing, this receiving righteousness through believing, and not through working. This is the sweet story of the cross.

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Where will you go when you die?

Where will you go when you die?


And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, Some to everlasting life, Some to shame and everlasting contempt. Daniel 12:2

And after the destruction of antichrist, the Lord Jesus shall stand at the latter day upon the earth; and He shall appear for the complete redemption of all his people.

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