Part 2 of Quotes from Greg Gilbert’s book – What is the Gospel
I apologize for the delay in bringing part two of these wonderful and well crafted nuggets of truths that Greg shares in his book. The purpose of this post is to provoke you to some critical thinking about what you have come to understand the gospel to be. So without further a due, I would like to give you five more quotes from the book – What is the Gospel?
Take another 5
To talk about salvation being from meaninglessness or purposelessness without tracing those things down to their root in sin may make the medicine go down easier, but it is the wrong medicine.
The Bible teaches that a big part of our problem is that we think too highly of ourselves, not too lowly.
You are a sinner destined to be condemned. But God has acted to save sinners just like you!
Children believe in Santa Claus and the Easter bunny. Mystics believe in the power of stones and crystals. Crazy people believe in fairies. And Christians, well, they believe in Jesus.
Faith is not believing in something you cannot prove, as so many people define it. It is, biblically speaking reliance. A rock-solid, truth-grounded, promise-founded trust in the risen Jesus to save you from sin.
What is you definition of the gospel?
Do you think you still hear it in your church?
What is your church’s definition of it?
Do you see it at work and alive in you or your community?