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And it came to pass afterward, that he went
throughout every city and village, preaching and shewing the glad tidings of
the kingdom of God: and the twelve were with him ...
Luke 8: 1.
Isaiah 8:20, "To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word,
it is because there is no light in them."
Galatians 1: 9, "As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel
unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed."
The Gospel: "The Good News or Glad Tidings".
THE GOSPEL IN BRIEF ...
There are two aspects to the Gospel Message, or the Good Tidings". These are mentioned in Acts: " ... when
they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they
were baptized, both men and women."
Under differing circumstances, one or the other aspect may however be emphasised.
The Gospel preached by Christ and the Apostles, had reference to the Kingdom of God.
It is a Divine political dominion to be established on earth, on the ruins of all existing
governments, for the purpose of bringing the world into subjection to God that it might be the recipients
of the blessing of Almighty God. It will be the ancient Kingdom of Israel restored, with Christ as King
in fulfilment of the promises made to King David, and in accord with the covenant made with Abraham.
JESUS CHRIST WILL RETURN FROM HEAVEN and VISIBLY APPEAR to TAKE UP RESIDENCE ON EARTH A SECOND TIME,
for the purpose of bringing about the accomplishment of all these things.
There is but one God, whose Holy Spirit came upon Mary, when the Power of the Highest overshadowed her,
she conceived and brought forth a son, Jesus, who was therefore the Son of God, (Luke 1: 35). In turn, being born of
Mary, he was also the Son of Man. He preached the Gospel of the Kingdom. His eventual death at the hands of men,
was to express the love of the Father in a necessary sacrifice for sin that the law of sin and death which
came into force by the first Adam might be nullified in him. In harmony with his obedience Almighty God raised
Jesus from the dead and exalted him to a glorified, incorruptible, immortal (because spiritual)
state of existence. He now acts as a priestly mediator between the father and those who come
unto God by him, awaiting his return as King of the Jews.
Those who are "in Christ" by baptism are thus able to have their sins forgiven through the resurrected Lord
Jesus Christ. When he returns to the earth, he will grant immortality, to those who have been faithful to him and
his requirements. As immortal saints they will then be free from sin and death, and will reign with Christ upon
earth as Kings and Priest, to assist with the work of bringing the whole world into subjection to God.
For a deeper understanding of the Gospel Message, Full Gospel Details