What is the Gospel?

It Is What People Must Hear

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures” (1 Cor. 15:1-4; Luke 24:46-47).

It Is What People Must Believe

“Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel” (2 Tim. 2:8).  “…that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe” (Acts 15:7).

It Is What People Must Know

“Whereunto he called you by our gospel…” (2 Thess. 2:14). “In whom ye also trusted, after ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation” (Eph. 1:13). “But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost” (2 Cor. 4:3).

It Is What People Must Have

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation…” (Rom. 1:16). “But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Savior Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel” (2 Tim 1:10).

It Is What People Must Obey

“But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath believed our report?” (Rom. 10:16). “In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ” (2 Thess. 1:8).

It Is What People Must Live

“Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ” (Phil. 1:27). “If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel which ye have heard…” (Col. 1:23).

“How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!”  (Rom. 10:15).

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