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Tag Archives: Gospel
Jesus is Concealed
Christ is concealed in the Old Testament but revealed in the New. Advent is a journey. As we begin Advent and look toward Christmas, let’s go way back and begin at the beginning. Like, Genesis 3 in the Garden of … Continue reading
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What is the Gospel?
“Gospel” is a word we borrowed from New Testament Greek that means good news. The good news of Jesus Christ is that he died to offer salvation. He loved us when we were still in our sins and unlovable. Those … Continue reading
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Joy to the World
We light the Shepherd’s Candle, the brightly colored one, on the third Sunday of Advent. The shepherds are a model for receiving and sharing the Gospel.
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Accepted by the Apostles
Last week we examined Paul’s calling by God. As we begin Galatians 2 his call to share the gospel among Gentiles is accepted by the Apostles at Jerusalem. Why do these things matter to us now? Because we have received … Continue reading
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No Other Gospel
We are beginning a sermon series in Galatians. Paul begins by reminding the Galatian churches that there is no other gospel than the one they received.
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Why Preach the Gospel?
I wrote a series of posts at The Master’s Table answering the question “Why Preach the Gospel?” Here’s a link if you’d like. This sermon uses 2 Timothy 4:1-5 to illustrate the same three points.
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Advent traditions vary but if you have three purple candles and one that is pink, that brightly colored candle is lit on the third Sunday of Advent. The angels brought good tidings of great joy to a small group of … Continue reading
Saul Preaches the Gospel
Acts 9:20-31 After his experience on the Damascus Road left him blind, and being touched by Ananias and the Holy Spirit restored his sight, Saul begins to preach the Gospel with boldness. Meanwhile, the Apostles in Jerusalem are still not … Continue reading
The Gospel Goes to Ethiopia
Acts 8:26-40 Phillip’s encounter with the Ethiopian eunuch leads to the Gospel making its way from Jerusalem to Ethiopian. As long as Christianity has existed there have been Christians in Ethiopia. There are also a couple of lessons about responding … Continue reading
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Simon the Magician
Acts 8:9-25 Simon the magician is impressed by the power of the Holy Spirit and offers to pay the Apostles for it. The Gospel is spread throughout Samaria.
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