What is “Gospel”?

Romans 1:1-2 || The Gospel is the good news of the arrival of the Kingdom of God! Most specifically, it is WHAT GOD DOES! (Contrast with the Law, which is what WE are to do…)

Dig Deeper: Isaiah 52, Mark 1:1, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Galatians 1:6-8, 1 Tim. 1:8-10, 2 Tim. 2:8-10

What is “Power”?

Romans 1:4 || Power is the ability to bring change, eg: Resurrection!

Dig Deeper: 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 and 15:17-20, 2 Corinthians 4:7-18, Ephesians 1:18-23

How Does It Work?

Romans 1:5-6 || The Gospel is spoken, written, sung, and even present in everyday mysteries like Baptism and the Lord’s Supper!

Dig Deeper: Matthew 26:26-28, Luke 18:9-14, Romans 4:13-25, Ephesians 2:4-10, Titus 3:4-8

The Baseline.

Romans 1:16 || This is the BASELINE for everything at Praise & Worship. Salvation is not just a “ticket to heaven”, it is REDEMPTION (having been purchased), RESTORATION (that which is destroyed is put back, better than it was before) and all through RESURRECTION: when we are raised from the dead just as Jesus was!

Dig Deeper: Is. 65:17-25, Ezekiel 37, Amos 9:11-15, Zechariah 14:6-11, 1 Thess. 4:13-17, Rev. 21-22.