The Gospel

What is the Gospel?

So just what is the gospel? There's probably no more succinct statement of the good news in all Scripture than what the Apostle Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 15:1-6:

For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures, and that he appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve. Then appeared to more than five hundred brothers at one time … .

The gospel is the best of all possible news that God sent his Son Jesus Christ to absorb the wrath rightly appointed for us all—guilty sinners as we are. But now through God's grace, Jesus bore fully our punishment so we might fully enjoy God's divine favor. The world was prepared for this good news by all of the Old Testament Scriptures. Now we have confirmation that the gospel is true because many trustworthy eyewitnesses saw the risen Lord Jesus Christ.

So living a gospel-centered life is our greatest joy. Practically, that means we trust in God and his word by the help of his Spirit in all circumstances and questions of life. We invite you to join us in pursuit of this gospel-centered joy.

If you are not sure what to do next in learning more about this good news, read God's Word, possibly beginning with Romans 3. Additionally, you can explore other guiding documents on out website for a fuller explanation of the gospel. Prepare to experience for yourself the greatest joy imaginable found in Jesus Christ alone.