Analysis Of The Gospel Revisited By Scot Mcknight

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Summary Over ten chapters, Scot McKnight, in The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited, articulated the Gospel of King Jesus. In the first chapter, McKnight provided three scenarios that supported his argument, namely, that there is a need to answer the question of what is the Gospel. The next chapter distinguished a salvation culture from a Gospel culture. Unfortunately, most of evangelical churches today lean towards a salvation culture. To have a Gospel culture instead of a salvation culture, the true Gospel must be present. For the Gospel to be present, according to McKnight’s third chapter, the evangelist must understand the story of Jesus within the context of the story of Israel/Bible. Chapter 4 revealed how the Apostle …show more content…
In the early days of the Church, the Gospel essentially remained consistent to the writings of the New Testament, which is evident from the Apostolic Father’s creeds. In chapter 5, McKnight revealed that the Reformation reframed the articulation of the Gospel. To answer the question of why the first four gospels in the New Testament have the name gospels (e.g., the Gospel of John), McKnight wrote chapter 6: basically, the gospels are known as the gospels because they give accounts of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. They are four different perspectives of the story of Jesus Christ. Some circles, as McKnight revealed in chapter 1, believe that Jesus Christ did not preach the Gospel because, for instance, the Gospel was not complete. However, according to chapter 7, Jesus did preach Gospel since, for example, He was proclaiming that He is the fulfillment: He is the Messiah. In addition to the gospels and Paul gospeling, Peter also proclaims the Gospel, as McKnight wrote in chapter 8. Chapter 9 taught how to proclaim the Gospel in a practical manner by providing examples. Lastly, chapter 10 provided a clear, straightforward, presentation of the Gospel and the importance and implications of implementing the Gospel in order to cultivate a Gospel

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