The Good News Of The Gospel Essay

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The good news of the Gospel is found throughout the Old and New Testaments. It tells the story of God’s redemptive love for His highest creation – man. The Bible describes God, tells how mankind was created to live, the way they became separated from God, and God’s plan for restoration through His Son, Jesus Christ.
God is infinite in all ways; meaning He is infinite in knowledge, time, space, and power. God has many attributes that set Him apart from His creation. God is spirit; therefore, He is not confined to a physical being (John 4:24, Acts 17:24-25). God is infinite and eternal (Psalm 90:1-2). He is all-powerful and knowing (Genesis 17:1; Jeremiah 32:17; Psalm 139:1-4; Romans 11:33-34) He also shares many characteristics with the human race, although man cannot perfectly manifest them as God does (CWV-101 Lecture 2, 2015, p.1). The attributes which are communicable with God’s highest creation, mankind, are often manifested as the fruit of the spirit – love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control (Galatians 5:22-23). God is the creator of all things because before there was heaven and earth only God existed (Genesis 1:1-2; John 1:1). Because He created everything, all things in heaven and earth belong to Him (Psalm 24:1).
Man being the image bearer of God, God gave him the gifts of a mind, emotions, and free will, in order to fulfill his intended purpose of knowing God, loving God, and choosing to obey God.…

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