The Gospel In The Bible

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
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The Bible explains Christ as being God in John 1:1-4 and 14, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God... All things were made through him... In him was life... And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen His glory, glory as of the only Son of the Father, full of grace and truth” (ESV). Jesus taught the world how God intended humanity to live – in a loving relationship with God (John 17:20-26) – and He sacrificed Himself to provide a way for man to enjoy that relationship with God (2 Corinthians 5:21). This is significant for the Christian worldview because if Christ was not God, or did not sacrificially die and rise again, then the relationship between God and man would not be …show more content…
Prior to accepting Christ a believer experienced alienation from God. Christ restored man’s relationship with Him to a level of being called children of God through His death and resurrection (1 John 3:1). That relationship is not only intimate but also confident of knowing God’s will for man that mankind will have eternal life (John 3:16; 1 John 5:13). The permanence of the relationship with God is secured through God’s grace and the believer’s faith in Christ. Stott (1971) says, if we sin we do not forfeit our place in God’s family, just as a boy does not cease to be a son for being disrespectful to his father. The sense of fellowship may be broken temporarily but the relationship is not. The believers can be secure knowing nothing will be able to separate them from the love of God (Romans

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