Who Is The Good News? Essay

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While in chains, I declare to preach the truth no matter what. In mindful agony I remain in God’s presence, and trust in my faith. Paul is preaching the good news; the truth that Christ indeed died on the cross for our sins. “The gospel to which Paul refers is the good news that the crucified Jesus – not the Roman emperor is Lord.” (Gorman, 2003) In large part, Jesus was an example of how we should be as Christians. Even though He was God Himself, He never demanded His rights as God. He acted like a slave would act, being like average man. “Early Christians carved out a position for themselves in the imperial world as a whole and substantiated their following of a crucified slave as Lord.” (Smit, 2016) He even died a criminal’s death on the cross. God raised Him up to Heaven and gave Him a name above every other name. God declared every knee should bow. “(Phil.3.21) in the end, Christ will transform the body of their humiliation that it may be conformed to the body of His glory.” (Justnes, 2012) In relation, we should live as Christians should.
How to live our daily lives as Christians Paul’s greatest plea was that all of us become Christians, and live as Christians daily. Paul 's prayer for the Philippians, “And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, that you may approve the things that are excellent, that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ, being filled with the fruits of righteousness…

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