The Gospel in the Greek, evangelion, is “The Good News”.

The Gospel is the good news that Jesus Christ, the rejected King, has died on the cross for the sins of the world, that He was raised from the dead for our justification, and that by Him all that believe are justified from all things.

2CO 4:4 in whose case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2TI 4:2 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.

The Gospel is the good news that Jesus Christ, the rejected King, has died on the cross for the sins of the world, that He was raised from the dead for our justification, and that by Him all that believe are justified from all things.

Four Pillars of Truth:

  1. Deity of Christ (the rejected king).
  2. Dies on the cross for the sins of the world (Atonement).
  3. Raised from the dead for our justification (Resurrection).
  4. By Him all that believe are justified from all things (Salvation).

REV 1:5 and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood

Firstborn here is the Greek word prototokos, which has to do with resurrection. He is the first to rise from the dead, never to die again!

GAL 5:9 A little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough.

EXO 20:3 ¶ “You shall have no other gods before Me.

Reconciliation
(dictionary.com): to restore friendly relations between; to cause to coexist in harmony; make or show to be compatible.

Redemption
[Scofield Bible] Redemption means to deliver by paying a price. The work of Christ fulfilling the O.T. types and prophecies of redemption is presented in three principle Greek words.

agorazo
(from agore, market): man is viewed as a slave sold to sin (ROM 7:14), and under the sentence of death (EZE 18:4; JOH 3:18-19; ROM 6:23) but subject to redemption by the purchase price of the blood of the redeemer (1CO 6:20; 1CO 7:23;2PE 2:1; REV 5:9; REV 14:3-4)

Exagorazo
to buy out of the market, it is to purchase and remove from further sale (GAL 3:13; GAL 4:5; EPH 5:16; COL 4:5) speaking of the finality of the work of redemption

lutroo
[verb] to loose or set free (LUK 24:21; TIT 2:14; 1PE 1:18),
lutrosis
[noun] (LUK 2:38; HEB 9:12)

Propitiation – hilasmos
means that Christ completely satisfied the just demand of the holy God for judgment on sin by His death on the cross, past present and future…

This propitiation, or payment for sins, allows God’s righteousness to be satisfied and clearing the way for His mercy & love.

JOH 19:30 Therefore when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And He bowed His head and gave up His spirit.

  1. Christ arose because of who He is (ACT 2:24)
  2. Christ arose to fulfill the Davidic covenant (2SA 7:12-16; PSA 89:20-37; ISA 9:6-7; LUK 1:31-33; ACT 2:25-31)
  3. Christ arose to be the giver of the resurrection life (JOH 10:10-11; JOH 11:25-26; EPH 2:6; COL 3:1-4; 1JO 5:11-12)
  4. Christ arose that He might become the source of resurrection power (MAT 28:18; EPH 1:19-21; PHI 4:13)
  5. Christ arose to be head of the church (EPH 1:10-23)
  6. Christ arose because our justification had been accomplished (ROM 4:25)
  7. Christ arose to be the firstfruits of resurrection (1CO 15:20-23)

COL 3:1 Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

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