Gospel

{THE MESSAGE}

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{GOSPEL OF THE KINGDOM}

  1. For All Nations - (The gospel of the kingdom announced by Jesus is a message of life for men and women of every nation) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Demonstration of His Righteousness - (The righteousness of God” refers not to an absolute moral standard but to the faithfulness of God to His promises) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Rescued from Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (Already, Jesus is rescuing his people from the coming wrath that will befall the unrighteous when he arrives)
  4. The Mission - {PDF Copy} - (The church’s mission between now and the return of Jesus is to announce the Good News of his Kingdom to all nations)
  5. Rescued from this Evil Age - (Paul anchored all that God has done in the past Death and Resurrection of Jesus, which inaugurated the messianic age) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The 'Salvation of Yahweh' - (The name ‘Jesus’ means “salvation of Yahweh,” for, in him, the salvation promised to Ancient Israel has arrived in all its glory) - {PDF Copy}

{PROMISES TO ABRAHAM}
  1. Covenant Heirs - (Jesus is the seed of Abraham through whom his disciples inherit the covenant promises, including the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Neither Jew nor Greek - (To return to the custodianship of the Law is to rebuild the wall between Jewish and Gentile children of God) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The City of Abraham - (New Jerusalem is populated in fulfillment of the promise to Abraham to bless all nations in the Promised Land) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Inheritance of the Saints - (Believers are the heirs of Abraham and possession of the inheritance is guaranteed by the gift of the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}

{NEW COVENANT IN JESUS}
  1. Covenant, Creation, Resurrection - (The gift of the Spirit is part of the New Covenant and the first fruits of the New Creation, the gathering of the nations, and the resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Incomparable New Covenant - (In his death, Jesus inaugurated the promised and vastly superior new covenant, rendering the old one obsolete) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Circumcision - Cutting Issue - (With the new era inaugurated by Jesus, circumcision is no longer the sign of membership in the covenant community) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Duration of the Law - (Galatians 3:14-24 - The Law was in force UNTIL the promised "seed" arrived) - {PDF Copy}

{RESURRECTION HOPE}
  1. Resurrection and Creation - (The Spirit is the first fruit of the future resurrection of believers and the redemption of the Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Sorrow Not  - {PDF Copy} - (Foundational to the hope of the church is the bodily resurrection of believers that will take place when Jesus arrives from heaven)
  3. Meeting Jesus  - {PDF Copy} - (Paul reassures the Thessalonians regarding the participation of dead saints in the arrival of Jesus from heaven)
  4. Firstborn of the Dead - (To the Colossians, Paul emphasized the exalted position of Jesus that resulted from his death and resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Perfection in Resurrection - (Paul expressed his goal of going on to perfection, a process that will culminate in our physical resurrection when Jesus returns) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Resurrection Hope in Rome - (Paul presents his gospel from humanity's plight due to sin to the resurrection of the dead and the New Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Final Events - (In explaining the future resurrection, Paul lists key events that will precede or coincide with the arrival of Jesus at the end of the age) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Redemption or Abandonment? - (At the heart of the salvation provided by Jesus is the future resurrection at Christ’s return and the arrival of the new creation) - {PDF Copy}
  9. The Death of Death - (The arrival of Jesus at the end of the age will mean the termination of the Last Enemy - Death) - {PDF Copy}

{NEW CREATION}
  1. Abraham, the Heir of the World - (Romans 4:11-17 - Humanity's hope is in the future bodily resurrection and new creation) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Inheritance of Abraham - (The promise of "land" finds its fulfillment in the New Creation, not in the ancient land of Canaan) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Blessings to the Nations in Jesus - (The Abrahamic promise of blessing to the nations finds fulfillment in Jesus and his covenant community) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Future Hope- Resurrection and New Creation - (Humanity's hope is in the future bodily resurrection and new creation) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Paul and the Last Days - (The Apostle locates the start of the last days and the commencement of the New Creation in the resurrection of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  6. New Creation and His Advent - {PDF Copy} - (The arrival of Jesus in glory will usher in the Day of the Lord, the final judgment, and the New Creation)
  7. The Life-Giving Spirit - (Promises of New Covenant and New Creation begin their fulfillment in the outpouring of God's life-giving Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Beginning of the Creation - (Revelation looks forward to the reign of Jesus in the New Creation, a reality inaugurated by his Death and Resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
  9. The Redemption of the Nations - (The nations and the kings of the earth are found in New Jerusalem because of the redemptive work of the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}

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