'gospel' Tagged Posts

'gospel' Tagged Posts

Is the contemporary gospel another gospel?

Central to every genuine spiritual revival, has always been the public preaching of the gospel. Directly through this particular means1 the Holy Spirit has been pleased to awaken multitudes to a proper sense of the dreadfulness of their sin against God. They have been stripped of all self-righteousness, broken in repentance and have believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, who satisfied God’s demands against their sin through Christ’s once for all sacrifice on the cross. Sadly, in the evangelical scene today, such true…

Does ‘social work’ fulfil the great commission?

Despite being continually mocked, threatened and beaten for preaching the gospel, the apostles refused either to give up or to change tack. Why? Because they had an unshakeable confidence in the Lord and in His authoritative command – the mandate He had given them – which is now commonly called ‘the great commission’. The brevity, clarity and succinctness of the Lord’s instructions surely helped to preserve the apostles from becoming confused or side-tracked in the face of political, cultural and…