The Gospel: The Story of God (and me)


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What is the gospel?
Why is it good news?
Where is the bad news?

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The Gospel: The Story of God (and me)

  1. 1. The Gospel The Story of God (And Me) Kingsway Hayes September 1st, 2013 Monday, September 30, 13
  2. 2. Introduction Monday, September 30, 13
  3. 3. Testimony Monday, September 30, 13
  4. 4. Three Questions What is the gospel? Why is it good news? Where is the bad news? Monday, September 30, 13
  5. 5. The Gospel Good-spell Good News “Evangel” God-spell God’s Story Monday, September 30, 13
  6. 6. 1 Corinthians 15:1-5 Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, and that he appeared... Monday, September 30, 13
  7. 7. The Story Birth Incarnation Death Crucifixion Rebirth Resurrection Monday, September 30, 13
  8. 8. The Good News Jesus’ Story Is God’s Story God’s Story Is Our Story Our Story Can Be God’s Story You Had the Wrong God Monday, September 30, 13
  9. 9. John 3:16-17 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. Monday, September 30, 13
  10. 10. John 3:18 Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son. Monday, September 30, 13
  11. 11. Which God Love of the Father Ecumenical Truth of the Word Evangelical Grace of the Spirit Pentecostal Monday, September 30, 13
  12. 12. The Bad News Our Story Must Be God’s Story Incarnation Crucifixion Resurrection You Have the Wrong Self Monday, September 30, 13
  13. 13. Luke 9:23-25 Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will save it. What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit their very self? Monday, September 30, 13
  14. 14. Romans 6:4 We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life. Monday, September 30, 13
  15. 15. The Promise If We Die as Jesus Died We Can Live as Jesus Lived We Will Live as Jesus Lives Monday, September 30, 13
  16. 16. Response Monday, September 30, 13
  17. 17. Monday, September 30, 13