“As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is Good News from a far country.” [Proverbs 25:25]
Let’s face it – there’s not much good news in our world today.
Or is that true?
We as Christians are supposed to believe that the “Gospel” translates perfectly to the Greek “Good News.” If we believe in the “Gospel,” we must believe in “Good News.” Why and how is it possible that at a time when there seems to be so little good news around we’re living in the Gospel age?
Maybe we’re forgetting what the Gospel is. What is the Gospel?
Is there a fundamental misunderstanding of what it is? Does it really mean “Good News”?
Maybe we make the Gospel too complicated. Let’s see if we can’t set out defining the Gospel through the only book we can rely on for such purposes – the Bible.
God is perfect, holy and just – and we’re not. We will stand before a perfect, holy and just God to be judged on the basis of righteousness, a measure none of us can meet through our own merits, efforts, deeds or works. The Good News is that a Redeemer was promised since the fall of man. The Father sent His One and Only Son to live a perfectly righteous life in obedience to God,