Gospel

{GOOD NEWS}

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  1. The Era of Salvation - (The Gospel of the Kingdom announced by Jesus of Nazareth offers salvation and life to men and women of every nation and people) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Rescuing His Assembly - (The Thessalonians received the Gospel in tribulation but remained faithful while anticipating the future return of Jesus – 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Christ is Risen! - {PDF Copy} - (Paul anchored all that God has done in the resurrection of Jesus, which also inaugurated the Messianic Age - Galatians 1:1-5)
  4. The Sign of the End - {PDF Copy} - (According to Jesus. the End will not come until this Gospel of the Kingdom of God has been proclaimed to all nations – Matthew 24:14)
  5. The Mission - {PDF Copy} - (The mission of the Assembly of Jesus is to proclaim the Good News of his Kingdom to all Nations until he returns – Matthew 24:14)
  6. Message and Mission - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus summoned his disciples to proclaim the Good News of his Kingdom to every inhabited corner of the Earth)

{THE SPIRIT}
  1. Pentecost - (The outpouring of the Spirit on Pentecost signaled the commencement of the Last Days, the era of salvation and fulfillment) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Signs on the Earth - (The prophecy in the book of Joel sets the tone for Acts, including the signs and wonders that accompany the gospel) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Age of the Spirit - (The Gift of the Spirit is part of the New Covenant, and the first fruits of the New Creation and the gathering of the nations) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Abraham and the New Covenant - (With the ascension of Jesus, the gift of the Spirit arrived with blessings for all believers – The promise of Abraham) - {PDF Copy}
  5. In the Last Days... - (The outpouring of the Spirit on Pentecost signaled the arrival of the last days, just as prophesied by the Prophet Joel – Acts 2:17-21) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Final Harvest - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost fulfilled what the feast symbolized and marked the start of the Final Harvest) - {PDF Copy}
  7. My Words are Life - (There is no life without the Spirit of God. His Spirit creates, gives, sustains, and when necessary, restores life via resurrection) - {PDF Copy}

{NEW CREATION}
  1. 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}
  2. 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}
  3. Redeeming the Nations - (The nations and the Kings of the Earth are found in the City of New Jerusalem because of the redeeming work of the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}

{THE RESURRECTION}
  1. Resurrection Hope - (Central to the hope of the Apostolic Faith is the bodily resurrection of the dead at the end of the age) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Christianity's Vanishing Hope - (Central to the hope of the apostolic church was the bodily resurrection of the dead at the end of the age when Jesus returns) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Redemption, not Abandonment - (Salvation includes the bodily resurrection and the New Creation that will take place at the arrival of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  4. 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}
  5. The Death of Death - (The arrival of Jesus at the end of the age will mean the end of the Last Enemy, namely, Death - 1 Corinthians 15:24-28) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Redemption of our Body - (Paul links the bodily resurrection of believers to the New Creation, and both events are part of the promised redemption – Romans 8:1-23) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Sorrow Not - (Foundational to the believer’s future hope is the bodily resurrection of the righteous dead when Jesus arrives in glory) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Until the Day of Christ - (Paul expresses his goal of going on to perfection, a process that will culminate in the believer’s physical resurrection when Jesus returns) - {PDF Copy}
  9. Beginning and Firstborn - (To the Colossians, Paul emphasizes the exalted position of Jesus that he attained following his death and resurrection – Colossians 1:18-19) - {PDF Copy}
  10. Meeting Jesus - (Paul responded to concerns about the dead in Christ by pointing to the resurrection that will occur when Jesus arrives from Heaven – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18) - {PDF Copy}
  11. His Parousia - (The arrival of Jesus in glory will mean the resurrection of the dead, the commencement of the New Creation, and the final judgment) - {PDF Copy}
  12. He Nullified Death - (Paul reminded Timothy of Christ’s resurrection since false teachers were denying the future resurrection of believers) - {PDF Copy}
  13. Future glory - (The Spirit of Christ indwells the true believer and will quicken his or her mortal body when Jesus raises the dead – Romans 8:18-39) - {PDF Copy}
  14. Resurrection or Rapture? - {PDF Copy} - (The Rapture is an interpretation of a passage that originally concerned the resurrection of dead believers when Jesus arrives from heaven)

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