Gospel

{GOOD NEWS}

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  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. Commencement of the Good News - (In the ministry of Jesus, the kingdom of God has arrived, and it begins with his baptism of John the Baptist) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Heirs of the Covenant - (Jesus is the seed of Abraham through whom his disciples inherit the covenant promises, including the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Heir of the World - (According to Paul, the covenant promise of land for Abraham and his seed always envisioned the inclusion of the entire world) - {PDF Copy}
  5. 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}
  6. Rescued from Wrath - (Already, Jesus is rescuing his people from the coming wrath that will befall the unrighteous when he arrives) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Rescued from this Evil Age - {PDF Copy} - (Paul anchored all that God has done in the past Death and Resurrection of Jesus, which inaugurated the messianic age)

{THE SPIRIT}
  1. The Fulfillment of the Feast - (Acts 2:1-4 -The long-anticipated time of fulfillment arrived in Jesus with the gift of the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Pentecost and the Last Days - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost signaled the arrival of the last days, the age of fulfillment) - {PDF Copy}
  3. 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}
  4. New Covenant - New Creation - (The promises to Abraham find their fulfillment in the New Covenant in Jesus and the New Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  5. 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}
  6. The Life-giving Spirit - (There is no life without the Spirit of God, for it is His Spirit that creates, animates, sustains, and restores all life, and now, only through Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  7. 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) - {PDF Copy}

{NEW COVENANT}

  1. Spirit, New Covenant, and New Creation - (The Gift of the Spirit is a sign of the New Covenant and a foretaste of the New Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Neither Jew nor Gentile - (Galatians 3:26-29 - To return to the custodianship of the Law would mean to erect again the divisions between Jewish and Gentile believers) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Incomparable New Covenant - (In his death, Jesus inaugurated the promised and vastly superior new covenant, rendering the old one obsolete) - {PDF}

{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. New Heavens and Earth - (The arrival of Jesus in glory will usher in the Day of the Lord, the final judgment, and the New Creation) - {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. Redemption of 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}
  5. 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}