Video answer: The gospel in a nutshell with pastor marcus hammonds
Top best answers to the question «What is the gospel in a nutshell»
Have you ever heard the phrase, “That's it in a nutshell?” It means that whatever is being discussed has been reduced to its simplest terms, so it's easy to understand.
- The Gospel In A Nutshell. 1. Life and Death (the Problem). Created by God, we were given life, but committing sin, we died, spiritually speaking. As Paul wrote, “The wages of sin is death” ( Romans 6:23) — that is, sin cuts us off from God, who is the Source of everything that life was ever meant to be.
- John 3:16 is essentially the gospel in a nutshell—it explains the entire Bible. This verse condenses God's entire plan from the beginning of time and throughout Scripture, into this tiny "nutshell" of a verse. As stated before, the word gospel means, "good news," which implies there is bad news. What do you suppose is the bad news?
- “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.” Simply put, John 3:16 is the gospel in a nutshell. The problem is many of us have seen and heard and repeated those words so often, we at times fail to appreciate what they are saying.
- In short, “the Gospel” is the sum total of the saving truth as God has communicated it to lost humanity as it is revealed in the person of His Son and in the Holy Scriptures, the Bible. If you aren’t sure whether or not you are God’s child, you might want to read God’s Plan of Salvation before you read on in this lesson.
Video answer: The gospel in a nutshell