The High Stakes of the Gospel

April 15, 2018 Preacher: Chris Ritter Series: No Other Gospel

Topic: Gospel Scripture: Galatians 1:1–1:5

Title:  The High Stakes of the Gospel

Galatians 1:1-5

 

3 Questions Paul answers these verses: 

1.  Who is Paul?

2.  What has God done?

3.  What is at stake?

 

Who is Paul?

Apostle

General - Someone sent on behalf of another with delegated authority

Specific - A group of specific men who spent time with Jesus, saw Jesus risen, and who were commissioned specifically by Jesus to have his authority and power to build the Church

 

New Apostolic Reformation

Not New - People have claimed it before

Not Apostolic - Do not biblically qualify for office of Apostle

Not a Reformation to be part of

 

What has God done?

God the Father:

1 - Raised Jesus from the dead

2 - Salvation through Jesus was according to his will

 

What is at stake? 

1 - The truth of the gospel

2 - The survival and purity of the Church

3 - Grace and peace from God

4 - Being delivered from this present evil age

5 - God's will being accomplished in salvation

6 - The glory of God

 

Who is this for?

This is for all - and only - those who receive the good news coming through the Apostle Paul from God the Father about his Son Jesus Christ

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