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What are the "gospels" in the Gospels?

From a biblical, Christian standpoint, the word 'gospel' comes from the Greek word 'euaggelion' and means 'good news, tidings, word'. It can be called in English 'The Evangel' (the good news), and 'an ...
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Was Jesus physically anointed by someone?

And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art my beloved Son; in thee I am well pleased. [Luke 3:22 KJV]. Yes, Jesus was ...
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Are there any texts from the Bible that summarize the Gospel?

Yes! 1 Corinthians 15:1-4, "Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, vs2, by which also you are saved, if you hold ...
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What were the nice things Jesus Christ did in his life that he is loved by so many people around the world?

Those who spent years with Jesus while he ministered to people wrote that: "God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and he went around doing good and healing all who were ...
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What does Mormonism have to offer in regards to salvation through Jesus Christ that was not already taught in the New Testament?

What does Mormonism have to offer in regards to salvation that Jesus Christ had not already accomplished? In some sense, nothing. The atonement of Jesus Christ is what saves us. Faith in Jesus Christ ...
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What does Mormonism have to offer in regards to salvation through Jesus Christ that was not already taught in the New Testament?

Mormonism teaches that salvation comes through Jesus Christ, like any Christian faith. What does Mormonism have to offer in regards to salvation? The whole truth which includes priesthood authority to ...
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What were the nice things Jesus Christ did in his life that he is loved by so many people around the world?

16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn ...
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Are there any texts from the Bible that summarize the Gospel?

In addition to the 1st Corinthian verses already quoted, here are some from 2nd Corinthians: "But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost, in whom the god of this world hath ...
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What are the "gospels" in the Gospels?

As noted, "gospel" means "good news". There is one Gospel. There is also one correct history (this is a tautology). As Christians, we believe that the whole of Scripture, starting ...
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Are there any texts from the Bible that summarize the Gospel?

The core teaching of the Gospel, traditionally known as the Kerygma, is probably what you're looking for. It's more of something someone has to internalize and use in evangelization (i.e. it's what ...
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When Jehovah's Witnesses resume door-to-door work 1 September 2022, will their message be any different in view of world events?

The official website of Jehovah's Witnesses has posted the following news article: Jehovah’s Witnesses Resume House-to-House Ministry With eager anticipation, Jehovah’s Witnesses around the world ...
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What were the nice things Jesus Christ did in his life that he is loved by so many people around the world?

What were the nice things Jesus Christ did in his life that he is loved by so many people around the world? He died for our sins! Indeed, under the law almost everything is purified with blood, and ...
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What does Mormonism have to offer in regards to salvation through Jesus Christ that was not already taught in the New Testament?

From what little I understand, Mormonism offers one thing regarding salvation through Jesus Christ that is not only different from Biblical teaching but is diametrically opposed. The Bible teaches ...
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What were the nice things Jesus Christ did in his life that he is loved by so many people around the world?

I want to know what nice and good things Jesus did in his life on earth that he is loved by so many people in the world He died. Sure, there's some healing and ministering to the poor and whatnot, ...
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Are you unguilty of sin if you never heard the gospel?

As a Protestant of the Reformed faith, I would point to the biblical understanding that "all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God" (Romans 3:9 & 23) whether or not they have ...
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Are you unguilty of sin if you never heard the gospel?

The sin Jesus speaks of here is the sin of rejecting Him as the Christ. Jesus is condemning the people of the world who hate Him and warning his disciples that the world will hate them also because ...
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In Matthew 16:24 Jesus tells His disciples to pick up their crosses and follow Him. How would they have understood what He was saying?

The word is never in the plural ; it is always 'take up his cross'. Which paves the way for doctrine . . . . 'I am crucified with Christ' : union with Christ in his sufferings and in his death. Jesus ...
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Hippolytus’ difference between hearing the Word and hearing the Gospel?

What is Hippolytus’ difference between hearing the Word and hearing the Gospel? To understand this nuance, we have to take a little trip down memory lane and try to understand what Holy Sacrifice of ...
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Scriptural reference to explain what the word "gospel" means?

The definition of the Greek word euangelizō is "good news." (Koiné Greek is the original language of the New Testament.) A familiar verse with euangelizō in it is Luke 2:10, which reads, But the ...
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When Jehovah's Witnesses resume door-to-door work 1 September 2022, will their message be any different in view of world events?

Up until now, “the good news of the Kingdom” has been the primary focus of the preaching work. For over 100 years, Witnesses have been proclaiming that Jesus Christ began ruling in heaven from October ...
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Which churches regularly give altar call (like "raise your hand if you accept Jesus") in their service?

Altar Calls The evangelist Charles Finney is said to have started the practice of having public "altar calls". A practice utilized by Billy Graham, and other modern evangelists, later on. ...
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Was Jesus physically anointed by someone?

It's a good question but there are no writings that describe Jesus being anointed with oil in the way Samuel anointed David. However the common denominator between the four gospels is John the ...
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Was Jesus physically anointed by someone?

Yes, there are two* accounts in the Gospels where Jesus was physically anointed with oil. The first as told in Matthew, 26:6-7: 6 Now when Jesus was in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, 7 ...
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Is the gospel offered to everyone?

Nowhere in scripture does it say the gospel was only offered to the elect or only offered to the Jews. Even during Christ’s ministry, where before his death the theocracy was still in place, Gentiles ...
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Are there any texts from the Bible that summarize the Gospel?

Romans Road? We are aware of the use of the Romans Road where evangelists hop around the chapters to present a full story of salvation. However this is quite unnecessary. The very first verse has a ...
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Are there any texts from the Bible that summarize the Gospel?

Gospel (Good news, "ev angelos") is sometimes generalized as the entire message that constitutes the New Testament,as seen in the synonym list found in 1 Timoty 1:5-8 (law = doctrine = ...
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What are the "gospels" in the Gospels?

Gospel of the Kingdom It is best to define words in order to come to a clear understanding of any topic. First, when people refer to the four biographies of Jesus they call them "The Gospels"...
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What are the "gospels" in the Gospels?

In the first place, the Gospel is one. There is a compilation of letters from the witnesses of that time (30-90ad). There are not four gospels, although there are four letters. The apostles have ...
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What is the Lutheran view of he atonement of Christ on the cross?

why did Jesus Christ had to die on the cross Because Adam sinned and damaged our relationship with God. Something needed to be done to restore that relationship, and nothing we humans could do would ...
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