PREACH THE GOSPEL!



WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO PREACH THE GOSPEL?

Christ’s great command is to preach this gospel to every creature (Mk 16.15). Surprisingly, Christians do not know what the gospel is nor how to preach it. How can we preach the gospel if we don't know what it is? The church has taught us the 'plan of salvation' in place of the gospel (See PLAN OF SALVATION and THE SINNER'S PRAYER on www.preach-the-gospel.org.). But Christ never said to present the plan of salvation, nor did He say to lead another to Christ. He commands us to preach the gospel. The Apostle Paul clearly defines the gospel in his first letter to the Corinthian church - “Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures, he was buried, and he rose again the third day according to the scriptures (See 1 Cor 15.1-4.)." Preaching the gospel means to tell another this good news (Gospel means good news.) in person with our mouth.

HOW TO PREACH THE GOSPEL

To preach the gospel simply ask another if they have heard the good news (Gospel means good news.) or exclaim "good news" and tell them – “Christ died for our sins, he was buried, and he rose the third day (1 Cor 15.3-4).” Then teach them that believe to preach the gospel so that others might believe on Christ and be saved also (Rom 1.16, 1 Cor 1.21, Jn 3.36a & 6.47, Acts 16.31 & Mt 28.20). "The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few. (Mt 9.37)."

WHY PREACH THE GOSPEL?

We turn the world right-side up by preaching the gospel (See TURN THE WORLD RIGHT SIDE UP on www.preach-the-gospel.org.) and after it is preached to every person in the world Christ will return and take us to be with him forever (Mk 16.15, Mt 24.14 & 31 and 1 Thess 4.13-18). Last month the freeze in Florida killed off millions of oranges. It was a shame to see them hanging dead on the trees, wasted because nobody could save them. It’s the same way with today’s harvest of souls. The fields are white and ready to harvest and those who reap receive wages (Jn 4.35-36), but people are dying in their sins because the church is not teaching us what the gospel is and how to preach it.

To preach the gospel simply ask those whom we encounter if they have heard the good news and tell them - "Christ died for our sins, he was buried, and he rose the third day." Then teach them that believe to preach this gospel as well that the gospel seed will be multiplied, thereby saving many (Mk 16.15 & Mt 28.20).

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