• What is the gospel? Question and Answer

    1 Corinthians 15:3-4

    The gospel is that Christ died for our sins, according to the Scripture, that He was buried, and that He was raised from the dead (1 Cor. 15:3–4). The heart of the gospel is Jesus Christ Himself—the person and work of Christ, the sin-bearing work of Christ, as well as the perfection of His life that is imputed to those who believe. Out of the Reformation came the great solas and the three in the middle, sola fide, sola gratia, and solus Christus are the heart of the gospel. In other words, salvation is by grace alone, through faith alone, … View Resource

  • What is the gospel? Question and Answer

    1 Corinthians 15:3-4

    SPROUL: When I would teach in the doctor of ministry program and I’d have the clergy in there, I would ask them to define the gospel. And if I got ten percent of them to give an adequate answer to it, I would be happy. Because that word is thrown around so much it has died the death of a thousand qualifications. In New Testament terms, the gospel is the proclamation of the person and work of Jesus Christ plus how the benefits of that work can be appropriated to us by faith and by faith alone. So the gospel … View Resource