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The Gospel is on a mission.

Gospel in a nutshell: There are many verses in the Bible that divulge the essence of the Gospel. One of them is Paul’s message to the Corinthian church.

2 Corinthians 5:21 He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. (NASB)

One of the things I have come to understand about the Gospel is that it is causal. It is intended, and superintended, by God to have an effect on those who believe it. It’s effect is righteousness, in both declaration and in practice. The declaration of righteousness over us is instant, the practice of righteousness in us takes time. With this in mind, we will ponder┬áthree questions of God’s Word, seeking help from God. Continue Reading…