The gospel is the proclamation that the crucified, ascended Jesus is Lord. It is a proclamation that puts the powers that be on notice that their days are numbered. 400 more words
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All four gospels are telling the story of how God became king in and through this story of Jesus of Nazareth. This central theme is stated in a thoroughly integrated way, again in all four gospels (though not at all in the so-called gospels that were produced later within the Gnostic and similar movements).
The human spirit is hard to suppress and put out, because after all, it is the very breath of God given to humans. Job is a marvelous case in point, “feisty” as I think Jack Levison says in his most provocative, perhaps somewhat controversial (I would suggest or think, more like misunderstood, at any such point) and I think clearly edifying book, … 352 more words
+ In the Name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen
Opening sentence: The Spirit of God lives in us, inspiring and guarding. 803 more words