Celebrating Good News as We Close Out 2019! (Part 4)

Hi friends! We're concluding some thoughts on "good news," also known in Christian vernacular as the gospel. It appropriately refers to salvation, but seems to reach so much deeper than that. Before we close out our thoughts today, please review the previous posts if you have missed them: Part 1Part 2Part 3 Indeed, the prophetic …

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Celebrating Good News as We Close Out 2019! (Part 3)

Don't you love good news? That moment when someone announces something that brings unthinkable joy, followed by great celebration! God's Word is filled with good news. In fact, the word gospel means "good news." As Christians, we quickly tie gospel to salvation, and so it is. However, the good news stretches beyond merely salvation from …

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Celebrating Good News as We Close Out 2019! (Part 2)

Hi gang! Let's pick it up where we left off yesterday. The good news was given to us at Christ's birth, and the Gospel ("good news") carries on until today! We touched on Isaiah 9:6-7 yesterday, so let's begin there. 6 For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us;And the government will rest on …

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Celebrating Good News as We Close Out 2019! (Part 1)

While spending time with my family during Christmastime, I have had the cherished opportunity to dig into God's Word without distractions and the pressure of other obligations. What treasures are found when undistracted moments are available! I've been thinking about the "good news" of Christmas, and how "gospel" means "good news." Indeed the gospel was …

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