Do you believe the Gospel?
If you are a Christian your answer is YES. Yes I do. I believe the gospel. I am a christian after all and that is how I am saved. I believe it. I do!!
Great! Amen. I am sure you do and I am glad you do, but do you really believe what Paul said about the Gospel in Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes:
Do you believe that it is the Power of God to salvation for EVERYONE WHO BELIEVES? I trust that you believe it is the power of God to save you, but what about your children? Your neighbor, co-worker, boss, or friend? What about the radical muslim, passionate atheist or hardened criminal? Can the gospel save them too?
Do you believe that the one thing they all need more than anything else, is to believe in Jesus for the forgiveness of their sins? Do you believe that without Him they will perish. John 3:16 says For God so loved the world, that He gave His only son and whosoever believes in Him will not PERISH but have eternal life. Do you believe this? Do you really? Do you recognize that people are perishing? Good people. People that live good lives and try to be good to others. With out Jesus they are perishing. It’s that cut and dry. It’s that black and white. Know Jesus, Know life. No Jesus, No life. This is literally a life and death situation.
Do you believe with all that is in you, that the Gospel can do in them what it has done in you?
If so…. What are you doing about it? Who are you telling? If we believe like Paul that the gospel is “the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes”: than we MUST do something about it. Nothing else can take priority. We must reach them with the gospel. We must do all things with the gospel in mind. We must move with urgency. We must.
So I ask you again, do you really believe the gospel?
Then really do something about it.