Jesus said, “It is I who am the light which is above them all. It is I who am the all. From me did the all come forth, and unto me did the all extend. Split a piece of wood, and I am there. Lift up the stone, and you will find me there.”
Gospel of Thomas, verse 77
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What do the messianic prophecies tell us about God
“…the gospel isn’t about what God can do for you. It’s chiefly about what God has already done for you.”
What is the Gospel of Jesus Christ?
The Bible is a book of bad news and good news.
First the bad news: Human beings are sinners. Our sin separates us from a holy and righteous God, provokes his wrath, and causes us to ultimately suffer death and eternal separation from Him. (Rom. 3:23, Rom.1:18, Col.3:6). More bad news: We are without excuse. As a result of our wickedness, we have suppressed the truth about God made known to us and are deserving of his righteous wrath. (Rom. 1:16-32)
That’s a bitter pill to swallow, but it’s not the end of the story. There is good news.
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