Category Archives: gospel

already Abraham’s sons

Galatians 3:7-9 (JDV) Galatians 3:7 You have discovered, then, that those who have faith, these are Abraham’s sons. Galatians 3:8 Now the Scripture saw in advance that God would justify the Gentiles by faith and proclaimed the gospel ahead of … Continue reading

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his faithfulness is enough

Galatians 2:15-21 (JDV) Galatians 2:15 We are Jews by nature and not “Gentile sinners,” Galatians 2:16 and yet because we know that a human is not justified by the achievements1 of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even … Continue reading

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his faithfulness is enough

Galatians 2:15-21 (JDV) Galatians 2:15 We are Jews by nature and not “Gentile sinners,” Galatians 2:16 and yet because we know that a human is not justified by the achievements1 of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even … Continue reading

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same gospel, different missions

Galatians 2:6-10 (JDV) Galatians 2:6 Now from those who seemed to be something (what they once were makes no difference to me; God does not take the face of a human) – they added nothing to me. Galatians 2:7 On … Continue reading

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we did not give up

Galatians 2:1-5(JDV) Galatians 2:1 Next, after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, also taking Titus along with us. Galatians 2:2 I went up as a result of a revelation and presented to them the gospel I … Continue reading

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he who formerly

Galatians 1:21-24 (JDV) Galatians 1:21 Next, I went to the districts of Syria and Cilicia. Galatians 1:22 My face remained unknown to the Judean congregations that are in Christ. Galatians 1:23 They only kept hearing: “He who formerly persecuted us … Continue reading

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stand-alone gospel

Galatians 1:13-17 (JDV) Galatians 1:13 You see – you have heard about how I once behaved as a representative of Judaism: I intensely persecuted God’s congregation and tried to annihilate1 it. Galatians 1:14 I progressed in Judaism beyond many contemporaries … Continue reading

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a gospel twist

  Psalm 37:30-31 Psalm 37:30 The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom; his tongue speaks what is just. Psalm 37:31 The instruction of his God is in his heart; his steps do not falter. Psalm 37:32 The wicked one lies … Continue reading

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What the gospel mission entails

John 15:11-15 Joh 15:11 I have spoken these things to you so that my joy may be in you and your joy may reach its peak. Joh 15:12 This is my command: Love one another just like I have loved … Continue reading

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judgment criteria

John 12:47-50 Joh 12:47 If anyone hears my statements and doesn’t keep them, I am not judging him; because I did not come to judge the world but to rescue the world. Joh 12:48 The one who rejects me and … Continue reading

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