Bad News: Good News (#214)
Bible version used: KJV
FIRST THE BAD NEWS, THEN THE GOOD NEWS
We Are All Sinners
All have sinned. Romans 3:23
There is none that doeth good, no not one.
We Deserve to Die
The soul that sinneth, it shall die. Ezekiel 18:4
The wages of sin is death. Romans 6:23
We Cannot Earn Salvation
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us. Titus 3:5
We Are Condemned
This is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. John 3:19
We Deserve Eternal Punishment
Whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.
We Cannot Find the Way Alone
The natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness unto him.
1 Corinthians 2:14
The Ultimate Bad News:
Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels. Matthew 25:41
THEN THE GOOD NEWS
Christ Came to Save Sinners
Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners.
1 Timothy 1:15
Christ Died For Us
But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8
God Gives Salvation
By grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.
Christ Frees From Condemnation
There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus. Romans 8:1
God Offers Eternal Life
For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16
Christ is the Way
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life. John 14:6
The Ultimate Good News:
Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. Matthew 25:34
The word Gospel simply means Good News. Jesus said, “Repent ye, and believe the gospel.” Mark 1:15 So he urges all of you to turn from your sins and act on this good news! Do it today!
I repent of my sins and accept the free gift of God of faith in Jesus Christ.
Compiled by Mrs. Don Brill