Elevator Gospel?

People wants it to be short and quick. Remember the elevator speech? With all the speedy tech which is supposed to make more time for men, yet it seems we are running out of time all the time. As for Salvation through Jesus, we are running out of time indeed! Just like the thief who hung on the cross with Jesus who believes Jesus as Saviour, Jesus responded “Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise” or to the man who has no time for God or salvation? “Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee”

So here goes the elevator Gospel (I really hate to make it so compressed).
Jesus loved, died to redeem us from sin, resurrected on 3rd day, ascended to heaven forever more interceding for us.
Accept, repent, confess and invite Jesus as Lord of our life. Live for Jesus, not for men.

Gospel of Jesus Christ:
1. Man are of sinful nature
2. Depraved and cannot come to God.
3. Jesus came, suffered, died for our sins so we can be reunited with God.
4. Rose again 3rd day and ascended into heavens, witnessed by men a week later.

What should we do?
1. Believe in Jesus.
2. Ask for forgiveness
3. Repent from sins
4. Recieve Jesus as Lord of our life
5. Live for Jesus, not for men.

Biblical References:

  1. Romans 3:23 “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God”
  2. Hebrews 9:27 “And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment”
  3. Romans 5:8 “But God commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.”
  4. John 3:16 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.
  5. John 3:36 … he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.
  6. John 14:6 “Jesus saith…, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by Me.”
  7. John 1:12 “But as many as received Him, to them gave He power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on His name”
  8. John 6:37 “All that the Father giveth Me shall come to Me; and him that cometh to Me I will in no wise cast out.”


~ by ymsim on 2010/02/19.

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