My Understanding Of The Gospel Of Jesus Christ

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Your understanding of the gospel of Jesus Christ*

Jesus Christ, God incarnate came to earth to save everyone from eternal damnation in hell. As humans, with Adam and Eve as our representatives in the Garden of Eden, they broke God’s one commandment, therefore allowing sin to come into the world. Because of this fall, we all deserve damnation, and because of the sin nature inside of us, everyone deserves to die and be eternally punished. However, because of the loving and gracious nature of God, He sent his only son, Jesus Christ, to die on the cross to be our representative for sin. When he took the cross, not only did he bear the physical pain of the lashes, the dehydration, and the cross itself, but he also drank God’s cup of wrath for us. Everyone on earth deserves to be on that cross, but Jesus, through his great love for us, paid the ultimate price of his own life to save us.
Jesus, after he was crucified, was buried and then raised from the dead three days later. He appeared in his new physical body, still fully human and fully God, to his disciples and a vast amount of people before ascending into heaven to sit at the right hand of God. His disciples then waited until the Holy Spirit came upon them on the day of Pentecost, bringing the Holy Spirit to them, so that they could spread the gospel and share the love of God to the Jews and the Greeks, and bring the gospel to the ends of the earth. God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit exist three in one in the holy trinity, and…
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