“God is the Gospel” is both a title of a book by John Piper and the essence of the Gospel of Jesus, Paul, and the whole of Scripture.  The good news of the Gospel is…God!  Jesus died on the cross so that our sins could be forgiven…To what end?  For what purpose?  Just so we can have a guilt-free conscience and keep on living how we’ve always lived?  No!  Jesus died on the cross so that our sins could be forgiven…so that God could justly give us Himself!.  If you belong to the Lord, your greatest hope is not to live forever in heaven with streets of gold, a mansion, no more sinning.  Your greatest hope is that you get…God, forever!  “And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.”  Jn 17:3

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