The gospel is first bad news...

1.) God is holy


A. He is Creator and Owner of everything.

Genesis 1:1; Psalm 24:1

B. He is perfectly holy.

Matthew 5:48

C. He requires perfect obedience to His law.

James 2:10


2.) Man is guilty


A. Everyone has broken God’s law.

Romans 3:10, 23

B. The penalty for sin is eternal death.

Romans 6:23

C. Good works or intentions will not save anyone.

Titus 3:5

...but in the end it is the best news of all!

3.) Christ is the Savior


A. Christ came to earth as both God and sinless

man. Colossians 2:9

B. Christ demonstrated God’s love in dying on the

cross to pay sin’s penalty.

Romans 5:8; 2 Corinthians 5:21

C. Christ rose from the grave and is alive today.

1 Corinthians 15:4


4.) Sinners must repent & believe


A. Repent of all that dishonors God.

Isaiah 55:7; Luke 9:23

B. Believe in Christ as Lord and Savior.

Romans 10:9

C. Will you repent and believe in Christ, or will you

remain under His wrath?

Acts 17:30