What is the Gospel?

"...Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"
Acts 16:30
The most important question that you can ever ask yourself is the same question that the Philippian jailer asked Paul in Acts 16:30. How would you answer his question? Do you know for sure that when you die you will spend eternity with God? If you struggle with doubts in any way, please read the Scriptures below for a simple explanation of how you can have a settled confidence that you will spend eternity with God when you die.


We were created with value and a noble purpose...

Genesis 1:26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness…
Genesis 2:7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul…


But we have a devastating problem...

Romans 5:12 By one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned…
Romans 3:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God…


Our sin separates us from God and demands that we  face His justice...

Romans 6:23 The wages of sin is death….
Hebrews 9:27 It is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment…


We are powerless to remove our guilt...

Romans 3:20-22 By the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin…


But God lovingly did for us what we could not do for ourselves...

Romans 5:6-9 When we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly…God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us…
1 Corinthians 15:3-4 Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures…he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:


We must turn to God in humility and trust in Christ's redemptive work to receive eternal life.

Acts 17:30 God now commandeth all men every where to repent…
John 3:36 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him…
Romans 10:9-11 If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness…