There’s nothing more important for you to know than the good news of who Jesus is and what He has done to reconcile sinners to God. It's called "the gospel", which literally means, "good news". This is at the center of everything we believe and do at Redeemer Bible Church.
One way to summarize this good news is with the words "God", "Man", "Christ", & "Response".
- God. God is the creator of all things (Gen. 1:1). He is the King, He is perfectly holy, He worthy of all worship, and He will punish sin (1Jo. 1:5, Rev. 4:11, Rom. 2:5-8).
- Man. All people, though created good, have become sinful by nature (Gen. 1:26-28, Psa. 51:5, Rom. 3:23). From birth, all people are alienated from God, hostile to God, and subject to the wrath of God (Eph. 2:1-3).
- Christ. Jesus Christ, who is fully God and fully man, lived a sinless life, died on the cross to bear God’s wrath in the place of all who would trust in Him, and rose from the grave in order to give His people eternal life (Joh. 1:1, 1Ti. 2:5, Heb. 7:26, Rom. 3:21-26, 2Co. 5:21, 1Co. 15:20-22).
- Response. God calls everyone everywhere to repent of their sins and trust in Christ in order to be saved (Mark 1:15, Acts 20:21, Rom. 10:9-10).
We use these four words as the basis of the four movements of our corporate worship service each Sunday because we believe that the gospel is needed not just by those who have never been saved, but that all Christians continue to need the good news of the gospel every day.