Getting the Gospel

Here are three discussions by Tim Keller that aid our thinking about the nature of the Gospel and its ongoing function in the life of the Church and believer in the way of sanctification. 

 

Gospel Realization

a)      Exposing the idolatry of all our sin (disbelief in the Gospel), and

b)     Expelling unbelief (the heart of all misbehavior) by the transforming truth/work of the Gospel.

Gospel Communication

a)      Exposing the idolatry of religion (grace-less) and irreligion (truth-less) by way of wisdom of the Gospel.

Gospel Incarnation

a)      Exposing the idolatry of civil, emotional, or familial “faith”

b)     Expounding the need for a personal faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

 

The more of Tim’s stuff I read and hear, the more our faith—that the power of God for all redemption is the Gospel alone—is confirmed!

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