The end will come and Christ will return and take us to be with Him forever after the gospel has been preached to every person in every nation (Mt 24.14 & 30-31 and 1 Thes 4.13-18). Then satan will be cast into the lake of fire and brimstone to be tormented day and night for ever and ever (Rev 20.10). This is the devil’s greatest fear and the reason why he devised the plan of salvation. I call it 'The Big Lie' (See PLAN OF SALVATIONon www.preach-the-gospel.org).
The BIG LIE is that we must lead another to Christ by having them confess that they are a sinner, asking God to forgive them and for Jesus to come into their heart. Every scripture used to support this 'plan of salvation' has been either misinterpreted or taken out of context (THE SINNER'S PRAYER on www.preach-the-gospel.org.). Christ commands us to - “Preach the gospel Mk 16.15.” not present a 'plan of salvation.' People are saved by believing on Christ after the gospel is preached to them, not through a prayer (Jn 3.36, 6.47 Acts 16.31 & 1 Cor 4.15). The gospel saves every one that believe when we preached it to them in person with our mouth (Rom 1.16 & 10.14, 1 Cor 1.21 & 4.15 and Eph 6.19-20 & Col 4.3-4) (Please see SAVED on www.preach-the-gospel.org for a definition of 'saved'.).
I was never taught what the gospel is nor how to preach it in the thirty years I attended so-called evangelical churches. They have all replaced the gospel with their 'plan of salvation', swallowing satan's BIG LIE hook, line and sinker. How can we preach the gospel when we don't know what it is? When I ask a christian how many people have they preached the gospel to the answer, after scratching their head, is always zero. The gospel according to the scriptures is - “Christ died for our sins, he was buried, and he rose the third day (See 1 Cor 15.1-4.).” The Apostle Paul himself received and preached this gospel (v 3-4) and wrote, "Though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel to you than that which we have preached to you, let him be accursed. As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel to you than that you have received, let him be accursed (Gal 1.8-9)."
Let's wipe the smurk off satan's face. To preach the gospel simply ask another, "Did you hear the good news (Gospel means good news.)?" and tell them - "Christ died for our sins, he was buried, and he rose the third day (1 Cor 15.1-4)." Then teach them that believe to preach the gospel (See TEACH THEM on www.preach-the-gospel.org) so that the gospel seed will be multiplied (Mt 28.20). It doesn't take a seminary degree to preach the gospel (another of satan's lies). God’s plan of salvation is simply - “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ (Jn 3.36, 6.47 & Acts 16.31), and it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching (the gospel) to save them that believe (Mk 16.15, 1 Cor 1.21)?
Daily ask others if they have heard the good news and tell them (preach) - “Christ died for our sins, he was buried and he rose the third day (1 Cor 15.3-4).” Then teach them that believe to do the same (Mk 16.15 & Mt 28.20). Don't swallow THE BIG LIE!
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