The instant a person believes on Christ after the gospel is preached to them: their sins become forgiven (1 Jn 2.12). They become born-again into the family of God (Rom 10.14, Acts 16.31, Jn 3.3), the Holy Spirit enters their heart producing "love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness and temperance (Eph 1.16, 2 Cor 1.22, Gal 5.22-23)," and they inherit eternal life (Rom 6.23). In other words, they become saved. After the gospel has been preached to every person in every nation Christ will then return and take us to be with Him forever (Mk 16.15, Mt 24.14&31 & 1 Thes 4.13-18).
"Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you have received, and wherein you stand; by which also you are saved, if you keep in memory what I preached to you, unless you have believed in vain. For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; and that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures (1 Cor 15.1-4)." Today's gospel is far different than the gospel Paul received and preached. The church has replace it with their 'plan of salvation' whereby be saved a person must admit they are a sinner and ask God to forgive them, and ask Christ to come into their heart. Scripture declares that a person is saved by believing on Christ after the gospel is preached to them (Jn 6.47, Rom 1.16 & 1 Cor 1.21). "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 (1 Cor 15.3-4), let him be accursed (Gal 1.8-9)."
The gospel is easily preached by asking another if they have heard the good news (Gospel means good news.) or saying "good news" and telling them - "Christ died for our sins, he was buried, and he rose the third day (1 Cor 15.3-4)." We hope to tell everyone who crosses our path the good news, and teach them that believe to preach the gospel. Telling even twenty five percent of those who cross our path, while teaching some to preach tell the good news is an outstanding accomplishment. "Truly the harvest is great, but the labourers are few: Pray to the Lord of the harvest that he would send labourers into his harvest. (Lk 10.2)."
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