Posts from 2013

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What is the Gospel – What does the Bible say?

by Sandy Matheson

I ended my last post by saying that the first, and primary, place we should turn in thinking about what the Gospel is would be the Bible. So what does the Bible actually say about the Gospel and how is the word used in the New Testament? The New Testament was written in Greek and […]

The Gospel – As I’ve Traditionally Understood It

by Sandy Matheson

Back to my question: What is the Gospel? As a starter it is the description given to the first four books of the New Testament, the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke & John. These are the stories of Jesus, his birth, life, ministry, death and resurrection. In Christian life and language the word Gospel is […]

The War on Christians

by Sandy Matheson

Thank you for the few comments and responses that I received to my last post. I’ll be returning to that theme soon. Today I read an article in the Spectator that really made me stop and think and here are some quotes from it: 80 percent of all acts of religious discrimination in the world […]

What is The Gospel?

by Sandy Matheson

This summer I have had the opportunity to read and reflect. As I started there were two questions in my mind: What is The Gospel? And: What is a disciple, how do I become one and how do I help other become disciples? Over the weeks another question has arisen that is intimately associated with […]