What is the True Gospel?
The word "Gospel" simply means "good news."
In other words, the Gospel is a complete message or story about something
true and real, and which involves all of humanity.
Christ makes a statement about the Gospel in Mark 1: 15 that is overlooked by
most of Christianity, and ALL humanity for that matter. Christ
". . . The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is
at hand: repent, and believe the gospel."
Imagine for a moment that YOU had to sit down, right now, and
write out an essay on exactly what the Gospel is? COULD YOU DO
IT? Christ tells us that we are to "believe the
Gospel." Unless you KNOW what the TRUE Gospel is, you
can’t possibly believe it.
Why use the word "true" in front of Gospel? Because
there IS another Gospel out there, and MOST of Christianity
believes THAT Gospel. Notice what Paul warns of:
2 Cor 11: 4 "For if he that comes preaches another
Jesus, whom we have not preached, or [if] you receive
another spirit, which you have not received, or
another gospel, which you have not accepted, you might well
bear with [him]" (you might accept this false messenger and
Gal 1: 6 "I marvel that you are so soon removed from him
that called you into the grace of Christ to another
gospel :7 Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and
would pervert the gospel of Christ. :8 But 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."
Paul is warning the Corinthian and Galatian brethren of
"another" Gospel, another message that is meant to
sound like the true Gospel, seem like the true Gospel, and
replace the true Gospel, BUT IT ISN’T THE TRUE GOSPEL. This
should make every Christian alive sit up and take close
Paul wasn’t just adding some more sentences into his
letter. He was warning them about something which already
existed, and was making headway in the new Christian church. A
FALSE Gospel that was appealing to many of those who had received
the true Gospel at one time, but who were now allowing this false
message to influence them off the course Christ Himself laid
HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT YOU" AREN'T BELIEVING A
How do you KNOW? How have YOU proven
the Gospel you believe, WHETHER IT IS THE CHRISTIAN GOSPEL (OR
ANOTHER Gospel ABOUT ANOTHER message, another religion, new age
belief, NO belief, belief in science, etc.) FROM ANOTHER
Remember, the word Gospel means "good news."
Generally speaking, you could use this word in various ways,
under many different circumstances. For instance, wouldn’t
you consider a cure for cancer as "good news?" How
about world peace? Those who look to astrology for their
horoscope readings would consider a good reading as "good
news." A message from a "channeling spirit,"
sought out by so many these days in the way of psychics, is
virtually always good, and is considered "good
These are, by any definition of the word,
"gospels," but are they the TRUE gospel? Notice that there
is a very distinct difference placed on the word gospel in the
Mark 1:1 "The beginning of the gospel of Jesus
Christ, the Son of God;"
1 Cor 4: 4 "In whom the god of this world has blinded
the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the
glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God,
should shine to them."
2 Thes 1: 8 "In flaming fire taking vengeance on them
that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord
This is the first point to be sure to have clear. It is the
Gospel of Jesus Christ. Clear and simple. His
gospel, His good news, His message to
the human race and His instructions on how to
survive and develop as we should.
There are many counterfeit gospels out there. In fact, if
you really look at it, there is a "gospel message"
for any choice you happen to want to make. How convenient for
personal choice and free will, AND for a mind that is influenced
by a power that makes all those "gospels" possible.
Just take a look at the variety of Christian "gospels"
that exist out there. Are they ALL right?
Many assume that these gospels are all actually the same
gospel, which conveniently makes all "believers" in
that gospel message about Christ feel like one big happy family.
Others believe that "their" gospel, "their"
doctrines, "their" church is the only right true
church. Of course, don’t they HAVE to believe that if they
believe in ONE TRUE CHURCH?
But then, we have to ask the question, WHICH one is THE right
one, if there are so many differences? Which one is the right one
if Christians even kill each other? Which ONE is the church
Christ is building, right now? Notice 1 Cor 1:12-13:
12: "Now this I say, that every one of you says, I am
of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ. 13:
Is Christ divided?"
Here’s another way to read that scripture in
12: "Now I say this, that every one of you says, I am
of the Catholics; I am of the Protestants; I am of the Lutherans;
I am of the Pentacostals; I am of the Baptists; I am of the
Methodists; I am of the 7th Day Adventists; I am of
Jehovah’s Witness . . ."(Need I go on with the
many others that exist?) 13: " Is Christ divided like that?"
THAT IS DIVISION, PLAIN AND SIMPLE. There is no
way getting around it. So how do you determine what the true
Gospel is, and where do you find it? The ONLY source you have to
determine ANY truth is the Bible, AND contact with God. You
can’t have one without the other to gain the truth.
The Gospel ABOUT Jesus Christ IS NOT THE WHOLE GOSPEL. You
see, the false Gospel spoken about in scripture is this very
nearsighted view of God’s plan for mankind. Take a look at
"And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify
the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel to Abraham,
[saying], In you shall all nations be blessed."
WHAT? The Gospel was preached to Abraham, a figure in the Old
Testament? But I thought the Gospel was a "New
Testament" thing? I thought it was a message about Christ
and being "saved?" What’s going on here?
That’s the point. There is a WHOLE LOT MORE GOING ON
here than what the traditional gospel which most of Christianity
accepts today pictures. Are you willing to accept that fact?
Revelation describes a time of terrible trouble to come to
the earth, and every human alive will be affected by it. Unless
you know what the TRUE Gospel is, how can you be included in the
only way of escape . . .
"And except those days should be shortened, there
should no flesh be saved alive: but for the elect's sake
those days shall be shortened."
Luke 21:36 "Watch therefore, and pray always, that
you may be accounted worthy to escape all these things (that
Christ just warned about) that shall come to pass, and to stand
before the Son of man."
Rev 12:14 "And to the woman (the church Jesus Christ is
building NOW) were given two wings of a great eagle, that she
might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is
nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, (3+1/2 year
tribulation period) from the face of the serpent."
Knowing the true gospel will make the difference between protection during the tribulation (not a rapture), and having to face Satan's wrath during the tribulation. Also, keep in mind the following scripture...
Matt 24:24 For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if (it were)possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
These aren't "NON-christian" false Christs or false prophets.(religious imposters). They look, sound and seem like "Christian" and scripture tells us that some of the very elect... those who actually know and understand the true gospel, may be deceived by how "Christian"this deception will be.
These words of Christ ring MUCH MORE true today than for His
time, and we NEED to know the answer of what the TRUE GOSPEL
really is . . .
Mark 1: 15 ". . . the kingdom of God is at hand: repent,
and believe THE Gospel!"
So, once again, WHAT IS THE GOSPEL?
If you don't know, then is God's truth really "a
part of" your life, or is it "apart FROM" your
The TRUE Gospel is FAR more than a gospel about Christ or
being saved. THE Gospel is covered in the material on thegodkind.org, and isn't a simple one scripture statement. It
encompasses the entire PLAN OF GOD, which includes every person
YOU need to take the time to investigate this truth if
religion and God mean anything to you. If you truly believe you
are in contact with God, and that He is really a genuine part of
your life, then why should you be afraid to look? The god of this
world and age seeks to be worshiped, and IS being worshiped
through the false gospels and religious systems of this age,
INCLUDING much of traditional CHRISTIANITY.
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