By Michael Julian
Pastor, Macedonia Baptist Church, Kenton
Focal Passage: Acts 17:16-18,22-23,30-31
Can we rejoice together that we have been privileged to receive and participate in a boundless gospel? Specifically, we promote that the gospel is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes. Notice the words, everyone who believes.
The book of Acts demonstrates this truth for us, as barriers are broken down and praises are lifted up. Christ in His flesh abolished the enmity, so that He could make the Jews and Gentiles into one new man, for the purpose of them being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit. That pictures an unhindered gospel, the gospel of God’s Son, the Lord Jesus Christ.
Since then these things are true, what kind of people should we be in relationship to God and the gospel of His Son? Are we steadied and readied to deliver this message unashamedly in the daily walk of our life? An example from the city of Athens will aid our preparation. [Read more…]