We continue our series called “Mere Christianity” as we focus on the core fundamental doctrines of the Christian religion. In today’s message, Pastor Brian examines the fundamentals of the Gospel message as found in John 3:16-21. John 3:16 has often been called “the Gospel in a nutshell.” So, what do we know about the core tenets of the Gospel. Join us today and find out.
Mere Christianity: The Gospel Fundamentals
I. The Gospel’s fundamental doctrine of LOSS: Humanity’s CONDITION (John 3:19-21).
A. The Lost Condition of Unrighteousness (John 3:19).
B. The Lost Condition of Falsehood (John 3:20-21).
II. The Gospel’s fundamental doctrine of LOVE: Humanity’s CHANCE (John 3:16-17).
A. The Loving Chance by God’s Choice (John 3:16).
B. The Loving Chance by God’s Christ (John 3:17).
III. The Gospel’s fundamental doctrine of LINE: Humanity’s COMMITMENT (John 3:18).
A. The Linear Commitment to Salvation (John 3:18a).
B. The Linear Commitment to Condemnation (John 3:18b).
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