Message: The Saving Power of God
Speaker: Dr. Steve Lawson
This message was presented at the Ligonier Ministries’ 2008 National Conference “Evangelism According to Jesus”.
What is the gospel of the Old Testament? Who owns the gospel? And what is the essence of the gospel? Dr. Steve Lawson answers these questions and more as he reminds us of the primacy of the gospel of God as we seek to honor Christ in our evangelism.
What is the doctrine of divine omnipotence?
How does the doctrine of divine omnipotence relate to the salvation of men?
What is the source of the gospel? From whom did it come? Who is its author?
If the gospel is God’s gospel, what is our role in presenting it to others?
When Jesus preached and ministered the gospel, what was his message and ministry?
How does the gospel of the New Testament relate to the gospel of the Old Testament?
What is the protoevangelium?
How many ways of salvation are presented in the Old and New Testaments?
What is the content of the gospel? What is the essence of the gospel?
Why is it important that Jesus was both fully man and fully God?
The speaker says that we have not shared the gospel until we have shared the message of the person and work of Jesus Christ? What are the implications of this for evangelism?
Of does the speaker mean when he speaks of the effectual call of God?
He says that all who received the gospel desire to serve the gospel? Do you think this is true? How does this relate to the subject of Christian stewardship?
The gospel saves from what?
What is the object of God’s wrath?
What is the way to be saved from the wrath of God?
What is the scope of the gospel? Who is it for?
What is the substance of the gospel? What does it mean that the righteousness of God is revealed in the gospel?
How is the gospel received? What does sola fide mean?
When a person places their faith in Christ, why are they no longer subject to wrath?
How does the story of Martin Luther relate to this message?
How does this message relate to you?