Episode 26

What is the Gospel? The Old English word godspel – “God’s good story” – which derives from the Greek word euangelion, a compound composed of the adjective eu, meaning “good”, and angelion, meaning “message” or “news.” After Jesus’ resurrection and ascension, stories of and about Jesus – who He was and what He came to do – were written down and organized into books. They were written so that readers and hearers of the Gospels would “know the truth” concerning Jesus (Luke 1:4) and “have life in his name” (John 20:31). But there is a whole lot of confusion today on what that Gospel really is. Let’s explore it from Ephesians 2:1-10!