The Gospel of the Grace of God
The gospel of the grace of God is what Christ revealed to Paul from Heaven
to be preached during the Dispensation of Grace
(Acts 20:24, Rom. 11:13).
This gospel is "how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures"
(1 Cor. 15:1-4).
FAITH ALONE in this gospel is what saves, to the exclusion of all works
(Eph. 1:13, Eph. 2:8-9, Rom. 1:16-17, Rom. 3:19-28,
Rom. 4:5, Rom. 5:1, Titus 3:5, II Tim. 1:9).
Paul is the first one to say that a man cannot be justified by the Law of Moses
(Acts 13:38-39) which is the exact opposite of the gospel of the kingdom
This gospel was a direct revelation that Paul received from God
That gospel was not even a THOUGHT in the mind of the 12 apostles of Israel
who preached the gospel of the kingdom
(Matt. 16:21-23, Mark 9:9-10, Mark 9:31-32, Luke 9:44-45, Luke 18:31-34, John 20:6-10).
That gospel was "hid from them" until Paul was sent by revelation to go up
to Jerusalem and communicate it to them, which is when they realized
that the gospel of the uncircumcision was committed to Paul
just as the apostleship and gospel of the circumcision was committed to Peter (Gal. 2:1-9).
They saw the "GRACE" that was given to Paul, the Dispensation of the Grace of God,
the revelation of the mystery where saved Jews and Gentiles are one body in Christ
(Eph. 3:1-9, Eph. 5:32, Col. 1:24-28, Rom. 11:15,
When Christ committed this gospel to Paul,
he received exceeding abundant grace and longsuffering
FIRST for a pattern to them that would believe the gospel after him
(1 Tim. 1:11-16).
The preaching of Jesus Christ according to the revelation of the mystery
was kept secret since the world began until it was revealed to Paul
(Rom. 16:25, Titus 1:1-2, 1 Cor. 2:7-8) which is why he called it "my gospel"
(Rom. 2:16, Rom. 16:25, II Tim. 2:8).
Christ made him the pattern and apostle of the Gentiles
(Rom. 11:13, Rom. 15:15-16, Eph. 3:1, I Tim. 1:11-16, 2:7, II Tim. 1:11, II Tim. 4:17).
Which is why we are told to FOLLOW Paul many times in the Bible
(1 Cor. 4:15-16, 11:1-2, Phil. 3:17, I Thes. 1:6, 2 Thes. 3:7).
Biblically speaking, you will not have the correct understanding in all things pertaining the faith,
if you do not consider what he says
( II Tim. 1:13, II Tim. 2:7).
But none of these things move me,
neither count I my life dear unto myself,
so that I might finish my course with joy,
and the ministry,
which I have received of the Lord Jesus,
to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
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