“A Gospel Primer for Christians” ~ bulletin board
As we read Milton Vincent’s A Gospel Primer for Christians together, visit this bulletin board often to share quotes from your favorite passages. Tell why it’s meaningful to you and/or how you’ve been blessed by contemplating the gospel more deeply.
For example, here’s one from page 18… “The gospel cures me of my suspicion of God, thereby disposing me to walk more trustingly on the path of obedience to His commands.” This is something I can relate to because I often think that I have a better plan and that, somehow, God really doesn’t have my best interests at heart. This happens mostly when I am “Law-minded” in a way that discounts the gospel. Vincent writes a helpful counter to this erroneous and sinful way of thinking (p. 18):
“…when I begin my train of thought with the gospel, I realize that if God loved me enough to sacrifice His Son’s life for me, then He must be guided by that same love when He speaks His commandments to me. Viewing God’s commands and prohibitions in this light, I can see them for what they really are: friendly signposts from a heavenly Father who is seeking to love me through each directive, so that I might experience His very fullness forever.” (see Deut. 5:29)