Gospel Study Guide: The Gospel of Jesus

Gospel of Jesus Study Guide

Gospel Study Guide: The Gospel of Jesus

Key Texts = Acts 2 and John 1

Background Information:

  • Day of Pentecost = Jewish pilgrim feast celebrating the anniversary of the giving of the Mosaic Law at Mount Sinai (Refer: Acts 2:1 )
  • The Holy Spirit is poured out on the Apostles (Refer: Acts 2:2-13 )
  • Peter explains the significance of what is happening (Refer: Acts 2:14-21 )
  • Peter then preaches the very first “gospel” message about Jesus.
  • The word, “gospel” means “good news”.

I. Jesus, the Man (Acts 2:22-35 )

  1. The Life of Jesus (Acts 2:22 )
  2. The Death of Jesus (Acts 2:23 )
  3. The Resurrection of Jesus (Acts 2:24-35 )

II. Jesus, the Plan (Acts 2:36-41 )

  1. D. The Lordship of Jesus (Acts 2:36 )
  2. E. The Promise of Jesus (Acts 2:38-39 )
  3. F. The Response to Jesus (Acts 2:36-41 )

III. Jesus, the Son of God (John 1:1-18 )

  1. Jesus is Eternal (John 1:1-5 )
  2. Jesus is Announced (John 1:6-13 )
  3. Jesus brings Grace and Truth (John 1:14-17 )
  4. Jesus Makes God Known (John 1:18 )

Close

  1. God can be known through Jesus.
  2. Jesus can be known through his written word (John 20:30-31 ).
  3. The book of John is all about who Jesus is and therefore who God is.
  4. Recommend: read through the book of John to learn more about Jesus.

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