The “Good News” is the saving Gospel message of Jesus Christ. We must understand and share the story of our Lord and Savior. Acts 2 teaches us the confidence we have in the One who saves us.
Acts 2:22 – He was a man.
Acts 2:22 – God showed us who He was through miraculous works.
Acts 2:23 – God allowed of this through His predetermined plan.
Acts 2:23 – Humankind killed Jesus.
Acts 2:24a, 32 – God raised Him again.
Acts 2:24b – Christ raised, death defeated.
Acts 2:32 – Peter and others witnessed the resurrection.
Acts 2:33 – Christ has been exalted and sent the spirit.
Acts 2:36 – Jesus is both Lord and Christ.
The world needs the saving Gospel message of Jesus. This wonderful story must be: preached, believed, obeyed, and defended. The “Good News” is not just what Jesus proclaimed, but what Jesus fulfilled through Scripture.
Matthew 28:16-20 directs us to share Jesus Christ with the world. We have the facts of what is to be shared. Charles Spurgeon says “When we preach Christ crucified, we have no reason to stammer, or stutter, or hesitate, or apologize; there is nothing in the Gospel of which we have any cause to be ashamed.”
When we share Jesus with others, we are not introducing someone to a set of rules but to the One who is the Savior of the world (Luke 19:10).