So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

Romans 10:17 (NKJV)

The Heart of the Gospel – Part 1

Three words that are the very heart of the Gospel
For Christ’s sake 
Foundation of mercy
Ephesians 4:32
Most important in prayer
John 16:23
Key to the Old Testament Scriptures
Acts 10:43
Key to divine healing
Acts 3:6
Password to the throne of Grace
Hebrews 4:16
Hebrews 8:1
Romans 8:34

If I die tonight and if God were to ask me, “why should I let a fellow like you into my kingdom?”

I would not plead my good works.
Matthew 7:21-24
I would not plead my righteousness.
Romans 7:18
Romans 8:8
Romans 3:20
I would not plead my faithfulness.
I would not plead my church membership.

Why is God the Father pleased and moved to forgive me for Christ’s sake?  

Because of who He is.
Matthew 3:17
Matthew 17:5
Isaiah 7:14
Isaiah 9:6
Philippians 2:5-9
Colossians 1:14
John 14:8-9
Luke 2:14, 10-11