The word gospel literally means “good news” and occurs 93 times in the Bible, exclusively in the New Testament. In Greek, it is the word euaggelion, from which we get our English words evangelist, evangel, and evangelical. The gospel is, broadly speaking, the whole of Scripture; more narrowly, the gospel is the good news concerning Christ and the way of salvation!
The key to understanding the gospel is to know why it’s good news. To do that, we must start with the bad news. The Old Testament Law was given to Israel during the time of Moses (Deuteronomy 5:1). The Law can be thought of as a measuring stick, and sin is anything that falls short of “perfect” according to that standard.
Jonah and Jesus: Chapter 1
Jonah, the son of Amittai, was a “minor” prophet whose ministry coincided with the reign of Jeroboam II, King of Israel. The one reference…
Langley Gospel Hall History
We welcome you to read about the interesting 106 year history of the Langley Christian Assembly here in July’s edition of the Truth &…
Eternity! It occurs only once in the English KJV Bible in Isaiah 57:15. It means, “forever” or “perpetuity” or “of continuous existence”. Eternity is…
Coming to Visit?
First time visitor to Langley Gospel Hall? You are warmly welcomed to attend any of our scheduled meetings & programs. We would recommend you join us at 11:00 am Sunday for a cup of coffee and to meet some of our members socially.