The King Jesus Gospel by Scot McKnight
The Original Good News Revisited

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Contemporary evangelicals have built a "salvation culture" but not a "gospel culture." Evangelicals have reduced the gospel to the message of personal salvation. This book makes a plea for us to recover the old gospel as that which is still new and still fresh. The book stands on four arguments: that the gospel is defined by the apostles in 1 Corinthians 15 as the completion of the Story of Israel in the saving Story of Jesus; that the gospel is found in the Four Gospels; that the gospel was preached by Jesus; and that the sermons in the Book of Acts are the best example of gospeling in the New Testament. The King Jesus Gospel ends with practical suggestions about evangelism and about building a gospel culture.


About Scot McKnight

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Scot McKnight (PhD, Nottingham) is Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary, Lombard, Illinois. He is the author of several books, including the award-winning The Jesus Creed, The King Jesus Gospel, One.Life, and The Blue Parakeet, as well as Galatians and 1 Peter in the NIV Application Commentary series.
Published September 20, 2011 by Zondervan. 193 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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However, to those who might suspect foul play with regards to our salvation, McKnight makes explicit “Salvation—the robust salvation of God—is the intended result of the Gospel story about Jesus Christ that completes the story of Israel in the Old Testament.” Bravo McKnight, bravo.

Oct 28 2011 | Read Full Review of The King Jesus Gospel: The Or...


First of all, he is adamant that the gospel rooted in a story, and that: “[there] is no way to reduce [the gospel] to four points, and there is also no way to sketch the gospel in a minute or two” (148).

Dec 04 2011 | Read Full Review of The King Jesus Gospel: The Or...

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