Really Great News

Frank Friedmann



Hope in Jesus: The Really Great News of Christianity


Every day of our lives, we receive bad news: famine, climate change, wars, economic uncertainty, crime, and now a global pandemic. Bad news is everywhere.


GOD HAS COME TO OUR RESCUE WITH REALLY GREAT NEWS IN THE FINISHED WORK OF HIS SON JESUS.


Now think about that word “news”. That word typically means something that has happened that then gets reported by the media. The news is not something you and I are to do. you don't DO the news. You HEAR the news. That right there is why, what I'm about to tell you is good news.


God has done something really good for us, and we need to hear and receive what he has done. It's that simple. In fact, the apostle Paul said never lose the simplicity of this good news. Unfortunately, religion gets in the way.


RELIGION TAKES THE REALLY GOOD NEWS THAT GOD HAD ACCOMPLISHED FOR US AND MADE IT COMPLEX.


And when that becomes complex, it becomes bad news. The bad news is that religion took the focus off what Jesus has done and put it on us and what we need to do. In religion, there is always more to do more to do. And that's why religion is exhausting. Religion is a greedy monster.


I want to help you understand the simplicity of the gospel an