Jeremiah Burroughs: What is the gospel?

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The Gospel of Christ in general is this: It is the good Tidings that God hath revealed concerning Christ, This hath come unto your ears, the good Tidings concerning Christ, for so the word [Gospel] the Greek word signifies nothing else but the good Tidings; the good Tidings that comes from Heaven unto you concerning Jesus Christ, that’s the Gospel of Christ.

More largely it is this, As all Mankind were lost in Adam, & become the children of wrath, put under the sentence of death, God though he left his fallen Angels, and hath reserved them in the chains of eternal darkness, yet he hath thought upon the children of men, he hath provided a way of atonement to reconcile them to himself again. Namely, the second Person in Trinity takes man’s nature upon him, and becomes the Head of a second Covenant, standing charged with man’s sin, and to answer for it in a way of suffering what the Law and Divine Justice required, and for making satisfaction, and keeping the Law perfectly, which satisfaction and righteousness he tenders up unto the Father as a sweet savour of Rest for the souls of those that are given to him[.] ...

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