Some Thoughts on What the Gospel is and is Not

I came across this great quote in a larger interview with Carson in regard to How Do We Work for Justice and Not Undermine Evangelism?

To preach moral duty without the underlying power of the gospel is moralism that is both pathetic and powerless; to preach a watered-down gospel as that which tips us into the kingdom, to be followed by discipleship and deeds of mercy, is an anemic shadow of the robust gospel of the Bible; to preach the gospel and social justice as equivalent demands is to misunderstand how the Bible hangs together.-D.A. Carson

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