How is the gospel tied to an inheritance?

The Gospel and Our Inheritance in Christ

Christ’s Inheritance

Christ’s inheritance is the promises made to the fathers. As the Seed to whom the promises were made, Christ righteously inherits the promises on our behalf. He is our representative who secures the inheritance for us. (Galatians 3:16, Hebrews 9:15, Ephesians 1:14)

The Focus of the Gospel

The Gospel is all about Christ and his role in securing our salvation and inheritance. Christ dealt with our sin to qualify us to share in the inheritance. (Romans 3:23-24)

Fulfilling God’s Purpose

God’s salvation is about fulfilling his purpose. It is to produce many sons in glory who are conformed to the image of his firstborn Son, form the Bride as his companion, and form the Body as his Fulness. These are people who were known by God from eternity past, and the entire universe was created so that they could be manifested. (Romans 8:29, Revelation 19:7-9, Ephesians 1:22-23, Ephesians 1:4, Romans 8:19)

As we embrace Christ and his role in our salvation (by believing the Gospel, we become part of God’s purpose and the fulfillment of his promises.

Outline:

  • I. Christ’s inheritance is the promises made to the fathers
  • II. Christ is the focus of the Gospel
  • III. God’s salvation is about fulfilling his purpose
  • IV. Christ’s inheritance is the fulfillment of God’s purpose

Keywords: Christ, inheritance, promises, Gospel, salvation, sons

I. Christ’s inheritance is the promises made to the fathers

  • Christ is the Seed to whom the promises are made (Galatians 3:16)
  • Christ is our representative who righteously inherits the promises on our behalf (Hebrews 9:15)
  • Christ secures the inheritance (Ephesians 1:14)

II. Christ is the focus of the Gospel

  • Christ deals with our sin to qualify us to share in the inheritance (Romans 3:23-24)

III. God’s salvation is about fulfilling his purpose

  • God’s purpose is to produce many sons in glory who are conformed to the image of his firstborn Son (Romans 8:29)
  • God’s purpose is to form the Bride as his companion (Revelation 19:7-9)
  • God’s purpose is to form the Body as his Fulness (Ephesians 1:22-23)
  • These are people who were known by God from eternity past (Ephesians 1:4)
  • God created the entire universe so that they could be manifested (Romans 8:19)

IV. Christ’s inheritance is the fulfillment of God’s purpose

  • Christ secures the inheritance for us as our representative (Hebrews 9:15)

       

Related Content:

BACK TO MAIN HUB

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top

We are proud to present the first version, and rest assured that even more exciting features are coming very soon.