The Gospel Alone is the Power of God

This gospel message (the Power of God), is the ability of God to cut the heart with the message of Jesus Christ having risen as Savior, from the dead. This gospel affirmed by this blog is now specifically focused on Jewish people and many Mediterranean and Latino people who have Jewish ancestry and don't know it, per the prophesy in Romans 11 spoken of by Paul, the Apostle of Jesus Christ. All who are given the grace to hear this gospel message are the chosen ones. The Gentiles who have not descended from Jacob are also spoken about in Luke 21:24:

Luke 21:24 says that the existence of Israel is a sign of the very last hours, as the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled. But, these words by Christ are not a defense of Dispensationalism. God still hates Zionism, and it is the enemy of Christ. The elect Jews will hear the gospel after 1948, when Israel was formed. Then the end shall come! And it is not based upon religion, but based upon descent.

The central theme of this blog remains this truth, that the Gospel of Christ is the sole power of God in those saved by divine election. This truth destroys the Protestant/Catholic Old Covenant law based teachings of Augustine, the Catholic who set the foundation for the Protestants, and the Protestant leaders to a man.

Luther, Calvin, Zwingli, the Puritans, Wesley and Whitefield, Charles Spurgeon, Billy Graham have been the primary Protestant leaders through history. Every single one of these teachers preached the power of law guilt in the process of salvation. Luther was an Augustinian monk!

Flee from their churches and realize that even among the so called New Covenant Theologians, there is simply no truth regarding the law. And, they all sell the gospel.

Even Jon Zens, who I helped "escape" the Puritan falsehood back in 1979-1980, is selling the gospel, and is not standing according to the truth of the gospel. And of course I have never been credited for showing Jon that Flavel saying one must stand in the way of grace was a false teaching opposed to the gospel, yet consistent with Protestantism. Not that I care for his credit. I only care for God's credit in Christ for that Day.

Even Calvin believed the law convicts and Luther believed the law humbles in necessary preparation for the gospel. This is FALSE DOCTRINE. You can't be saved if law guilt was your "conviction"! Everyone experiences natural conscience! Read on to see Peter's proper handling of the gospel.

The New Law of Christ is the Law of Faith, kept til the end of life from first justification which seals the believer for all eternity. The law of Moses is the law of sin and death, because it is only written on stone and not the heart. Keeping the Law of Faith is not sinless perfection, but it reckons faith as righteousness to the account of the elect.

So then, Flavel was not the only Protestant, ie follower of the Reformation, Calvin and Luther, to speak this way of false gospel The false doctrine of law conviction and the absurd free will approach to predestination is highlighted in their own words:

John Calvin-“That the whole matter may be made clearer, let us take a succinct view of the office and use of the Moral Law. Now this office and use seems to me to consist of three parts. First, by exhibiting the righteousness of God,—in other words, the righteousness which alone is acceptable to God,—it admonishes every one of his own unrighteousness, certiorates [informs], convicts, and finally condemns him. This is necessary, in order that man, who is blind and intoxicated with self-love, may be brought at once to know and to confess his weakness and impurity…(Institutes of the Christian ReligionII.vii.6-12)

Joseph Alleine - "Being thus prepared, on some convenient time set apart for the purpose, enter upon the work, and solemnly, as in the presence of the Lord, fall down on your knees and spreading forth your hands towards heaven open your heart to the Lord in these, or the like words: [a prayer three pages long follows]This covenant I advise you to make, not only in heart, but in word; not only in word, but in writing; and that you would with all possible reverence spread the writing before the Lord, as if you would present it to Him as your act and deed. And when you have done this, set your hand to it and sign it. Keep it as a memorial of the solemn transactions that have passed between God and you, that you may have recourse to it in doubts and temptations" (Alarm To The Unconverted [1671; Banner of Truth, 1976], pp. 117-120).

John Flavel - "Objection: But you have told us that no sinner can open his own heart, nor bow his own will to Christ? Answer: True, he cannot convert himself, but he may do many things in order to it, and which have a tendency to it, which he does not doIf it be not in your power to open your heart to Christ, it is in your power to forbear the external acts of sin, which set your heart the more against ChristObjection: [After all our striving] we may be Christless and hopeless when all is done. Answer: But yet remember, God may bless these weak endeavors, and give you his Almighty Spirit with them: nay, it is highly probable that he will do so; and is a strong probability nothing with you?" (Christ Knocking At the Door of Sinners' Hearts, pp. 58, 60).

George Whitefield - "Wait therefore at Wisdom's gates. The bare probability of having a door of mercy opened, is enough to keep you striving . . . You know not but you may be in the number of those few, and that your striving may be the means which God intends to bless, to give you an entrance in . . . For though after you have done all that you can, God may justly cut you off. Yet never was a single person damned who did all that he could" (Memories of George Whitefield, John Gillies [1834], sermon on John 16:8, p. 418).

Billy Graham- These feelings of guilt, Billy Graham once said, often spur people to seek out God’s grace. “Because you [feel guilty],” he wrote in his My Answer column, “you’ve taken your first step toward seeking God’s forgiveness.” In his book Peace With God, Mr. Graham wrote, “To have a guilty conscience cleansed, and to be free from its constant accusation is an experience, but it is not the cleansing of the conscience that saves you; it is faith in Christ that saves, and a cleansed conscience is the result of having come into a right relationship with God.” (Billy Graham Evangelical Website May 18, 2018.)


This is a false gospel. Period. The above men did not know Christ at the time those words were written! They were most likely not elect at all at any point in their lives. The gospel savingly cuts the heart, not the law.

The first three said they believed in the truth of Predestination. Billy Graham believed in Free Will. But it does not matter. Flee their wretched lie! Guilt accuses or excuses people who are with or without the law of Moses. But law guilt or natural conscience is NOT saving conviction. The purpose of the law of Moses was to point toward Christ as both the fulfillment of the law in life and the abolition of that law in death.

The Apostle Paul knew that sin was victorious over him as he studied the Law of Moses (Romans chapter 7). But that knowledge of the law of sin and death did nothing for him. Only the gospel on the Road to Damascus came to him and turned him from unbelief to God given faith (Acts chapter 9). The law of Moses is weak, powerless, and the guilt it causes is of no eternal consequence (Romans 8:3).

The purpose of the law, the types and shadows, is to teach of Christ. The law of Moses points to Christ.

People who are saved as elect are not looking for it. ( Isaiah 65:1)


The Gospel Convicts of Sin, the sin of unbelief. We see this happening in Acts Chapter 2:

36 “So let everyone in Israel know for certain that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, to be both Lord and Messiah!”
37 Peter’s words pierced their hearts, and they said to him and to the other apostles, “Brothers, what should we do?”
38 Peter replied, “Each of you must repent of your sins and turn to God, and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 
The gospel preached by Peter pierced their hearts. The gospel is the sword of the Spirit, not the law. Law conviction is not gospel conviction and is not saving! 

Truth is, it is not financially helpful to condemn the Protestants like I have. But you can only serve God or Mammon. Not both.

The gospel of Christ is all that is necessary as we see in Acts Chapter two. No law was needed. Same for Paul who took only the Gospel to the Gentiles. This is the doctrine upon which all others stand or fall.

Either you have been called by the gospel from unbelief, or you are still in your sins. There is no other way. The elect are few, fewer than can be imagined.

Keep in mind that Jon Zens understands that the law is both fulfilled by Christ's life and set aside by Christ's death on the cross. He understands that the hope of Israel is Christ. He understands from scripture that the law was a historic schoolmaster (Galatians 3:24) which spoke of Christ to the elect. But it is not a preparatory schoolmaster exacting a non saving guilty conscience. He sees that. But that knowledge Jon possesses in understanding scripture is not enough!

What is missing in Jon is the hatred of selling the gospel and the failure to completely disown the Protestants! Paul was approved because he did not sell the gospel! On Zen's Searching Together Magazine website he has a bookstore of Protestant and rare books for sale!

The non elect can understand from scripture that the law is not used for salvation as Protestants claim. They can understand from scripture that the there is a righteousness apart from the law, as Paul says.

However, they cannot understand the conviction of unbelief, the actual intervention of the gospel into the hearts of the elect! They cannot understand that which has not happened to them!

And even in 2018, Zens is promoting a book by another, Frank Viola. This book is ridiculous. It shouldn't be sold. The gospel is not for sale! Paul said so.

By the way, if a person is really called to be a Christian, where he or she is baptized makes no difference and the need to be rebaptized is FALSE. Yet in Viola's book, as a portion was shared by Zens, the need to be rebaptised is approved.

No, a really called person, no matter where he is baptised, is baptised!

Are you looking for a church? Try, and then forget it. Fellowship with believers, but if you cannot find someone who understands the gospel, do so online. Stand outside the gate with Christ, alone, if necessary.

I am here for you. I do not, purposely, seek out fellowship if fellowship is not to be found. I am 69 years old and have not found fellowship. I tried for years, and years. I hope to find fellowship but I am not holding my breath. This blog is my fellowship to you.

Few believe the truth of the gospel and are content not to sell it. And those few have not contacted me. My email is bgamall4 at yahoo dot com. My email is open for any to contact me with the testimony of Christ.

Please note, KJV fails to interpret this scripture correctly. Flee those who sell the gospel! 2 Corinthians 2:17: 


1Unlike so many, we do not peddle the word of God for profit. On the contrary, in Christ we speak before God with sincerity, as those sent from God. (NIV)

See also:

New Covenant Theology

and:

1646 First London Confession

and:

Luther and Menno: A Failure of Protestant and Anabaptist Doctrine

and:

How to Go to Hell: Believe in the Three Uses of the Law

and:

Charles Spurgeon Prince of Law Preaching

and:

Sephardic Bnei Anusim Hear This!




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