Jesus took me to the end of myself. It was then, He began with me. Literally, the gospel brings you to the end of yourself and keeps you there.
The foundations of the Jesus "I knew" were shaken. My understanding of spiritual service and fervency experienced an earthquake. My spiritual compass was reset. A revelation of the Lord Jesus hit me and my life was never the same again.
The Gospel of Jesus Christ drowns all else in the Light of Jesus, not just because of His Promises, but because of Who He Is.
A distorted gospel produces a distorted faith in a distorted Jesus who provides a distorted hope.
...As far as Lord Jesus was concerned, His gospel was the most important message anyone could ever be concerned with. The message demanded absolute commitment. No demand from oneself, parents, siblings, spouses, or any associates, far or near was expected to supersede the allegiance to this cause...