The whole armor of God: GOOD NEWS

MESSAGE TO THE HEALED: HOW TO PUT ON THE ARMOR OF GOD? The third piece of the full armor of God : “and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace” (Ephesians 6:15)

GOOD NEWS OF JESUS CHRIST (MESSIAH) SAVES THE PERISHING, SETS FREE THE CAPTIVES, HEALS THE SICK, DELIVERS THE POOR AND OPPRESSED AND SUFFERING.

Ephesians 6:15 (AMP) | In Context | Whole Chapter 15 And having shod your feet in preparation [to face the enemy with the firm-footed stability, the promptness, and the readiness produced by the good news] of the Gospel of peace.

GOOD NEWS AS PROCLAIMED, TAUGHT AND DEMONSTRATED BY JESUS (teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news (the Gospel) of the kingdom and curing all kinds of disease and every weakness and infirmity)

Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord [is] upon Me, because He has anointed Me [the Anointed One, the Messiah] to preach the good news (the Gospel) to the poor; He has sent Me to announce release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to send forth as delivered those who are oppressed [who are downtrodden, bruised, crushed, and broken down by calamity], In Context | Full Chapter |
Matthew 4:23 And He went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and preaching the good news (Gospel) of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every weakness and infirmity among the people. In Context | Full Chapter |

Matthew 9:35 And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news (the Gospel) of the kingdom and curing all kinds of disease and every weakness and infirmity. In Context | Full Chapter |

Matthew 11:5 The blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed (by healing) and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up and the poor have good news (the Gospel) preached to them. In Context | Full Chapter |

Matthew 24:14 And this good news of the kingdom (the Gospel) will be preached throughout the whole world as a testimony to all the nations, and then will come the end. In Context | Full Chapter |

Matthew 26:13 Truly I tell you, wherever this good news (the Gospel) is preached in the whole world, what this woman has done will be told also, in memory of her. In Context | Full Chapter |

GOOD NEWS AS PREACHED AND WITNESSED BY THE APOSTLES AND DISCIPLES

Acts 5:42 Yet [in spite of the threats] they never ceased for a single day, both in the temple area and at home, to teach and to proclaim the good news (Gospel) of Jesus [as] the Christ (the Messiah). In Context | Full Chapter |
ACTS 8:5-8 PHILIP THE DEACON’S WITNESSING GOOD NEWS (proclaimed Jesus the Messiah, performed miracles and wonders, healing and delivering people from sickness and oppression and demonization. Result: great rejoicing ! )
8:5 Philip [the deacon, not the apostle] went down to the city of Samaria and proclaimed the Christ (the Messiah) to them [the people]; And great crowds of people with one accord listened to and heeded what was said by Philip, as they heard him and watched the miracles and wonders which he kept performing [from time to time]. For foul spirits came out of many who were possessed by them, screaming and shouting with a loud voice, and many who were suffering from palsy or were crippled were restored to health. And there was great rejoicing in that city.

Acts 8:12 But when they believed the good news (the Gospel) about the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ (the Messiah) as Philip preached it, they were baptized, both men and women. In Context | Full Chapter |

Acts 8:40 But Philip was found at Azotus, and passing on he preached the good news (Gospel) to all the towns until he reached Caesarea. In Context |

Acts 10:36 You know the contents of the message which He sent to Israel, announcing the good news (Gospel) of peace by Jesus Christ, Who is Lord of all— In Context | Full Chapter |

Acts 11:20 But there were some of them, men of Cyprus and Cyrene, who on returning to Antioch spoke to the Greeks also, proclaiming [to them] the good news (the Gospel) about the Lord Jesus. In Context | Full Chapter |

Acts 13:32 So now we are bringing you the good news (Gospel) that what God promised to our forefathers, In Context | Full Chapter |

Acts 14:15 Men, why are you doing this? We also are [only] human beings, of nature like your own, and we bring you the good news (Gospel) that you should turn away from these foolish and vain things to the living God, Who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and everything that they contain. In Context | Full Chapter |

Acts 14:21 When they had preached the good news (Gospel) to that town and made disciples of many of the people, they went back to Lystra and Iconium and Antioch, In Context | Full Chapter |

Acts 15:35 But Paul and Barnabas remained in Antioch and with many others also continued teaching and proclaiming the good news, the Word of the Lord [concerning the attainment through Christ of eternal salvation in God’s kingdom]. In Context | Full Chapter |

ACTS 20 20 How I did not shrink from telling you anything that was for your benefit and teaching you in public meetings and from house to house,

21 But constantly and earnestly I bore testimony both to Jews and Greeks, urging them to turn in repentance [that is due] to God and to have faith in our Lord Jesus Christ [that is due Him].

24 But none of these things move me; neither do I esteem my life dear to myself, if only I may finish my course with joy and the ministry which I have obtained from [which was entrusted to me by] the Lord Jesus, faithfully to attest to the good news (Gospel) of God’s grace (His unmerited favor, spiritual blessing, and mercy). In Context | Full Chapter |

ACTS 13:37-39 THE GOOD NEWS TO JEWS

37 But He Whom God raised up [to life] saw  no corruption [did not experience putrefaction and dissolution of the grave]. 38 So let it be clearly known and understood by you, brethren, that through this Man forgiveness and removal of sins is now proclaimed to you; 39 And that through Him everyone who believes [who acknowledges Jesus as his Savior and devotes himself to Him] is absolved (cleared and freed) from every charge from which he could not be justified and freed by the Law of Moses and given right standing with God.

THE GOOD NEWS TO ALL

Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the Gospel (good news) of Christ, for it is God’s power working unto salvation [for deliverance from eternal death] to everyone who believes with a personal trust and a confident surrender and firm reliance, to the Jew first and also to the Greek, In Context | Full Chapter | Romans 15:19 [Even as my preaching has been accompanied] with the power of signs and wonders, [and all of it] by the power of the Holy Spirit. [The result is] that starting from Jerusalem and as far round as Illyricum, I have fully preached the Gospel [faithfully executing, accomplishing, carrying out to the full the good news] of Christ (the Messiah) in its entirety. In Context | Full Chapter |

HOW TO USE THIS ARMOR ? CONSTANTLY EQUIP AND RENEW YOUR THOUGHT LIFE AND HELP OTHERS TO DO THE SAME!
2 Timothy 2: Think over these things I am saying [understand them and grasp their application], for the Lord will grant you full insight and understanding in everything. Constantly keep in mind Jesus Christ (the Messiah) [as] risen from the dead, [as the prophesied King] descended from David, according to the good news (the Gospel) that I preachStudy and be eager and do your utmost to present yourself to God approved (tested by trial), a workman who has no cause to be ashamed, correctly analyzing and accurately dividing [rightly handling and skillfully teaching] the Word of Truth.
1 Thessalonians 3:2 And we sent Timothy, our brother and God’s servant in [spreading] the good news (the Gospel) of Christ, to strengthen and establish and to exhort and comfort and encourage you in your faith,
GOOD NEWS SETS FREE THE CAPTIVES!
GOOD NEWS SETS FREE THE CAPTIVES!
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