What's the gospel in seven words? We asked theologians, pastors and others both to answer this question and to
expand on this in a few sentences. To see all the responses together as they're posted, bookmark this page. Add your own version here. --Ed.
become flesh, spirit roars, life transformed.
God's all-encompassing love enters the world in the
person of Jesus Christ, through the power of the Spirit. This love heals and
forgives us, renews the cosmos and calls us to a conversion from sinful
attitudes and practices to share in the divine life. In Jesus Christ God gives
the gift of Godself, offering light amidst darkness and inviting a response of
faith, hope and love. The Spirit comes to dwell in our hearts, empowering our