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thought about it before, and I do not know.” We continued our conversation, me stating how I felt about it, and that was sort of the end of the conversation. Granted, my friend is only 16, but it did get me thinking about this question specifically and why we never ask this question. Fast forward to later on that week, and I had the same conversation with an older friend. Her response was very similar to my 16 year old friend. Again, I think it is a conversation that needs to be happening more often. Did Jesus preach the Gospel? He surely did preach the Gospel. iv
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Reflection I think this is a wonderful book and one that every believer should read. I have to be honest, when I first read the title, I thought to myself, “Great. Here we go again. Another book to tell me what I should believe.” But as it turns out, it was nothing like that. This book was a good one for me to reflect on and how I view the Gospel. For the majority of my growing up years, I was taught the Plan of Salvation and what that meant. It was you make a decision about accepting Jesus, you make sure people know about it, and then you live your life. There was no one checking in on me to see how my walk with Jesus was going, or how I was doing personally. There was no discipleship. That has saddened me the older I have gotten and this book has reiterated in my mind that the Gospel is about relationship/discipleship. What excites me about reading this book is how it as challenged me to become more intentional about sharing the Gospel in a way that shows our relationship with Jesus. There is not a particular weakness I see in the book. The author does come across as really strong in his belief and maybe can seem like this is the only way and not being open to some different ideas. All in all, I would highly
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