"This warning against the worship of the beast, or of his image, is the union of any professed Protestants with the civil power, and is the proclamation of the gospel, because as we have shown, religious legislation is the deadly enemy of the gospel."
As God inhabits eternity, so that all time is present with Him, so all His promises and blessings for men are in the present tense.
“There is but one thing in this world that a man needs and that is justification—and justification is a fact, not a theory. It is the gospel."
So we are fully assured that the Gospel is the making known of Christ in men. Or rather, the Gospel is Christ in men, and the preaching of it is the making known to men of the possibility of Christ’s dwelling in them.
The Lord has not two Gospels. Every sinner who is saved, Jew or Gentile after the flesh, will have been justified by faith, and to be justified by faith is to have the carnal mind taken away and be made a doer of the law, for that is the Divine definition of justification. (Rom. 2:13).
EGW to Brethren in Fresno 6-13-1889.
The preaching of Christ and Him crucified is the preaching of the power of God, and therefore it is the preaching of the Gospel, for the Gospel is the power of God.
He who implanted that desire is the only one who can satisfy it. God is manifested in Christ, and Christ is indeed “the desire of all nations” (Haggai 2:7), although there are so few who will believe that in Him alone is there perfect rest and satisfaction.
“Fear not; for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord” (Luke 2:10, 11).