There are some nice verses in James 1:21, "Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls." It uses the word 'engrafted' here, but actually to get in faithfulness, back to the Greek word where it came from. I asked our Korean friends and they said in the Korean Bible it is implanted, and I asked Alan and he said in Spanish it is implanted, and most other translations it says implanted. And this is just a nice simple summary of the parable of the sower and the seed: with meekness - which is just brokenness - for us to become like broken soil and to receive the implanted word within us, and just put out all the rubbish and then with humbleness, meekness, brokenness receive this word in us which is able to save your souls.
Now that's the gospel, isn't it; …
1 Corinthians 15, 3-4
1 Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;
2 By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
1 Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead
2 And all the brethren which are with me, unto the churches of Galatia:
3 Grace be to you and peace from God the Father, and from our Lord Jesus Christ,
4 Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father:
5 To whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
6 I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel:
7 Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ.
8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.
9 As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.
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