133 occurrences

'Good News' in the Bible

When one came to me with the news of Saul's death, in the belief that it would be good news, I took him and put him to death in Ziklag, which was the reward I gave him for his news:

Then they said to one another, We are not doing right. Today is a day of good news, and we say nothing: if we go on waiting here till the morning, punishment will come to us. So let us go and give the news to those of the king's house.

Make songs to the Lord, all the earth; give the good news of his salvation day by day.

Make songs to the Lord, blessing his name; give the good news of his salvation day by day.

You who give good news to Zion, get up into the high mountain; you who give good news to Jerusalem, let your voice be strong; let it be sounding without fear; say to the towns of Judah, See, your God!

See on the mountains the feet of him who comes with good news, giving word of peace! Keep your feasts, O Judah, give effect to your oaths: for the good-for-nothing man will never again go through you; he is completely cut off.

And Jesus went about all the towns and small places, teaching in their Synagogues and preaching the good news of the kingdom and making well all sorts of disease and pain.

The blind see; those who were not able to, are walking; lepers are made clean; those who were without hearing, now have their ears open; the dead come to life again, and the poor have the good news given to them.

Truly I say to you, Wherever this good news goes out in all the world, what this woman has done will be talked of in memory of her.

Now after John had been put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the good news of God,

Whoever has a desire to keep his life, will have it taken from him; and whoever gives up his life because of me and the good news, will keep it.

And truly I say to you, Wherever the good news goes out through all the earth, what this woman has done will be talked of in memory of her.

And the angel, answering, said, I am Gabriel, whose place is before God; I have been sent to say these words to you and to give you this good news.

And so comforting them with these and other words, he gave the good news to the people;

And answering them he said, Go back and give news to John of what you have seen, and the things which have come to your ears; the blind now see, those who had no power in their legs are walking, lepers are made clean, those who had no hearing now have their ears open, dead men come to life again, and the poor have the good news given to them.

And they went away, journeying through all the towns, preaching the good news and making people free from diseases in all places.

And it came about on one of those days, when he was teaching the people in the Temple and preaching the good news,

So they, having given their witness and made clear the word of the Lord, went back to Jerusalem, giving the good news on their way in a number of the small towns of Samaria.

So Philip, starting from this writing, gave him the good news about Jesus.

But Philip came to Azotus, and went through all the towns, preaching the good news, till he came to Caesarea.

But some of them, men of Cyprus and Cyrene, when they came to Antioch, gave the good news about the Lord Jesus to the Greeks.

And we are giving you the good news of the undertaking made to the fathers,

And having made a number of disciples through the preaching of the good news in that town, they went back to Lystra and Iconium and Antioch,

And when there had been much discussion, Peter got up and said to them, My brothers, you have knowledge that some time back it was God's pleasure that by my mouth the good news might be given to the Gentiles so that they might have faith.

And when he had seen the vision, straight away we made the decision to go into Macedonia, for it seemed certain to us that God had sent us to give the good news to them.

For which reason I have the desire, as far as I am able, to give the knowledge of the good news to you who are in Rome.

But they have not all given ear to the good news. For Isaiah says, Lord, who has had faith in our word?

As far as the good news is in question, they are cut off from God on account of you, but as far as the selection is in question, they are loved on account of the fathers.

By signs and wonders, in the power of the Holy Spirit; so that from Jerusalem and round about as far as Illyricum I have given all the good news of Christ;

Now to him who is able to make you strong in agreement with the good news which I gave you and the preaching of Jesus Christ, in the light of the revelation of that secret which has been kept through times eternal,

What then is Apollos? and what is Paul? They are but servants who gave you the good news as God gave it to them.

For even if you had ten thousand teachers in Christ, you have not more than one father: for in Christ Jesus I have given birth to you through the good news.

If others have a part in this right over you, have we not even more? But we did not make use of our right, so that we might put nothing in the way of the good news of Christ.

Even so did the Lord give orders that the preachers of the good news might get their living from the good news.

And to the Jews I was as a Jew, so that I might give the good news to them; to those under the law I was the same, not as being myself under the law, but so that I might give the good news to those under the law.

To those without the law I was as one without the law, not as being without law to God, but as under law to Christ, so that I might give the good news to those without the law.

But I give blows to my body, and keep it under control, for fear that, after having given the good news to others, I myself might not have God's approval.

Now I am going to make clear to you, my brothers, what the good news was which I gave to you, and which you took, and on which your faith is based,

Now if the good news says that Christ came back from the dead, how do some of you say that there is no coming back from the dead?

Now when I came to Troas for the good news of Christ, and there was an open door for me in the Lord,

And with him we have sent a brother whose praise in the good news has gone through all the churches;

For when, through this work of giving, they see what you are, they give glory to God for the way in which you have given yourselves to the good news of Christ, and for the wealth of your giving to them and to all;

For we have no need to make ourselves seem more than we are, as if our authority did not come as far as to you: for we came even as far as you with the good news of Christ:

So that we may be able to go on and take the good news to countries still farther away than you are, and not take credit for another man's work in making things ready to our hand.

For if anyone comes preaching another Jesus from the one whose preachers we are, or if you have got a different spirit, or a different sort of good news from those which came to you, how well you put up with these things.

Or did I do wrong in making myself low so that you might be lifted up, because I gave you the good news of God without reward?

Which is not another sort: only there are some who give you trouble, desiring to make changes in the good news of Christ.

As we have said before, so say I now again, If any man is a preacher to you of any good news other than that which has been given to you, let there be a curse on him.

Because I say to you, my brothers, that the good news of which I was the preacher is not man's.

And I went up by revelation; and I put before them the good news which I was preaching among the Gentiles, but privately before those who were of good name, so that the work which I was or had been doing might not be without effect.

But, quite the opposite, when they saw that I had been made responsible for preaching the good news to those without circumcision, even as Peter had been for those of the circumcision

But when I saw that they were not living uprightly in agreement with the true words of the good news, I said to Cephas before them all, If you, being a Jew, are living like the Gentiles, and not like the Jews, how will you make the Gentiles do the same as the Jews?

But you have knowledge that with a feeble body I was preaching the good news to you the first time;

And for me, that words may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make clear without fear the secret of the good news,

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain