The Gospel is the power of God unto salvation; if you get the Gospel wrong, then you get salvation wrong and when you get salvation wrong you get the rest of the council of God wrong. So the question is: "What is the Gospel?"
Have you experienced persecution for believing in Christ? Jesus prophesied that believers will be persecuted for their faith. In Mark 13:9 Jesus said that it is inevitable for the disciples
to be persecuted because of the message they proclaim.