Galatians 4:1-7

(Galatians 4:1-7) - Adoption as Sons Think of the implications of this...you and I are sons of God. I only say sons because of the imagery that Paul is choosing to invoke here based on the theological realities surrounding adoption and inheritance. In the first century, the first born son was the major focus of …

Advertisements

Galatians 3:17-29

(Galatians 3:17-29) - “For you are all one in Christ Jesus.” Paul reiterates his point...the law can’t save us, It can only point us to our need for salvation. God had a plan for the coming of Christ, and the law was put in place prior to his coming so that every person could be …

Galatians 3:1-16

(Galatians 3:1-16) - Faith brings righteousness Paul has made it clear...there's nothing that we can do to contribute to God's saving work for us. In order to be justified in the sight of Almighty God, we must completely trust in Him alone. There were people who attempted to sway others into thinking that Christ's sacrifice …

Galatians 2:15-21

(Galatians 2:15-21) - I have been crucified with Christ. The central message of Galatians isn’t more clearly stated than in these verses. We are justified by faith in Christ and not by works. And in that justification, there are some theological things that have taken place to our spiritual position as people. When we trust …

Galatians 2:7-14

(Galatians 2:7-14) - If not for the grace of God, there go I. If not for God’s Holy Spirit living in us, every one of us would be off the rails. If not for God’s amazing grace, each of us would still be in slavery to sin. If not for God’s active leading, we would …

Galatians 2:1-6

(Galatians 2:1-6) - Paul’s consistent message. Paul never wavered in the message that he preached. It was always the Gospel of Jesus Christ, by grace through faith alone for anyone who believes...Jew or Gentile. He wasn’t controlled by highly influential people in the church. He was controlled by the Holy Spirit. God told him to …

Galatians 1:18-24

(Galatians 1:18-24) - Paul shares his story For those who hadn’t yet become well acquainted with Paul, it would’ve been weird to hear him saying the things he was saying. He had developed a reputation, and him sharing his story of life change was necessary in order to remove suspicion about his motives. And not …