The Book of Galatians

The Book of Galatians

The Household of Faith

Galatians 6:1-10 Seek Restoration Sin is a reality in any church On this side of heaven Church Authority is assumed  Leaders have the ability to include and exclude.  The congregation is under some form of authority who are to work to guard the church and keep it healthy. Church Discipline is practiced Matthew 18 deals with how we should confront one another when there is sin and disunity in the church.  How do you respond to sin?   1. Unforgiveness, anger,…

Spiritual Fruit

Galatians 5:16-26 Walk by the Spirit   2. Bear Fruit   3.  Crucify the Flesh 1. Walk By The Spirit (16-18) What does the Holy Spirit do? The Holy Spirit Saves He is the primary agent working in salvation John 3:5-6 – Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. 6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is…

Freedom by Promise

Galatians 4:21-31 6 arguments against legalism from Galatians so far…  Freedom argument (The law stifles us, chains us, condemns us.  Grace brings freedom) Curse Argument (the law is a burden for all, Christ became a curse)  Historical Argument (Abraham justified by faith) Sonship Argument (we are children of God through faith in Christ, not works of the law) Immaturity Argument (only an infant wants what will truly be harmful to them – Grow up) Heirs Argument (we will be inheriters…

There Is A Future for You

Galatians 3:29 – 4:7 We Were Saved from a Future of Slavery Romans 6:18 Romans 6:14 We Were Given a Future Inheritance Ephesians 1:13-14 1st Peter 1:3-4 We Belong to a Future Family Romans 8:15  

Crucified With Christ

Galatians 2:11-21               2 main arguments against the gospel Paul is preaching to the Gentiles.   1. There is no way that Justification is by Christ alone, because that would undo the law, and we know that the law is holy, and given to us by God.  2. If you preach Christ alone justifies us apart from the law, then people will give themselves over to sin.  Luke 6:46 Live Like Christ 1st Peter 2:21…

Freedom for the Gentiles!

Galatians 2:1-10 The Gospel Must Be Preserved(1-3) John 19:28-30 The Gospel Brings Freedom (4-5) Romans 8:2-4 William Barclay – It is a great and neglected law of life that however right we happen to be there is nothing to be gained by rudeness.  There is never any reason why courtesy and determination should not go hand in hand. The Gospel Must be Shared With The Nations (7-10) Isaiah 49:6 Hosea 2:23 Habakkuk 2:14  

Counterfeit Gospels

Galatians 1:6-10 Galatians 3:13 Guarding the Gospel (6) Galatians 5:4 8 Counterfeits (7-9) 2nd Timothy 4:3 1. The Good-People Gospel 2. The Self-Help Gospel 3. The Optional-Jesus Gospel 4. The Prosperity Gospel 5. The Social Justice Gospel 6. The American Gospel 7. The Jesus-And Gospel 8. The Jesus-So Gospel We serve God, Not Man (vs 10) Ephesians 6:5-7 1st Corinthians 7:23  

The Glory of God in Galatians

Galatians 1:1-5 An Apostle from God (vs 1-2) Romans 1:16 2nd Corinthians 4:7 (Jesus + NOTHING = Salvation) (Jesus + ANYTHING = False teaching) Grace and Peace (vs 3) Colossians 1:19-20 For Glory’s Sake (vs 4-5) Isaiah 48:9-11 Ps 19:1 Isa 43:6-7 Eph 1:12-14