In his letter to the Galatians, Paul argues that there is one voice to listen to above all others and that is the voice that speaks the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Resources: Study Questions, Maps, Outlines & Background
Teacher: Krisan Marotta on September 14, 2011. Paul opens Galatians by claiming you can recognize the true gospel by its source (divine revelation), its substance (grace based on the cross) and its result (freedom).
Teacher: Krisan Marotta on September 14, 2011, The gospel comes by revelation from God. Therefore, it is trustworthy. We can stake our lives on it.
Teacher: Krisan Marotta on September 21, 2011. Why does the Apostle Paul broadcast his conflict with the Apostle Peter in an open letter to multiple churches? What did he expect the Galatians to learn from it and what can we learn today?
Teacher: Krisan Marotta on September 28, 2011. Paul’s first two arguments for justification by faith alone
Teacher: Krisan Marotta on October 5, 2011. Paul argues that God made a promise to Abraham, but the Law which came later was a deal. And the deal does not nullify the promise.
Teacher: Krisan Marotta on October 12, 2011. As part of his answer to the question, “why the law”, Paul argues that having learned the lesson the Law was meant to teach we should “graduate” to the spiritual maturity of faith.
Teacher: Krisan Marotta on October 19, 2011. Paul’s relationship with the Galatians teaches us 5 principles of biblical leadership.
Teacher: Krisan Marotta on October 26, 2011. Two sons. Same father, different mothers. Only one inherited the promise.
Teacher: Terri Weiser on November 2, 2011. You can’t mix and match law and grace. No compromise is possible.
Teacher: Terri Weiser on November 9, 2011. What sort of freedom is Christian freedom? What does it mean to “walk by the Spirit” or “crucify the flesh”?
Teacher: Terri Weiser on November 16, 2011. Loving our neighbor and reaping what we sow
Teacher: Terri Weiser on November 30, 2011 Do we boast in the cross or something else?
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