The law of old is not gone. Today it abides side-by-side with our faith in Christ.
Our flesh want to move us away from faith in Christ to independence. Christ wants to move us away from the flesh-life of independence to voluntary dependence upon Him so that He can work through us.
Are we being led away from a gospel of grace to a law of works? If we are, what are we thinking?
As God’s children, our goal should be to glorify our father and enjoy Him forever. We can only do this by allowing Christ to live in us, and through us.
Without Christ, we are slaves to the law. With Christ, we find our freedom as we put our self-life behind us.
Paul reminds the Galatians of the importance of being fearless in our pursuit of grace over law.
In Paul’s introductory letter to the churches in Galatia, he lays a firm foundation of his reliability and authority to preach God’s message – a message we can still rely on today.
It is critical that we understand the difference between what is required for salvation and what is required to be a disciple. Salvation is a free gift of God; there is nothing we can do to earn it. Discipleship is an ongoing process of learning to follow Jesus through obedience. We then work for Jesus,…
Fake news is not new. It’s just another form of accusation. The Apostle Paul was accused of it when he preached that faith in Christ, not the Law, was the fulfillment of the Gospel. Turn to the first chapter of the book of Galatians.
An introduction to the book of Galatians and the Gospel of Grace.