Galatians 3:19-25

The previous study proved that salvation has always been by faith — by promise — the unchanging promise Go gave to Abraham. The Law that was given centuries after the promise added nothing to the promise; nor could it take more »

Galatians 3:15-18

The Apostle Paul while writing to the Galatian church, informs them of the actual blessing for the Gentiles of the Abrahamic Covenant. He begins by instructing why the covenant is an everlasting covenant. He reminds the church how a last more »

Galatians 3:10-14

The Judaizers taught the Law was a means of justification. Paul countered this teaching quoting Deuteronomy 27:26 to show them that while trying to be justified by the law they were actually placing themselves under its curse. Jesus said in John more »

Galatians 3:1-9

Paul begins the doctrinal part of this letter with an expression of surprise mixed with indignation. Foolish does not indicate a lack of intelligence.  It refers to one who doesn’t use one’s powers of perception or doesn’t reason through a more »

Galatians 2:11-21

Paul’s independence from the other twelve apostles was seen beyond the church council in Jerusalem. Here in Galatians Paul described a rebuke he gave Peter at the church in Antioch. Under the Mosaic system certain foods were declared clean (approved more »

Galatians 2:1-10

Paul continued to show his independence from the twelve apostles during a visit to Jerusalem at the meeting of the church council (Acts15:1-29). Paul took Titus with him on this visit.

Galatians 1:11-24

Much, if not all Paul is writing to the Galatians they already knew. He was emphatically reminding them of what should have been settled in their hearts. They had been convinced of Paul’s apostleship and his message.

Galatians 1:1-10

Paul begins his letter to the Galatians by affirming his authority (v1). The Judiazers were injecting the opinion that Paul had no authority to preach to the Galatians. Their accusation that he was not a “true” apostle is met head-on with his own testimony. more »