Sermon Series
  • 1. Falling From Grace

    Contributed on Jan 3, 2008
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    Paul admonishes the churches in Galatia for so quickly abandoning the doctrine of grace.

    Galatians 1:1-10 “Falling from Grace” Background • Paul and Barnabas on their first missionary journey established churches in the cities of Antioch, Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe; these are located in the southern part of Galatia (Acts 13:14- 14:23). • Paul is writing to churches he had more

  • 2. The Gospel From Christ

    Contributed on Jan 3, 2008
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    Paul teaches that the gospel he preached was not received by man, but from Jesus Himself.

    Galatians 1:11-24 “The Gospel from Christ” • What we proclaim • What God can use. • Vv. 11-12 “I certify you” also said let me make this perfectly clear. • Paul often refers to this revelation (unveiling  wasn’t something that did not exist, but was previously unknown), the more

  • 3. Jerusalem Council

    Contributed on Jan 3, 2008
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    Paul recounts his trip to Jerusalem to defend his ministry to the Gentiles.

    Galatians 2:1-5 “Jerusalem Council” • Vs. 1 • Time o 14 years after his first trip to Jerusalem • Reason o Acts 13:42-49 (Began to preach to the Gentiles) o Isaiah 49:6; Luke 2:25-32 o Acts 15:1-4 • Companions o Barnabas (Acts 4:36-37; 9:26-27) o Titus • Vs. 2 Paul makes a more

  • 4. Jerusalem Council Cont.

    Contributed on Jan 3, 2008

    Paul’s ministry is received by James, Cephas and John, and he is accepted as an equal partner in the ministry of Christ.

    Galatians 2:6-13 “Jerusalem Council cont.” • Vs. 6 “These who seemed to be somewhat” is also translated those who were of high reputation, that is the other Apostles. o Why is Paul seemingly using a negative description of the other apostles? o Also in vs. 9 “who seemed to be more

  • 5. Paul Confronts Peter's Sin

    Contributed on Jan 3, 2008
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    Paul’s reaction to Peter’s sin is swift and just.

    Galatians 2:14-21 “Paul Confronts Peter’s Sin” 1. Paul’s Reaction (14) Vs. 14 • Peter, being an apostle, had an even greater responsibility to lead others uprightly (straight path) in the truth of the gospel. o Bible says, “To whom much is given much will be more

  • 6. Remember How You Received

    Contributed on Jan 3, 2008
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    Paul implores the Galatians to remember how they first received the gospel.

    Galatians 3:1-5 I. Remember How They Received The Son (1) Vs. 1 • “Foolish” does not mean not knowing, but more like not using your head. o The Galatian believers were not exercising their spiritual intelligence, or the truths that had been taught to them. o It was a lack of faith that more

  • 7. The Promise Vs. The Law

    Contributed on Jan 3, 2008
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    Paul argues that the Law of God does not make void the promise of God. It is the Law that leads us to His promise.

    Galatians 3:15-22 “The Promise vs. The Law” Background • Paul is anticipating a possible argument from the Judiazers in the churches in Galatia; or maybe it was a well known one he had come across before. o The acknowledged that salvation was by faith in Abraham’s time. o That all changed more

  • 8. The Purpose Of The Law

    Contributed on Jan 7, 2008
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    If the Law was not the means to salvation, then what is it’s purpose?

    Galatians 3:23-29 “The Purpose of the Law” Vs. 23 • “Before faith came.” o Definite article in the Greek before “faith”  the faith. o Before faith means before the fulfillment of the faith, that is the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ. • “shut up” o Means imprisoned, they were more

  • 9. A Return To Bondage

    Contributed on Jan 22, 2008
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    The key to keep from returning to our old ways is growing in our relationship with Christ.

    Galatians 4:8-11 “A Return To Bondage” I. Their Former Life (8) • Paul wants them to remember the time before they knew God that is before they came to have an intimate relationship with Him. • “When ye knew not God.” o Know – is a word that means to know intimately or have personal more

  • 10. A Time To Remember

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2008
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    During trying spiritual times its is important to remember where we came from, how we started out, and who we spend time with.

    Series: Galatians Text: Galatians 4:12-20 Title: “A Time To Remember” I. Remember Where We’ve Come From (12a) • I mentioned last week that Paul did not doubt their salvation, and here he reaffirms that truth. • “Be as I am” o Paul wants these believers to follow his example; he once more

  • 11. The Truth Of The Matter

    Contributed on Feb 13, 2008

    Paul continues to explore the depths of our salvation and justification in Christ.

    Series: Study of Galatians Text: Galatians 5:2-15 Title: “The Truth of the Matter” I. Righteousness By Faith (2-6) Vs. 2 • Again in the context of salvation, circumcision can not add to the redemptive work of Jesus on the cross. Acts 15:1 -- 1 Some men came down from Judea and began more

  • 12. Just Be Like Jesus

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2008
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    What does it mean to "walk in the Spirit" and how do we accomplish it?

    Series: Study of Galatians Text: Galatians 5:16-25 Title: “Just Be Like Jesus” I. The Spirit vs. The Flesh (16-18) Vs. 16 • “Walk” present active tense, so what Paul is saying is “to keep walking” in the Sprit and don’t ever stop. o Romans 6:12-14 o Romans 8:9-13 • What exactly more

  • 13. Bearing A Burden, Shouldering A Load

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2008
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    Our responsiblities to the body include discipline, encouragement, compassion, and commitment.

    Series: Study of Galatians Text: Galatians 6:1-5 Title: “Bearing a Burden, Shouldering a Load” I. Restoration (1) • “You who are spiritual.” o Those who are spiritually mature have a responsibility to the rest of the body. o That starts with getting involved in the lives of others, more

  • 14. As We Have Opportunity

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2008
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    Taking advantage of the opportunities that God has set before us; knowing that we get out of it what we put into it.

    Series: Study of Galatians Text: Galatians 6:6-10 Title: “As We Have Opportunity” I. Sharing (6) • On the surface it seems Paul is merely saying support those who teach the word, your pastor. o Which scripture clearly supports the idea of financially providing for the needs of the more

  • 15. Defining Spiritual Success

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2008

    Paul ends Galatians with a warning and two keys to spiritual success.

    Series: Study of Galatians Text: Galatians 6:11-18 Title: “Defining Spiritual Success” • Paul starts with a warning: Beware of Bragging (11-13) Vv. 11-12 • Beware of those people who like to boast of their successes; even their own spiritual growth and accomplishments. o That is not a more