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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read more

  • 4. Jerusalem Council Cont.

    Contributed on Jan 3, 2008
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    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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read more

  • 11. The Truth Of The Matter

    Contributed on Feb 13, 2008
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    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 ...read 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 ...read 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, ...read 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 ...read more

  • 15. Defining Spiritual Success

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2008
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    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 ...read more