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Derek Thomas
Paul’s letter to the churches of Galatia seems to burst on the reader like a sudden storm. The issues it raises still generate controversy, even after two thousand years of church history. In large measure this is because what was at stake when Paul wrote was the gospel itself. The question of wheth... (more)
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THE ESSENCE OF THE GOSPEL The Galatians had come to Christ by faith—powerless to win God's favor apart from His saving mercy. But certain people were saying, "In order to keep His favor, you have to maintain His standards by your own efforts." To safeguard the essence of the gospel, the Apostle Pa... (more)
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Rob Wynalda
Why the 17:18 series? In Deuteronomy 17, Moses is leaving final instructions concerning the future of Israel. As a prophet of God, Moses foretells of when Israel will place a king over the nation (v. 14). In verse 18, the king is commanded to not simply acquire a copy of the law (the entire book of ... (more)
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Andrews, Edgar
Paul’s epistle to the Galatians can be summarized by one simple question: What is the gospel? What is the real gospel, as opposed to false gospels or (to use Paul’s own terminology) perverted gospels? One recent commentator has written, ‘Historically, Galatians has been foundational for many forms o... (more)
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Jensen, I L.
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Peter Barnes
Of all Paul’s letters, the epistle to the Galatians is undoubtedly his most fiercely worded, more so even than the two Corinthian letters. The problem in the churches in Galatia was that they had heard the gospel from the great apostle Paul, but then proceeded to modify it. A little poison in the cu... (more)
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Ann Jervis
Paul's letter to the Galatian churches is among the most riveting, personal, and rich of the apostle's writings. It arose in the midst of a crisis situation in which Paul is battling with "Judaizers" over the loyalty and doctrine of the Gentile Galatians. Ann Jervis provides delightful insights into... (more)
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Philip Graham Ryken
The book of Galatians was written for recovering Pharisees. By trying to base their standing before God on their spiritual performance in keeping the law, the Galatians were in danger of distorting the grace of God. They needed to hear again the liberating message of the gospel, that we are not just... (more)