GALATIANS‬ ‭6:14-17‬‬‬

“As for me, may I never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because of that cross, my interest in this world has been crucified, and the world’s interest in me has also died. It doesn’t matter whether we have been circumcised or not. What counts is whether we have beenContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭6:14-17‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭6:11-13‬‬‬

“Notice what large letters I use as I write these closing words in my own handwriting. Those who are trying to force you to be circumcised want to look good to others. They don’t want to be persecuted for teaching that the cross of Christ alone can save. And even those who advocate circumcision don’tContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭6:11-13‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭6:9-10‬ ‭‬‬

“So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. Therefore, whenever we have the opportunity, we should do good to everyone—especially to those in the family of faith.”‭‭ Galatians‬ ‭6:9-10‬ ‭NLT‬‬ As Paul has illustrated throughout hisContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭6:9-10‬ ‭‬‬”

GALATIANS 5:16-‬‭6:8 NLT‬‬

“So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves. The sinful nature wants to do evil, which is just the opposite of what the Spirit wants. And the Spirit gives us desires that are the opposite of what the sinful nature desires. These twoContinue reading “GALATIANS 5:16-‬‭6:8 NLT‬‬”

GALATIANS 6:6-8

‘Those who are taught the word of God should provide for their teachers, sharing all good things with them. Don’t be misled—you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant. Those who live only to satisfy their own sinful nature will harvest decay and death from that sinful nature. ButContinue reading “GALATIANS 6:6-8”

GALATIANS‬ ‭6:1-5‬‬‬

“Dear brothers and sisters, if another believer is overcome by some sin, you who are godly should gently and humbly help that person back onto the right path. And be careful not to fall into the same temptation yourself. Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ. If you thinkContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭6:1-5‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭5:16-18‬‬‬, 22-26

“So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves. The sinful nature wants to do evil, which is just the opposite of what the Spirit wants. And the Spirit gives us desires that are the opposite of what the sinful nature desires. These twoContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭5:16-18‬‬‬, 22-26”

GALATIANS‬ ‭5:16-21‬‬‬

“So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves. The sinful nature wants to do evil, which is just the opposite of what the Spirit wants. And the Spirit gives us desires that are the opposite of what the sinful nature desires. These twoContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭5:16-21‬‬‬”

GALATIANS 5:16-18

‘So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves. The sinful nature wants to do evil, which is just the opposite of what the Spirit wants. And the Spirit gives us desires that are the opposite of what the sinful nature desires. These twoContinue reading “GALATIANS 5:16-18”

GALATIANS‬ ‭5:13-15‬‬‬

“For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love. For the whole law can be summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” But if you are alwaysContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭5:13-15‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭5:7-12‬ ‭‬‬

“You were running the race so well. Who has held you back from following the truth? It certainly isn’t God, for he is the one who called you to freedom. This false teaching is like a little yeast that spreads through the whole batch of dough! I am trusting the Lord to keep you fromContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭5:7-12‬ ‭‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭5:7-12‬‬‬

“You were running the race so well. Who has held you back from following the truth? It certainly isn’t God, for he is the one who called you to freedom. This false teaching is like a little yeast that spreads through the whole batch of dough! I am trusting the Lord to keep you fromContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭5:7-12‬‬‬”

JEREMIAH‬ ‭31:31-34‬‬‬

““The day is coming,” says the Lord, “when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and Judah. This covenant will not be like the one I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand and brought them out of the land of Egypt. They broke that covenant, thoughContinue reading “JEREMIAH‬ ‭31:31-34‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭5:5-6‬‬‬

“But we who live by the Spirit eagerly wait to receive by faith the righteousness God has promised to us. For when we place our faith in Christ Jesus, there is no benefit in being circumcised or being uncircumcised. What is important is faith expressing itself in love.”‭‭ Galatians‬ ‭5:5-6‬ ‭NLT‬‬ The hardest part ofContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭5:5-6‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭5:1-4‬‬‬

“So Christ has truly set us free. Now make sure that you stay free, and don’t get tied up again in slavery to the law. Listen! I, Paul, tell you this: If you are counting on circumcision to make you right with God, then Christ will be of no benefit to you. I’ll say itContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭5:1-4‬‬‬”

GALATIANS 5:1

‘So Christ has truly set us free. Now make sure that you stay free, and don’t get tied up again in slavery to the law. ‘ Galatians 5:1 NLT In Christ, there is freedom. Freedom is not a lack of structure. In fact, it is all about structure. Specifically, freedom is the ability to defineContinue reading “GALATIANS 5:1”

GALATIANS‬ ‭4:21-31‬‬‬

“Tell me, you who want to live under the law, do you know what the law actually says? The Scriptures say that Abraham had two sons, one from his slave wife and one from his freeborn wife. The son of the slave wife was born in a human attempt to bring about the fulfillment ofContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭4:21-31‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭4:12-20‬‬‬

“Dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to live as I do in freedom from these things, for I have become like you Gentiles—free from those laws. You did not mistreat me when I first preached to you. Surely you remember that I was sick when I first brought you the Good News. ButContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭4:12-20‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭4:8-11‬ ‬‬

“Before you Gentiles knew God, you were slaves to so-called gods that do not even exist. So now that you know God (or should I say, now that God knows you), why do you want to go back again and become slaves once more to the weak and useless spiritual principles of this world? YouContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭4:8-11‬ ‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭4:1-7‬‬‬

“Think of it this way. If a father dies and leaves an inheritance for his young children, those children are not much better off than slaves until they grow up, even though they actually own everything their father had. They have to obey their guardians until they reach whatever age their father set. And that’sContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭4:1-7‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭4:1-7‬‬‬

“Think of it this way. If a father dies and leaves an inheritance for his young children, those children are not much better off than slaves until they grow up, even though they actually own everything their father had. They have to obey their guardians until they reach whatever age their father set. And that’sContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭4:1-7‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭3:23-29‬ ‭‬‬

“Before the way of faith in Christ was available to us, we were placed under guard by the law. We were kept in protective custody, so to speak, until the way of faith was revealed. Let me put it another way. The law was our guardian until Christ came; it protected us until we couldContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭3:23-29‬ ‭‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭3:19-22‬‬‬

“Why, then, was the law given? It was given alongside the promise to show people their sins. But the law was designed to last only until the coming of the child who was promised. God gave his law through angels to Moses, who was the mediator between God and the people. Now a mediator isContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭3:19-22‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭3:15-18‬ ‬‬

“Dear brothers and sisters, here’s an example from everyday life. Just as no one can set aside or amend an irrevocable agreement, so it is in this case. God gave the promises to Abraham and his child. And notice that the Scripture doesn’t say “to his children,” as if it meant many descendants. Rather, itContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭3:15-18‬ ‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭3:10-14‬‬‬

“But those who depend on the law to make them right with God are under his curse, for the Scriptures say, “Cursed is everyone who does not observe and obey all the commands that are written in God’s Book of the Law.” So it is clear that no one can be made right with GodContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭3:10-14‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭3:6-9‬‬‬

“In the same way, “Abraham believed God, and God counted him as righteous because of his faith.” The real children of Abraham, then, are those who put their faith in God. What’s more, the Scriptures looked forward to this time when God would make the Gentiles right in his sight because of their faith. GodContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭3:6-9‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭3:1-6‬ ‬‬

“Oh, foolish Galatians! Who has cast an evil spell on you? For the meaning of Jesus Christ’s death was made as clear to you as if you had seen a picture of his death on the cross. Let me ask you this one question: Did you receive the Holy Spirit by obeying the law ofContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭3:1-6‬ ‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭2:15-21‬ ‭‬‬

““You and I are Jews by birth, not ‘sinners’ like the Gentiles. Yet we know that a person is made right with God by faith in Jesus Christ, not by obeying the law. And we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we might be made right with God because of our faith in Christ,Continue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭2:15-21‬ ‭‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭2:15-21‬‬‬

“You and I are Jews by birth, not ‘sinners’ like the Gentiles. Yet we know that a person is made right with God by faith in Jesus Christ, not by obeying the law. And we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we might be made right with God because of our faith in Christ,Continue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭2:15-21‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭2:11-14‬‬‬

“But when Peter came to Antioch, I had to oppose him to his face, for what he did was very wrong. When he first arrived, he ate with the Gentile believers, who were not circumcised. But afterward, when some friends of James came, Peter wouldn’t eat with the Gentiles anymore. He was afraid of criticismContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭2:11-14‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭2:1-10‬‬‬

“Then fourteen years later I went back to Jerusalem again, this time with Barnabas; and Titus came along, too. I went there because God revealed to me that I should go. While I was there I met privately with those considered to be leaders of the church and shared with them the message I hadContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭2:1-10‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭1:11-23‬‬‬

“Dear brothers and sisters, I want you to understand that the gospel message I preach is not based on mere human reasoning. I received my message from no human source, and no one taught me. Instead, I received it by direct revelation from Jesus Christ. You know what I was like when I followed theContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭1:11-23‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭1:6-10‬‬‬

“I am shocked that you are turning away so soon from God, who called you to himself through the loving mercy of Christ. You are following a different way that pretends to be the Good News but is not the Good News at all. You are being fooled by those who deliberately twist the truthContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭1:6-10‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭1:6-10‬‬‬

“I am shocked that you are turning away so soon from God, who called you to himself through the loving mercy of Christ. You are following a different way that pretends to be the Good News but is not the Good News at all. You are being fooled by those who deliberately twist the truthContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭1:6-10‬‬‬”

GALATIANS‬ ‭1:1-5‬ ‭‬‬

“This letter is from Paul, an apostle. I was not appointed by any group of people or any human authority, but by Jesus Christ himself and by God the Father, who raised Jesus from the dead. All the brothers and sisters here join me in sending this letter to the churches of Galatia. May GodContinue reading “GALATIANS‬ ‭1:1-5‬ ‭‬‬”