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”

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 ‭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”

EPHESIANS 3:1-13

“When I think of all this, I, Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus for the benefit of you Gentiles… assuming, by the way, that you know God gave me the special responsibility of extending his grace to you Gentiles. As I briefly wrote earlier, God himself revealed his mysterious plan to me. As you readContinue reading “EPHESIANS 3:1-13”