Friday, September 30, 2016

Stand Fast - Galatians 4:24-5:1

In today's study, Paul continues to drive home the point that salvation is the result of the completed work of Christ and encourages his readers to stand fast in the liberty that has set us free from the condemnation of the Law.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

A Tale of Two Sons - Galatians 4:17-23

In today's study, Paul takes a look at two historical sons to prove that there is a big difference between living under Law which brings bondage verses living under Grace which brings freedom.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Speaking the Truth - Galatians 4:7-16

In today's study, Paul reminds them that they are no longer children under the Law, but have been declared joint-heirs with Christ through faith. He then acknowledges that many of them might find his words offensive as many so often do when we bring truth into the conversation.

Monday, September 26, 2016

All One In Christ - Galatians 3:21-4:6

Today, we see that Paul continues to emphasize that we are no longer under the Law, but have been made free through the promise of the coming Messiah, and now both Jew and Gentile, are one in Him.

Friday, September 23, 2016

The Purpose of the Law - Galatians 3:15-20

In today's study, Paul shows us that the purpose of the Law was to merely point out our sin. It was never meant to provide the solution. The solution can only come through the promised Messiah.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sons of Abraham - Galatians 3:1-14

In today's study, Paul continues to hammer home the point that we are saved by faith and not by the works of the Law. To prove this, he points out that Abraham was declared righteous long before the rite of circumcision.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

By Faith Alone - Galatians 2:11-21

In today's study, we see Paul rebuking Peter for his hypocrisy. He goes on to argue that keeping the works of the Law is not the way to salvation, but faith alone in the finished work of Christ.

Monday, September 19, 2016

No More Bondage - Galatians 2:6-10

In today's study, Paul acknowledges that he and the other apostles were indeed preaching the same gospel to both the Gentiles and to the Jews. He also says that it is a gospel of Liberty and not one of bondage that would place men back under the same Law that Christ came to free us from.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Liberty in Christ - Galatians 2:3-5

Today Paul talks about his visit to Jerusalem to discuss the issue of keeping the works of the law in order to be saved because some in the early church were teaching that it was necessary.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Walking In The Light - 1 John

I had another opportunity to teach at Calvary Chapel in Travelers Rest, South Carolina using 1 John 1 as my text.

Friday, September 9, 2016

The Same Gospel - Galatians 1:18-2:2

Today we continue our study by taking a closer look at Jesus' family and Paul's return to Jerusalem.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Times of Preparation - Galatians 1:15-17

Today we look at Paul's calling into the ministry and his time of preparation in the desert.

Friday, September 2, 2016

A Friend of God - Galatians 1:11-14

In today's study, we take a look at the conversion of the Apostle Paul and discuss his life before he met the Christ.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Bondservants of Christ - Galatians 1:8-10

In today's study, we see that men have a tendency to corrupt grace and the gospel. Therefore, we need to be careful to not do the same. We also see that we are each called to be volunteer servants of Christ.