The Way In, and the Way On

Passage: Galatians 3:1-9 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Overview In Galatians 3:1-9, Paul rebukes the Galatians sharply, because they had turned from a posture of faith (trusting dependence upon Christ), to trusting in their own record. Though they had “begun by the Spirit”, he says, they were now seeking to be “perfected…

Mind Your Table Manners

Passage: Galatians 2:11-16 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Overview In Galatians 2:11-16, Paul describes an incident in Antioch where the truth of the gospel was undermined—this time by the actions of an apostle himself (Peter)!  What happened there, and why was Paul so angry about it, even to the point of “opposing…

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