Category Archives: St Paul-Galatians

Gal.6 -“Payback time”

Superscription for this post refers to St. Paul’s warning, “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap (v.7)”. Personal culpability with regards to salvation compels us to look at faith carefully. … Continue reading

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Gal.5-“Hope of righteousness by faith”

Our hope as children of promise is to inherit the kingdom of God. Faith is the lingua franca that we employ in order to be inheritors of righteousness. It makes sense whether we speak of Kingdom of his dear Son … Continue reading

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Gal.4: “children of promise”

  We have an example of faith that is knowledge, mysterious in that no direct experience prepares you in its exercise. Predestination explains God having foreknown us. But how do God and man connect? Thinking outside the box perhaps gives … Continue reading

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Gal.3:14-29- “According to the promise”

“That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith”. Promise here we focus on is from God to Abraham. “And I will bless them that … Continue reading

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Gal.3:1-14 “faith”

O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you? Heresies are half truth as in the case of Arianism that we discussed … Continue reading

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Gal.3:1 -“Deception”

O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you? God as the creator of the heaven and the earth is the sovereign … Continue reading

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Gal.2:16-21 “by the faith of Christ”

What is the quality of sound that rings when we let Christ in us speak? What makes it understood as coming from Christ? “We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have … Continue reading

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Gal.2 “liberty in Jesus Christ”

We see in these first two chapters St Paul’s self defense on his apostleship. He would not let criticism of others weaken him; it was Christ in him that should answer those brethren and liberty in Christ was to let … Continue reading

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Gal.1:6-24 “to reveal his Son in me’

What is the meaning of witnessing? Have we not seen how nations send their accredited ambassadors who present themselves in their finery in the foreign countries? In their best the nations make a statement of sorts. Any discourtesy to him … Continue reading

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Gal.1:1-5 ‘the present evil world’

  Paul here declares his apostleship as coming from God. In the Acts we read the Holy Spirit expressly setting him apart for the ministry,. “Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as … Continue reading

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