Category Archives: Galatians

Galatians: A Lesson from Acts, Part 5 (Some conclusions)

Hmm … There are just so many applications. Let’s start with — Grace Peter said, (Act 15:11 ESV)  11 “But we believe that we will be saved through the grace of the Lord Jesus, just as they will.” We don’t … Continue reading

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Galatians: A Lesson from Acts, Part 4 (Acts 15)

Chapter 15 — the Council in Jerusalem I’ve skipped Paul’s First Missionary Journey. He and Barnabas were sent by the congregation in Antioch to preach the gospel in Asia Minor. And as a result, they had many converts from among … Continue reading

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Galatians: A Lesson from Acts, Part 3 (Acts 11)

Chapter 11 — Peter defends his actions (Act 11:1-3 ESV) Now the apostles and the brothers who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.  2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the … Continue reading

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Galatians: A Lesson from Acts, Part 2 (Acts 10, part 2)

(Act 10:19-22 ESV)  19 And while Peter was pondering the vision, the Spirit said to him, “Behold, three men are looking for you.  20 Rise and go down and accompany them without hesitation, for I have sent them.”  21 And … Continue reading

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Galatians: A Lesson from Acts, Part 1 (Acts 10, part 1)

I’ve been asked to teach a combined class in support of the Galatians series of lessons, based on Acts 10, 11, and 15, that is, the chapters in which the apostles wrestle with how the Gentiles might become Christians. We covered some of that material … Continue reading

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Faith that Works: Paul Defends Himself in Galatians 2

Galatians 2 We’ve skipped some of my favorite parts of Romans, but covered quite a lot of the book, all in search of the answer to: If we’re saved by faith, why bother to obey? We now turn to Paul’s … Continue reading

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Galatians III:27- III:28, Review and Supplemental Material (Monday, July 23, 2012)

Galatians 3:26-27 Eight Week Monday July 23, 2012 We’re going to take a week to focus on these verses because they raise challenging questions about the role of women and baptism. Of course, in one week, we can hardly do … Continue reading

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Galatians III:27-28 Questions for Students (Tuesday, July 17, 2012 — Saturday, July 21, 2012)

Galatians 3:26-27 Seventh Week Tuesday July 17, 2012 We’re going to take a week to focus on these verses because they raise challenging questions about the role of women and baptism. Of course, in one week, we can hardly do … Continue reading

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Galatians III:1 – IV:7 Review and Supplemental Material (Monday, July 16, 2012)

Galatians 3:1 – 4:7 Seventh Week Monday July 16, 2012 (Gal 3:1 ESV) O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified.

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Galatians III:1-IV:7 Questions for Students (Tuesday, July 10, 2012 — Saturday, July 14, 2012)

Galatians 3:1 – 4:7 Sixth Week Tuesday July 10, 2012 (Gal 3:1 ESV)  O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified.

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