Galatians (7) — Spirit-Led Freedom

Throughout history, there have been a handful of men who have stood out because of their ability to speak, men whose message and personality have so commanded the attention of others that they were able to shape history. Abraham Lincoln was one of those men. So was Winston Churchill. And so was Martin Luther King,…

Galatians (6) — Children of God

We’re going to continue in our study of the book of Galatians this morning, but I want to begin by quoting what I believe is one of the greatest passages in all the Bible. It’s found in I John 3 where John writes, “See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we…

Galatians (5) — The Purpose of Law

For the past several weeks, we have been studying from Paul’s letter to the Galatians, which is centered around the theme of God’s grace.  And one of the things the things that we’ve seen is this tension between law and grace.  On the one hand, you have these Judaizers who are all about keeping the…

Building Bridges (3) — The Church

The Hebrew writer says that one of the main reasons we come together on the first day of the week is to “consider how to stir up one another to love and good works.” (Hebrews 10:24). Which is what the world needs to see when they look at us – love and good works. And I said last week that the best way for us to accomplish that is to…