Tag Archives: Paul

Christ-like Humility

In Philippians 2 the Apostle Paul challenges believers to be like minded with Christ who set the bar pretty high in terms of humility. Jesus himself taught and preached on humility. Our goal, just like Jesus and Paul, is to … Continue reading

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Resurrection Power

Apologies regarding the Easter sermon. Another person, with the best of intentions, stopped the recording and I didn’t realize what happened until the end of the service. So here is a summary of what you missed.  The preaching of the … Continue reading

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Adopted by God

Last week we said that living under the Law is like being kept by a guardian until coming of age. Today we see how Christ redeems us from the Law, allowing us to become children of God (and if children … Continue reading

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Inheritance of Faith

As I’ve said, the theology is thick in the middle of Galatians. The promises made to Abraham were fulfilled in Christ. In the meantime the Law was given, not to make us to righteous but to act as a guardian … Continue reading

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The Spirit Comes by Faith

As proof that we are justified by faith and not the Law, Paul asks by how we receive the Spirit. The Galatian Christians had already received the Holy Spirit by faith in Jesus Christ. There is no reason to go … Continue reading

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Called by God

Continuing in Galatians 1, Paul’s apostleship was not conferred by man nor did he receive the gospel from any man. Recall from Acts that Paul was called by God on the Damascus Road and had a personal encounter with Jesus … Continue reading

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No Other Gospel

We are beginning a sermon series in Galatians. Paul begins by reminding the Galatian churches that there is no other gospel than the one they received.

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Walk in Love

 “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” This is a great mystery, but I speak concerning Christ and the church. -Ephesians 5:31-32 The New … Continue reading

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Standing on the Promise

October 25, 2015     |     text: Galatians 3:1-14 Paul wrote his letter to the Galatain churches to address a crisis; after he had been there and preached the Gospel, which many received, a group of Jewish Christians … Continue reading

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