Series 8

THE LETTER TO THE GALATIANS – by Francis Dixon

Study 1 INTRODUCTION TO THE LETTER

(Scripture Portion: Galatians 1: 1-5) Paul’s letter to the churches at Galatia was written in AD 57. He made two missionary journeys to Galatia, and it was during one of these that he founded the…

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Study 2 THE PURE DOCTRINE OF THE GOSPEL

(Scripture Portion: Galatians 1: 6-12) Martin Luther says that when Paul visited the Christians in Galatia, he taught them “the pure doctrine of the gospel”. The word “gospel” appears over and over again on the…

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Study 3 THE MARKS OF A GOOD TESTIMONY

(Scripture Portion: Galatians 1: 13-24) Paul was a great theologian and a great preacher, but he loved to give his testimony because he knew that there is a tremendous power in the word of personal…

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Study 4 JUSTIFICATION: BY FAITH OR BY WORKS?

(Scripture Portion: Romans 5: 1-11) The question asked in Job 25:4 is a tremendous one. How can man, who by nature is sinful (Romans 3:10), the enemy of God (Romans 5:10), condemned (John 3:18) and…

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Study 5 THE CROSS IN GALATIANS

  (Scripture Portion: 1 Corinthians 1: 17-25) What is meant by the expression “the cross”? – look up and compare 1 Corinthians 1:18; Philippians 2:8; 3:18 and Colossians 1:20. It does not refer to a…

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Study 6 THE HOLY SPIRIT IN GALATIANS

(Scripture Portion: Galatians 3: 1-29) In Galatians, the Holy Spirit is mentioned at least thirteen times –- look up Galatians 3: 2,3,5,14; 4: 6,29; 5: 5,16,17,18,22,25; and 6:8. Of course, the Holy Spirit is a…

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Study 7 WHEN, HOW AND WHY GOD SENT HIS SON

  (Scripture Portion: Galatians 4: 1-31) In Galatians 4:4-7, three facts about the incarnation of our Lord are emphasised. In Matthew 1:25-2:1; Luke 2:7 and John 1:1 and 14, we have the historical account of…

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Study 8 WHERE DID YOU GO WRONG?

(Scripture Portion: Galatians 5: 1-15) How very sad it is when one who has been truly converted turns back (Acts 7:39), backslides (Proverbs 14:14), becomes lukewarm (Revelation 3:16), and loses his first love (Revelation 2:4)!…

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Study 9 THE SINFUL NATURE VERSUS THE SPIRIT

(Scripture Portion: Galatians 5: 16-26) It was surely characteristic of the late Canon Guy King to entitle a sermon he once preached on Galatians 5:19-23 –- “From the Slum to the Orchard”! (Verses 19-21 describe…

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Study 10 OUR PROGRAMME, PERIL AND PROSPECT

(Scripture Portion: Galatians 6: 1-9) In this concluding study we are to consider one of the great dangers which faces us as Christians and as Christian workers, namely, that of weariness which causes us to…

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