Adoption: Sonship Secured

Galatians 3:26-4:7 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 26 For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. 27 For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. 28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is [a]neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 29 And if you [b]belong to Christ, then you […]

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The Law in the Life of the Gospel

Galatians 3:19-25 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 19 Why the Law then? It was added [a]because of transgressions, having been ordained through angels by the [b]agency of a mediator, until the seed would come to whom the promise had been made. 20 Now a mediator is not [c]for one party only; whereas God is only one. 21 Is the Law then contrary to the promises of God? May it never be! For if […]

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God’s Everlasting Promise

Galatians 3:6-18 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 6 [a]Even so Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness.7 Therefore, [b]be sure that it is those who are of faith who are sons of Abraham.8 The Scripture, foreseeing that God [c]would justify the [d]Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, “All the nations will be blessed in you.” 9 So then those who are of […]

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Getting the Most from the Gospel

Galatians 3:1-5 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Faith Brings Righteousness 3 [a]You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified? 2 This is the only thing I want to find out from you: did you receive the Spirit by the works of [b]the Law, or by [c]hearing with faith? 3 Are you so foolish? Having begun [d]by the Spirit, are […]

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Saved from sin, not to sin!

Galatians 2:16-21 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 16 nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of [a]the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of [b]the Law; since by the works of [c]the Law no [d]flesh will be […]

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Gospel Always Wins!

Galatians 2:1-10 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Council at Jerusalem 2 Then after an interval of fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus along also. 2 [a]It was because of a revelation that I went up; and I submitted to them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but I did so in private to those who were of […]

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God’s Amazing Grace

Galatians 1:10-24 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 10 For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ. Paul Defends His Ministry 11 For I would have you know, brethren, that the gospel which was preached […]

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Don’t Mess With the Gospel

Galatians 1:6-9 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Perversion of the Gospel 6 I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you [a]by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel; 7 which is really not another; only there are some who are disturbing you and want to distort the gospel of Christ. 8 But even if we, or an angel from heaven, should preach […]

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Truth For Today

Galatians 1:1-5 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Introduction 1 Paul, an apostle (not sent from men nor through the agency of man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead), 2 and all the brethren who are with me, To the churches of Galatia: 3 Grace to you and peace from [a]God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave Himself for our […]

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Celebration in Christ

Mark 2:18-22 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 18 John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting; and they *came and *said to Him, “Why do John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but Your disciples do not fast?” 19 And Jesus said to them, “While the bridegroom is with them, [a]the attendants of the bridegroom cannot fast, can they? So […]

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