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Browsing "Galatians"

Galatians 1:5

Feb 2, 2016   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Galatians, Galatians 1, Writings  //  No Comments

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Wednesday, 2 February 2016

…to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen. Galatians 1:5

This doxology, which is affixed to his greeting and blessing, is unique to Paul’s epistles and it shows us what is on his mind. He is affixing it here for a specific reason. It is a continued rebuke to the Galatians for their having departed from the truth of the gospel.… Read the rest

Galatians 1:4

Feb 1, 2016   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Galatians, Galatians 1, Writings  //  No Comments

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Tuesday, 1 February 2016

…who gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, Galatians1:4

The opening clause of this verse lays out the tone for the rest of the epistle. It is the very thing which those in Galatia had forgotten or had intentionally set aside.… Read the rest

Galatians 1:2

Jan 30, 2016   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Galatians, Galatians 1, Writings  //  No Comments

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Saturday, 30 January 2016

…and all the brethren who are with me,
To the churches of Galatia: Galatians 1:2

Greek scholars very easily find a coldness in Paul’s words here which show his immense disapproval of the situation that he must address in regard to the churches of Galatia. First, he notes “all the brethren who are with me.” The way this is structured – “and the with me all brothers,” or as the Pulpit Commentary translates it, “and the brethren which are with me, one and all” gives an emphasis on the word “all.” As they say it, “…there is not one of those about him who does not feel the like grief and indignation as himself in reference to the news just now received.”

Further, it is to be noted that none of the brothers are highlighted as he so often names them in his other letters.… Read the rest

Galatians 1:1

Jan 29, 2016   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Galatians, Galatians 1, Writings  //  No Comments

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Friday, 29 January 2016

Paul, an apostle (not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised Him from the dead),… Galatians 1:1

The book of Galatians contains 149 verses of immensely important doctrine. It is a book which every Christian should read and take to heart, understanding that Paul’s words are doctrine for this Gentile-led church age.… Read the rest

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