Galatians 6 …. line upon line

6 Brethren, if a man be overtaken (surprised) in a fault (mistake), ye which are spiritual (have control over this behavior), restore (completely reformed) such an one in the spirit of meekness (being gentle); considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. (This example is the same as the temptation in the garden, where they were “beguiled”... Continue Reading →

Galatians 5 …. line upon line

5 Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free (from man-made traditions or religions) and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. (the traditions of paganism; the Oral-Law of tradition; the Mishnah or Pharisaic law) Matthew 11:28-30 “Come unto me, all ye that labor[1] and are heavy laden[2], and I... Continue Reading →

Galatians 4 … line upon line

4 Now I say, That the heir (Yeshua), as long as he is a child (underage [of accountability]), differeth nothing from a servant (fully devoted), though he be lord (in control) of all; 2 But is under tutors (one who is entrusted with an executive charge) and governors (a steward of the Gospel, its gifts, or its... Continue Reading →

Galatians 3 …line upon line

3 O foolish (unintelligent+carelessness) Galatians, who hath bewitched (amazed with false representations) you, that ye should not obey the truth (Torah), before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently (obviously) set forth (written about before), crucified among you? 2 This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law (salvation... Continue Reading →

Galatians 2:11-21 … Peters confliction

11 But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed. Peter was being convinced by the Circumcision Party of the need to follow Jewish ordinances and traditions of men in order to gain salvation. These people believed as they always had, Torah first and salvation second.... Continue Reading →

Galatians 2:1-10 … salvation 1st obedience 2nd

2:1 Then fourteen years after I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, and took Titus with me also. 2 And I went up by revelation (personal appearance), and communicated unto them (the assembly/people of Jerusalem) that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to them which were of reputation (those in high position {similar... Continue Reading →

Galatians 1:14-23 … dividing from the world

14 And profited (advanced) in the Jews' religion (the strict adherence of the Pharisees, the Talmud and Halacha) above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers. 15 But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace, Acts 9:15 “But... Continue Reading →

Introduction to Galatians

Galatia in southern Anatolia, the New Testament says that the churches of Galatia (Antioch of Pisidia, Iconium, Lystra and Derbe) were founded by Paul himself in Acts 16:1-8.  “Then came he to Derbe and Lystra: and, behold, a certain disciple was there, named Timotheus, the son of a certain woman, which was a Jewess, and... Continue Reading →

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