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Powered by 4 - Apr. 6, 2011

  • 2011 Apr 06


No Doubt

today's reading.
Galatians 2:15-21    We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners...

think about it.
What is the conflict between Paul and Peter? How is a person justified (2:16)? What does this say about the usefulness of the law? How do we now live? What makes this possible? How do you see 2:19-20 at work in your own life?

the blog.
No one is justified or made right by obeying the law. It is only through faith in Jesus Christ that we can be justified. That message came through loud and clear in Galatians 2:15-21. And to emphasize this point even more, verse 21 says "for if righteousness were through the law, then Christ died for no purpose."

So many people today think that they're on their way to heaven because in their eyes, they're a "good" person. They have a job, pay their taxes, they help their neighbor, give to charity, go to church…and the list goes on and on. But no matter how large that list of good things done is, it can never get them to heaven

So how will you use this passage to explain Jesus Christ and the importance of placing faith in Him to others? Tami W.

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