Brief Summary Of Paul's Letter To Galastia

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Paul begins his his letter by introducing himself and sends greeting to the church in Galatia. Then, he dives right in by asking why the church is letting others distort the gospel that Paul has given them. He then goes onto say that this gospel is directly from God, and he can prove that through his own conversion to Christianity. He writes a brief summary of how Jesus called him to turn from his evil ways, on the road to Damascus. Paul continues by talking about how he met the apostles in Jerusalem to show them how he was preaching the gospel to the Gentiles. The Apostles accepted Paul, and they both continued to preach to the groups that they felt called to. Although, in Antioch, Paul confronted Cephas about that fact that he ate with Gentiles until other Jews showed up; this was true for many of the Jewish leaders. Paul called this hypocrisy, and stated that all are sinners and are only justified by Christ. Paul uses this as an example to call out the church in Galatia; faith in Christ in the only way to be justified, not by works of the Law. God 's promise to bless Abraham 's seed meant that all people were going to be saved through Jesus. The Law was there as a guardian, until Jesus came. Paul can 't understand why the Galatians want to go back to the strict rules of the Law, when they …show more content…
Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.” This verse stood out to me because I believe that our culture puts a lot of importance on impressing other. But, as Christians, we are called to be set apart from the world so that people can see the light of Jesus in us.
Galatians 5:7 “You were running a good race. Who cut in on you to keep you from obeying the truth?” This metaphor, for our walk with Christ, is really powerful. It will take strength and endurance to reach the end, but it the prize of the Kingdom will be well worth

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