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Galatians

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13 July 2016 7:30 PM Gal 121
12 July 2016 7:30 PM Gal 120 **4 minute delay at the beginning**
06 July 2016 7:30 PM Gal 119 **5 minute delay at the beginning** Gal 119 Gal 5:13 God calls us to salvation, service and glory; liberty and freedom are for a purpose; the "one anothers" in scripture
05 July 2016 7:30 PM Gal 118 **5 minute delay at the beginning** Gal 118 Gal 5:13 liberty in Jesus Christ is freedom from slavery to legalism and sin for the purpose of serving God and one another
29 June 2016 7:30 PM Gal 117 Gal 5:11-12 cross of Christ is offensive to religion; Paul says he is still persecuted because he preaches the cross; proper discipline and restoration
28 June 2016 7:30 PM Gal 116 Gal 5:1-11 review of the chapter so far; the leaven of sin works its way through the church; individually and corporately guard against sin
08 June 2016 7:30 PM Gal 115 Gal 5:7-8 word studies comparing humble obedience, confidence and gentleness (trained obedience); legalism is not from God
07 June 2016 7:30 PM Gal 114 Gal 5:6-7 faith prevails against challenges, sufferings, and Satan; Satan's plan; running well and then cut off
01 June 2016 7:30 PM Gal 113 Gal 5:6 in Christ Jesus faith energizing through love prevails; what we do or don't do has no power; asceticism: Col 2:4-23 doesn't help you stop sinning
31 May 2016 7:30 PM Gal 112 Gal 5:5 Hope of righteousness: NT verses on hope in Christian life, 3 phases of sanctification also relate to righteousness
25 May 2016 7:30 PM Gal 111 Gal 5:4 cf Jn 15 about losing fellowship; eager for resurrection; uses of "hope" in NT; eager expectation that God is active in our lives
24 May 2016 7:30 PM Gal 110 Gal 5:4 legalism renders you inoperative; as long as you live in works system you are separate from God's grace
18 May 2016 7:30 PM Gal 109 Gal 5:2-4 assuming circumcision makes you right before God obligates you to keep the whole Law; works nullifies grace; abolished from Christ
17 May 2016 7:30 PM Gal 108 Gal 5:1-2 freedom from sin or slavery to the world; stages of legalism; circumcision does not accomplish holiness; fruit of the Spirit
11 May 2016 7:30 PM Gal 107 Gal 5:1 stand in the freedom to live as God planned; Rom 6-8 the progression of teaching about living under the law to freedom
10 May 2016 7:30 PM Gal 106 Gal 4:28-31 conclusions about the metaphor; Judaisers are legalistic persecutors like Ishmael; live the free spiritual life; review ch 4 & 5
04 May 2016 7:30 PM Gal 105 Gal 4:27-29 context of Isaiah quote is second coming; Paul identifies himself with Galatians; Judaizers are Ishmaelites
03 May 2016 7:30 PM Gal 104 Gal 4:25-27 explaining Sinai in Arabia; early Sarah vs late Sarah; faithful Sarah is the mother of believers; context of Isaiah quote
27 April 2016 7:30 PM Gal 103 Gal 4:24-27 literal interpretation includes figures of speech; allegorical interpretation hides the true meaning and reality; where is Mt Sinai?
26 April 2016 7:30 PM Gal 102 Gal 4:21-24 Qualifications of an Apostle: eyewitness of the risen Christ, signs and wonders; example of Abraham's two sons: one of human effort, one of faith
20 April 2016 7:30 PM Gal 101 Gal 4:17 Paul's credentials include education and testimony, revelation from Christ, a gracious man, persistence under pressure through sufferings
19 April 2016 7:30 PM Gal 100 Gal 4:18-20 Judaizers wanted to create zeal for themselves; Paul wants to create zeal for Christ; how Christ is formed in you
30 March 2016 7:30 PM Gal 099 Gal 4:16-20 contrasts character of Paul and Barnabas with the Judaizers; motivation, speak the truth in love
29 March 2016 7:30 PM Gal 098 Gal 4:12-16 Paul's legalism, exhorts them to follow him; an investigation into the weakness that brought Paul to Galatia
16 March 2016 7:30 PM Gal 097 Gal 4:9-12 worldly philosophy; things you lose out on by not living the Christian life; Paul's life example of the journey out of legalism
15 March 2016 7:30 PM Gal 096 Gal 4:8-9 Knowing God is understanding who He is and having relationship with Him; the four elements of philosophy
09 March 2016 7:30 PM Gal 095 Gal 4:6-8 God as our Father: Christ activates this relationship as part of the Kingdom offer; a distinct feature of the Church Age; conclusions
08 March 2016 7:30 PM Gal 094 Gal 4:6-7 God as our Father; OT verses are limited; Christ introduces the relationship to God as our Father; Paul takes it up also
02 Mar 2016 7:30 PM Gal 093 Gal 4:4-7 Christ is the Son of God: first revelation is blurry; Christ is superior because He is the Son; we are sons because of union with Christ
24 Feb 2016 7:30 PM Gal 092 Gal 4:5-7 sanctification is living by the leadership of the Spirit; adoption acknowledges new authority; not a slave anymore
23 Feb 2016 7:30 PM Gal 091 Gal 4:5 redemption - definition and verses on results; adoption - we are called to be adopted; sonship in scripture
17 Feb 2016 7:30 PM Gal 090 Gal 4:4 13 things Israel did not have but the Church does; Christ came from a woman; reference to virgin birth
16 Feb 2016 7:30 PM Gal 089 Gal 4:4 differences between Israel and the Church; Salvation and forgiveness are constants, progressive revelation; Church has more information
10 Feb 2016 7:30 PM Gal 088 Gal 4:4 God sent His Son at the precise time according to His plan; God honors chronology; different ages
09 Feb 2016 7:30 PM Gal 087 Gal 4:1-3 life under the law is wretched; makes you want life under the spirit; fundamentals of the world
03 Feb 2016 7:30 PM Gal 086 Gal 4 overview: believers compared to Roman sons; Law doesn't teach you, it makes you miserable and enslaves you
GET 84 and 85
20 Jan 2016 7:30 PM Gal 083 Gal 3:27-29 "putting on Christ" describes positional change into new creature at salvation; eliminates distinctions; spiritual offspring of Abraham
19 Jan 2016 7:30 PM Gal 082 Gal 3:26 belief in Christ moves you out of custodianship of the Law into sonship; sonship of believers; eternal sonship of Christ
13 Jan 2016 7:30 PM Gal 081 Gal 3:24-26 Law was custodian until belief in Christ when you become a son of God; what happens at salvation
12 Jan 2016 7:30 PM Gal 080 Gal 3:19-25 Mosaic Law convicts you of sin so you know you need a savior; paidagogos is a custodian in childhood; graduate to sonship
06 Jan 2016 7:30 PM Gal 079 Gal 3:19-23 distinction between promise to Abraham and the Law; Mosaic Law cannot make life or righteousness, closes us under condemnation
05 Jan 2016 7:30 PM Gal 078 Gal 3:18-20 Doctrine of Inheritance conclusion; overview of chapter 3; purpose of the Law; Law doesn't break the Abrahamic Covenant
23 Dec 2015 7:30 PM Gal 077 Gal 3:18 Doctrine of Inheritance: NT passages; inheritance was a fluid idea linked to good works and spiritual growth; reward is a possession
22 Dec 2015 7:30 PM Gal 076 Gal 3:18 Doctrine of Inheritance: Writer of Hebrews uses "inheritance" for reward; uses of inheritance in the Gospels
16 Dec 2015 7:30 PM Gal 075 Gal 3:18 Doctrine of Inheritance: NT verses that show our inheritance is not Israel's and is dependent on living in the Spirit
09 Dec 2015 7:30 PM Gal 074 Gal 3:18 Doctrine of Inheritance: NT words and verses; investigation into the conditional nature of inheritance
08 Dec 2015 7:30 PM Gal 073 Gal 3:18 Doctrine of Inheritance: OT concept of reward; NT inheritance words; you get reward based on behavior
18 Nov 2015 7:30 PM Gal 072 Gal 3:18 doctrine of inheritance: word study: "chalaq" portion can be used as a synonym; inheritance can be lost or gained depending on choices
17 Nov 2015 7:30 PM Gal 071 Gal 3:18 doctrine of inheritance: word study - understanding of "nachala" from verses; "chalaq" - Israel's inheritance based on humble worship
10 Nov 2015 7:30 PM Gal 070 Gal 3:18 doctrine of inheritance: word study: "nachala" wealth passed down; Israel is God's inheritance; God is Levi's inheritance
04 Nov 2015 7:30 PM Gal 069 Gal 3:18 word study on inheritance: OT words: "goral"; behavior can change your inheritance; "lot" is connected to the land inheritance
03 Nov 2015 7:30 PM Gal 068 Gal 3:15-18 Abrahamic covenant is unconditional and unchangeable; chronology; Mosaic Law cannot add works to God's promise
28 Oct 2015 7:30 PM Gal 067 Gal 3:15-17 covenants are unchangeable; seed means only one savior: Christ; study of "seed", plural or singular
27 Oct 2015 7:30 PM Gal 066 Gal 3:14-15 pouring out the Spirit fulfills the "promise"; relation of New Covenant to the Church; illustration of covenants between men
21 Oct 2015 7:30 PM Gal 065 Gal 3:14 historical anti-Semitism slanders and destruction in the most recent millenium; proper attitude
20 Oct 2015 7:30 PM Gal 064 Gal 3:14 genetic Israel will be the people of the testimony in the Great Tribulation; historical anti-Semitism in the millenium after Christ; proper attitude toward Jews
13 Oct 2015 7:30 PM Gal 063 Gal 3:14 what does it mean to bless Israel in Gen 12:3; God justified Abraham and gave them a message; our attitude to the message counts
07 Oct 2015 7:30 PM Gal 062 Gal 3:13-14 Christ judged on the cross in our place; the blessing of Abraham; what is a blessing? word study to understand the OT frame of reference
06 Oct 2015 7:30 PM Gal 061 Gal 3:12-13 Law isn't about faith but obedience; Jesus not under curse chose to become a curse and judged by God
September 2015

01 Sep 2015 7:30 PM Gal 051 Gal 3:4-5 don't waste your suffering; Christ gives GHS and GHS wields the power to produce the image of God
02 Sep 2015 7:30 PM Gal 052 Gal 3:5 when the fruit of the Spirit meets good works - connected to the Great Commission; verses and examples of good works
08 Sep 2015 7:30 PM Gal 053 Gal 3:5-6 Christ lives in us and wields spiritual power to bring fruit, we choose to abide; Abraham's example of faith
09 Sep 2015 7:30 PM Gal 054 Gal 3:6-7 Did Abram believe in Genesis 12? It's possible but doesn't specifically state it
15 Sep 2015 7:30 PM Gal 055 Gal 3:8 Paul refers to God and "the Scripture" who foresaw and evangelized Abraham
16 Sep 2015 7:30 PM Gal 056 Gal 3:8 tracing the gospel through the Bible: Christ's substitution was God's plan before human history; God foresaw all would be justified
22 Sep 2015 7:30 PM Gal 057 Gal 3:8-10 Paul concludes that the blessing of Gn 12:3 is forgiveness; Rom 4:5-8 relation of forgiveness and justification; the Law
23 Sep 2015 7:30 PM Gal 058 Gal 3:10 the Law is one covenant with 613 commandments; the curse of death is for breaking the least; God is patient and forgiving
29 Sep 2015 7:30 PM Gal 059 Gal 3:10-11 break any part of the Law and you are under the curse; we live by faith; Habakkuk reference explained; fulfill the Law through the fruit of the Spirit and justification; the Law
30 Sep 2015 7:30 PM Gal 060 no recording

August 2015

04 Aug 2015 7:30 PM Gal 043 Gal 2:20 benefits of co-crucifixion with Christ: releases you from the Law and fear of death, Jesus living in us
05 Aug 2015 7:30 PM Gal 044 Gal 2:20 benefits of co-crucifixion with Christ: you have a new life where Christ lives in you
11 Aug 2015 7: 30 PM Gal 045 Gal 2:20 how co-crucifixion overcomes legalism; legalism nullifies the Grace of God; how to deal with legalism
12 Aug 2015 7:30 PM Gal 046 Gal 2:20 how Paul deals with legalism in Gal 1-3: testimony, leads them to the Bible, be fearless, loving, humble, and gracious
18 Aug 2015 7:30 PM Gal 047 Gal 3:1 how to counter legalism from the first three chapters; lessons learned
19 Aug 2015 7:30 PM Gal 048 Gal 3:1-2 character of Christ is the basis for right thinking; cross is essential, defining question for post salvation spiritual life
25 Aug 2015 7:30 PM Gal 049 Gal 3:2-3 what does it mean to receive the Holy Spirit? saved by grace, live by grace
26 Aug 2015 7:30 PM Gal 050 Gal 3:3-4 fleshly effort; suffering is wasted if you give up your faith; purpose and benefits of suffering



July 2015

01 Jul 2015 7:30 PM Gal 034 Gal 2:7-9 evidences in Acts that salvation was always for the Gentiles, too; Paul was given grace of apostleship and approval
07 Jul 2015 7:30 PM Gal 035 Gal 2:9-12 Paul uses "Cephas" to honor what Jesus called Peter; appropriate authority and humility; Paul directs charity
08 Jul 2015 7:30 PM Gal 036 Gal 2:11-16 Peter was continually self condemning, many carried away; Paul confronts their legalism head on
14 Jul 2015 7:30 PM Gal 037 Gal 2:13-14 Barnabas was a virtuous Christian who got sucked into Judaizer's legalism; Peter not walking toward the gospel
15 Jul 2015 7:30 PM Gal 038 Gal 2:14-21 Acts 15 gives intro to this quote of Paul's words; hypocrisy of the Jews; justification by faith is the answer to legalism
21 Jul 2015 7:30 PM Gal 039 Gal 2:15-16 all people are sinful by nature; keeping the Law increases sinfulness; elements of proper gospel and justification
22 Jul 2015 7:30 PM Gal 040 Gal 2:16 elements of Justification; we don't have righteousness, get it through faith in Christ; faith "in" Christ
28 Jul 2015 7:30 PM Gal 041 Gal 2:15-20 Paul's confrontation of legalism; the difference between living by grace and by Law; righteousness of Christ destroys legalism
29 Jul 2015 7:30 PM Gal 042 Gal 2:18-21 dying to the Law is the only way to live the spiritual life; three categories of sin; relationship to our lives

June 2015

02 June 2015 7:30 PM Gal 026 Gal 2 historical background in Acts 15; the issue and the resolution at the great Jerusalem conference
03 June 2015 7:30 PM Gal 027 Gal 2 historical background; Acts 10-11 story of Cornelius; God orchestrates the meeting; his OT salvation gets added info
09 June 2015 7:30 PM Gal 028 Gal 2 Cornelius was an OT believer; when he heard about Christ he became a church age believer and received God the Holy Spirit
10 June 2015 7:30 PM Gal 029 Gal 2:1-21 legalism leads to destruction of your spiritual life and others; overview of the whole chapter; confrontation of Peter
16 June 2015 7:30 PM Gal 030 Gal 2:1-4 Paul's second trip to Jerusalem to confront legalism: Titus is useful, gospel from Christ, reproves circumcisers privately
23 June 2015 7:30 PM Gal 031 Gal 2:1-5 Judaizers were causing problems; Paul confronts them privately; false brethren; did not yield; freedom from legalism
24 June 2015 7:30 PM Gal 032 Gal 2:5-10 God is not impressed with appearance or reputation, but with virtue and Christ like behavior
30 Jun 2015 7:30 PM Gal 033 Gal 2:7-9 it was always God's plan to share the Gospel with all people; evidences in pre-Israel and Christ's life

May 2015

06 May 2015 7:30 PM Gal 019 Gal 1:14-15 legalism of the Pharisees; God's timing according to His pleasure what pleases God; humility lets God work through us
12 May 2015 7:30 PM Gal 020 Gal 1:15 calling to ministry - universal call to salvation and ministry; volition is involved in both salvation and using spiritual gift
13 May 2015 7:30 PM Gal 021 Gal 1:15-16 calling to ministry - what if you don't follow through? Purpose of Paul's ministry: to reveal the Son through preaching and writing
19 May 2015 7:30 PM Gal 022 Gal 1:15-17 Paul was doing what he was supposed to; new revelation given to Paul establishes our faith; designed to give us confidence
20 May 2015 7:30 PM Gal 023 Gal 1:15-17 verses that describe the revelation of mystery through Paul about the church, the indwelling of Christ, partial blindness of Israel
26 May 2015 7:30 PM Gal 024 Gal 1:16-18 mysteries of the partial blinding of Israel, the rapture and it's timing; Paul's preparations in Arabia, Damascus
27 May 2015 7:30 PM Gal 025 Gal 1:18-24 Paul is establishing his credentials, preaching the gospel; others glorify God for Paul; Review

April 2015

07 Apr 2015 7:30 PM Gal 011 Gal 1:6 The nature of Legalism: Legalism teaches tradition instead of scripture; Jesus taught with legitimate authority
08 Apr 2015 7:30 PM Gal 012 Gal 1:6 The nature of Legalism: imposing traditions on others; ultimate expression is murder
14 Apr 2015 7:30 PM Gal 013 Gal 1:6 Mark Musser report; thoughts on legalism; I Cor 11 is not about legalism but humility to authority; "different gospel"
15 Apr 2015 7:30 PM Gal 014 Gal 1:6-9 They have moved away from the true Gospel which is not a gospel at all; no place for false doctrine
21 Apr 2015 7:30 PM Gal 015 Gal 1:7-8 Three areas of error that false teachers teach; they disguise themselves; pride vs humility
22 Apr 2015 7:30 PM Gal 016 Gal 1:8-24 the gospel Paul originally preached in Acts 13; declaring someone anathema; Paul's testimony authenticates the gospel
28 Apr 2015 7:30 PM Gal 017 Gal 1:10-11 three ways we persuade men; Christ pleases God not men; the gospel Paul gave given by revelation from Christ
29 Apr 2015 7:30 PM Gal 018 Gal 1:11-16 examination of how Paul received his information; Paul's former life as a religious zealot

March 2015

03 Mar 2015 7:30 PM Gal 005 Gal 1:1 Paul's biogmin, Pharisees are separatists and slaves to legalism
04 Mar 2015 7:30 PM Gal 006 Gal 1:1 Paul's biography: student of Gamaliel; Saul persecuted the church; Apostleship; Christ is first and cornerstone; Christ sends others; description
10 Mar 2015 7:30 PM Gal 007 Gal 1:1-2 qualifications and responsibilities of apostle; not decided by men; discussion of which churches are the recipients
11 Mar 2015 7:30 PM Gal 008 Gal 1:3-4 Paul wishes them grace; true peace in Biblical sense - verses; Christ gave Himself in substitutionary spiritual death, judged for our sins
17 Mar 2015 7:30 PM Gal 009 Gal 1:4b "this present evil age" is from Babel to 2nd coming, characterized by a tendency to totalitarianism in religion, economy and politics
18 Mar 2015 7:30 PM Gal 010 Gal 1:4b-7 rescue is rapture; doxologies in the New Testament; Paul's surprise over their quick change to belief in a totally different gospel

February 2015

03 Feb 2015 7:30 PM Gal 001 Introduction: History, Culture and religion makes it easy to revert back; Acts 13 Paul's lesson at Antioch
04 Feb 2015 7:30 PM Gal 002 Introduction: Acts 13 - a very clear gospel and the fact that it's by grace! Why the Galatians would accept legalism
10 Feb 2015 7:30 PM Gal 003 Introduction: Acts 13:40-14:24 many are saved; Jews drive them out, follow them, and stone them; Paul appoints elders
11 Feb 2015 7:30 PM Gal 004 Introduction: Paul's 2nd journey returns through Galatia; Jews cleverly undermine churches with legalism; outline of 1st chapter