Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 27 July 2022. Today’s topic: Against the Law

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.  Galatians 5:22-23 After spending the last few weeks talking about the fruits of the Spirit, let’s key in on the last few words of verse 23: “Against such things there is no law.”   Paul isn’t justContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 27 July 2022. Today’s topic: Against the Law”

Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 5 July 2022. Today’s topic: Not Under Law

But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.  Galatians 5:18 If we believe in Jesus, we don’t have to follow the law anymore?   If we believe in Jesus, we aren’t subject to arrest, prosecution, etc?  That’s a sweet deal! But before you go off celebrating, remember what it is you’reContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 5 July 2022. Today’s topic: Not Under Law”

Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 6 April 2022. Today’s topic: Good For Us

So the law was our guardian until Christ came that we might be justified by faith.  Galatians 3:24 (NIV). Have you ever considered that the law was good for you?   I know folks who absolutely despise laws, and hate cops even more.  They say that all cops are all corrupt, and that laws were put inContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 6 April 2022. Today’s topic: Good For Us”

Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 24 March 2022. Today’s topic: More Beautiful Than We Could Imagine

What I mean is this: The law, introduced 430 years later, does not set aside the covenant previously established by God and thus do away with the promise. For if the inheritance depends on the law, then it no longer depends on the promise; but God in his grace gave it to Abraham through a promise.  Galatians 3:17-18Continue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 24 March 2022. Today’s topic: More Beautiful Than We Could Imagine”

Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 14 February 2022. Today’s topic: Law

 “For through the law I died to the law so that I might live for God.  Galatians 2:19 (NIV). The ancient Biblical law – the laws of Moses, the Old Testament, and the prophets – makes us conscious of how we can’t keep the law.   Because of that, we desperately need Jesus, who kept the lawContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 14 February 2022. Today’s topic: Law”