Galatians 2:11-21 In this passage, Paul sets up a discussion of two contrasts–Living by the law (following rules) or living by faith (trusting in Jesus Christ). Only one method sets us free from the guilt, the penalty and the bondage of sin.
Galatians 1:11-2:14 Paul pauses in his letter to the Galatians to give a testimony of how he came to be a preacher of the true gospel. He verifies that the true gospel can have nothing added to or taken away from the original message.
Galatians 1:1-10 The message of the true Gospel is that Jesus came to set us free from sin. In the Galatian church in Paul’s day there was much confusion about what it meant to be truly free. So it is today…
1 Corinthians 14 Every believer has been given spiritual gifts by God. In this passage Paul says we should “try to excel in gifts that build up the church.” So when we come together as a body, let’s come looking for ways to share our gifts with others.
Psalm 42 & 43 Though the psalmist is in distress and sorrow, he reminds himself of God’s faithfulness and puts his hope where it belongs. “Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise Him, my Savior and my God.”