in the presence of God – 652

there is neither jew nor greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. [galatians 3:28]   for context, paul wrote galatians 3 to highlight the importance of salvation through faith. salvation by faith- a...

in the presence of God – 651

 for as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. [galatians 3:27]   have you been baptized into Christ?   while it may look like this verse is teaching a baptism-based or works-based salvation, saying the act of being baptized is what...

in the presence of God – 649

 for in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith. [galatians 3:26]   so much truth packed into such a small verse!   for- meaning this verse explains the why of verse 25 [we are no longer under a guardian], or under the law. the law no longer...

in the presence of God- 649

so then, the law was our guardian until Christ came, in order that we might be justified by faith. but now that faith has come, we are no longer under a guardian,  [galatians 3:24]   the law was given – so we could be justified by faith IN JESUS.   the...

in the presence of God – 648

now before faith came, we were held captive under the law, imprisoned until the coming faith would be revealed. [galatians 3:23]   two options: slavery to sin under the law, or freedom by faith in Christ we all have two options: we can either be judged by our works or...