Epistle of Paul to the Galatians

The law of Moses is fulfilled in Christ. Christ has made us free.
Galatia is a province in which Paul established churches in four cities: Antioch, Iconium, Derbe and Lystra. Paul was stoned in Lystra according to Acts 14, but he survived.
Chapter 1
Paul introduces himself as an apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ. He gives his own conversion story.
After his conversion, he went to Damascus for three years. Then Paul traveled to Jerusalem. He abode with Peter for fifteen days. He also met James, the Lord's brother.
Paul also expresses concern about apostasy among the Galatians.
Chapter 2

Paul, Barnabas and Titus travel to Jerusalem. Paul has a disagreement with Peter in Antioch. The issue was that of compelling the Gentiles to live as the Jews.
Paul teaches that we are justified by faith in Christ rather than by works of the law. He also teaches:
[20] I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
 Chapter 3
Paul preaches that by faith we are children of both Abraham and of God.
[6] Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.
[7] Know ye therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham.
[8] And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.
[9] So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.

[24] Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
[25] But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.
[26] For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
[27] For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
Chapter 4
Paul teaches that we are an heir of God through Christ. He teaches that we are no longer in bondage to the law but are free as children of the promise.
Chapter 5
Paul teaches
[1] Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
He warns that a person will not inherit the kingdom of God if he commits adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, warth strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings and such like.
He teaches that the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, and temperance.
Chapter 6
Paul gives some proverbs.
"For whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap."
"And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not."
Paul writes that he bears in his body the marks of the Lord Jesus Christ.

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