ISSL Reflections May 29 2022 Galatians 5:16–26 Post 3

VII.As we return to Paul’s words, notice his claim that if we are “guided by the Spirit” we should “… not become conceited, competing against one another, envying one another.” Let’s hear Paul speaking to us once more and pay … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections May 29 2022 Galatians 5:16–26 Post 1

I.“Live by the Spirit …” so counsels the former Pharisee, Paul. Do you hear this as an invitation or command? Let’s begin our hearing of this passage by paying close attention to the contrasts Paul sets up for us. II.Galatians … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections May 22 2022 Galatians 5:1–15 Post 3

VII.Did you notice? Paul wrote, For in Christ Jesusneither circumcision nor uncircumcisioncounts for anything;the only thing that counts isfaith working through love. How do you hear Paul presenting more aspects of such a statement? VIII.Galatians 5:1-15 (New Revised Standard Version) … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections May 22 2022 Galatians 5:1–15 Post 2

IV.Let’s think with Paul today about what could lead us to “ … submit again to a yoke of slavery.” V.Galatians 5:1-15 (New Revised Standard Version) For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections May 15 2022 Galatians 3:18–29 Post 3

VIII.Returning to these words of Paul to a group of Jesus’ followers, take as your lens today “… and if you belong to Christ, then …” IX.Galatians 3:18-29 (New Revised Standard Version) For if the inheritance comes from the law, … Continue reading