Tag Archives: Apostle Paul

But before faith came. Galatians 3:23


Sorry, if this trip through Galatians is becoming tedious, but imagine that moment when a new reader drops in and has no idea of what we are talking. It happens. We are working our way through Paul’s letter to the … Continue reading

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Can I apply the principles learned here, even if I am not a Jew. Galatians 3:22


Sometimes, like today, I am battling with insecurities and wondering why I think anyone needs another commentary. But maybe, you’re just like me and find yourself overwhelmed by the high theology of some; the convoluted approach of others, and the … Continue reading

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It’s not because we followed the law. Galatians 2:16-19


Yes, I am aware, I already covered 2 Galatians 2:16, but there is always that one last thing, and I am trying to keep the posts relatively short. Read this verse from one of the standards like the NIV, and … Continue reading

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With the purpose of getting his family back. Galatians 2:15,16


In Galatians 2:14 we see Paul, recapping his aggressive challenge of Peter’s actions; over an event that may have happened 18 years prior. But when I saw that they were not behaving consistently with the truth of the gospel, I … Continue reading

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When Peter came to Antioch. Galatians 2:11


When those of us who did not go Seminary, read the Bible, we tend to glaze over passages like the one we see here in Galatians 2:11. I think we do that because there are aspects of it that make … Continue reading

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Where do we go when we die?


Several weeks ago the Monday morning men’s Bible Study opened with: Where do we go when we die? The answers were varied and skewed. Some even claimed we go to paradise; yes, the same place that we find beggar Lazarus … Continue reading

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On winning the lost


 Senior bible study is still on the theme of winning the lost. They should be asking my dad, he would put Pastor Greg Laurie to shame, and he seems to have a come back for everything. What they do not … Continue reading

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Is talking about the rapture relevant or necessary?


This, as with everything I write, started with a conversation. In this case, a conversation that turned out one-sided and ended with the other person telling me that discussions about the rapture are filled with fallacies, and comparable to eating … Continue reading

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An address to strangers


  I may not know you, but God does. A study or perhaps I should say a look at the letters of the Apostle Peter. Apparently this will be a series. 1 Peter 1:1-3 Often my writings are based upon … Continue reading

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