Bible Talk Series

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Galatians 6 – The Spirit of Community

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True Christian community comes because of the work of the Holy Spirit. We treat each other’s sin seriously, yet with gentleness, because all Christians are sinners who have been saved by grace. We bear each others burdens and we want to do good for others. And this is all possible because in Christ we find […]

Galatians 5:16-26 – Live by the Spirit

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‘It is for freedom that Christ has set us free’. The apostle Paul now goes onto lift the lid on the Christian life. He shows that for the Christian person, there is a conflict going on between the sinful nature and the Spirit of God. Each person’s struggles are unique, but no one is alone. […]

Galatians 5:1-15 – Free to Serve

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‘It is for freedom that Christ has set us free’. This powerful central statement of the book of Galatians explains the ‘means’ and the ‘end’ of the Christian life. Jesus has set us free from guilt and sin by dying in our place. And what’s the purpose of setting us free? – so that we […]

Galatians 4:1-20 – Freedom from Slavery

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We all value freedom. Freedom is a highly prized commodity. The worst prospect for any of us is to be enslaved and controlled. Religion and moralism has the repulation of taking away freedoms. And it’s true! But Jesus Christ is different. He gives a true freedom of the heart. When we discover that his death […]

Galatians 3:15-29 – One in Christ

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The joy and comfort of the gospel is that we are right with God, not based on our obedience but by faith in his promise. Religion and moralism leave you locked up in a burdensome and deadening dungeon. This type of lifestyle says ‘do this’, the gospel says ‘accept this.’ Accept the fact that nothing […]

Galatians 2:11-21 – Don’t Set Aside The Grace Of God

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Conflict is never fun, but when the stakes are high enough it’s worth having to set the record straight. In this passage we witness a conflict between Peter and Paul – two of the heavyweights of the early Christian community – over the nature of the gospel of grace. Both men agreed on the message, […]

Galatians 1:1-10 – Gospel Maths

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Have you ever had the experience where you try to improve on something, but instead you actually ruin it? That’s what happens when any of us try to add to the gospel of Jesus Christ. Jesus has done it all for us on the cross. There’s nothing left to be done. There’s nothing left for […]