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No More Bonds

Sunday, Feb. 22

Gal. 5:19-21 is a litany of bad behavior. “The acts of the sinful nature are obvious; sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like.” I like those last three words. 310 more words


No More Sin Nature?

Saturday, Feb. 21

Many Bible scholars have tried to pin point the exact meaning of the sin nature. How about this one?
The sin nature is our inability to submit to God. 196 more words


Modern Judaizers

Friday, Feb. 20

Most of our churches today do not have Judaizers trying to take us back under the MosaicLaw, but we can put ourselves in the same kind of bondage today. 198 more words


Judaizers and the Galatian Churches

Thursday, Feb. 19

Yeast is used as an analogy for how something very small can cause a big problem. Gal. 5:9 is about Judaizers insisting that the Law had to be obeyed in order to be accepted by God. 216 more words


Bread crumbs

It has been snowing and blowing non stop where I live, so everything has been scoured clean and cold.

This morning I find myself wondering how the birds find nourishment in such an ocean of fluffy stuff.   518 more words

Why the Mosaic Law?

Wednesday, Feb. 18

Before continuing with the Judaizer problem, we need to clarify the rationale for the Mosaic Law. God instituted it, so it had to have a purpose. 249 more words


The Judaizer Crisis

Tuesday, Feb. 17

The Jerusalem Council is often overlooked or minimized in importance. To me, it was one of the most significant events in the book of Acts. 318 more words