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INTRODUCTION A. The books of Galatians and Romans are the clearest expressions of the new covenant of salvation by grace alone, through faith alone in Christ alone! Galatians has been called "The Magna Carta of Christian Liberty." B. This letter stirred the fires of the Protestant Reformation. 1. Martin Luther said, "the little book of Galatians is my letter; I have betrothed myself to it; it. Modern Day Galatianism. How utterly oblivious and contrary the back cover is to the history of the Jewish Nation, Christ's Glorious Gospel, and the teachings of the Apostle Paul in his Epistles. The book cover is largely a response to more recent attacks by liberals to litigate against the public display of the Ten Commandments, under. Judaizers were Jewish Christians who believed, among other things, that a number of the ceremonial practices of the OT were still binding on the NT church. Following Paul’s successful campaign in Galatia, they insisted that Gentile converts to Christianity abide by . The relevant prophecies of Daniel chapter 7, 2 Thessalonians chapter 2, and the book of Revelation (a.k.a. "the Apocalype") come together in an astounding way to give us an understanding of world and Christian history, Romanism (the Roman Catholic church), and 5/5(2).
Galatians and Romans - Context and Purpose Page 5 Jewish believers, rather than the readers. In regard to being under the Law, Paul clearly includes Gentiles as being under the Law in some sense. 30 Although the letter appears to be a debate with Judaism (cf. ), there is no. UBR AM WOLBIJeju Barnett-Revelation STUDENT Notes. The Jewish Roots of Galatians A Commentary by Hilary Le Cornu & Joseph Shulam. Galatians is probably one of the most misunderstood and misused books of the New Testament because of the lack of understanding of its literary style and original context. Also, the destination of this book has given rise to what is known as the North Galatian and the South Galatian theories. It seems more reasonable to suppose that it was sent to the churches in the area Paul visited on his first missionary journey, but this does not preclude the possibility that it had a wider circulation, even as far north as.
1. Inadequacy of Jewish Law (Gal. ; Rom. ) The argument is a common one, not only put forth by the L.D.S. Church, but by many who misinterpret the meaning of “the law” in the Bible. It is said that Paul did not mean morality (as in love and good works) but the Jewish law of ceremonies (as in circumcision, etc.). Editor’s Note: The following article is an excerpt from a commentary by Ron Merryman on the book of Galatians titled, “Galatians: God’s Antidote To Legalism.” Details on how to order this complete commentary are at the end of the article. THE IMPORTANCE OF GALATIANS. Galatians is such an important book that one wonders where the church and even western civilization would be had it not. The book of Galatians is a Pauline Epistle (letter from Paul). It was written by the Apostle Paul about 49 A.D. prior to the Jerusalem Council which had taken place in 50 A.D. This quite possibly could have been Paul’s first letter. The key personalities of this book are the Apostle Paul, Peter, Barnabas, Abraham, Titus, and false teachers. A member of the ultra-orthodox sect of the Pharisees (Acts ), he was one of first century Judaism’s rising stars (; compare Phil. ). The course of Paul’s life took a sudden and startling turn when, on his way to Damascus from Jerusalem to persecute Christians, he was confronted by the risen, glorified Christ (see notes on Acts 9).