Galatians Reflection

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Every man, woman, and child has a purpose. Some find their purpose early in life and others spend their life searching endlessly to never find it. With a specific individual, however, God personally reshaped their life for the good and made an example of how He can do glorious work to even the most questionable people. After years of rebelling, God saved the man who became the Apostle Paul and his purpose was simple, he was to proclaim the Good News of Jesus to the Gentiles.
Paul than did just that, he set out and spent years bringing the news of Jesus and the Glory of God to the Gentiles. Freeing the Gentiles from what was their false gods and laws to God who would bring them grace and peace. But around the time of 49 A.D. the people of Galatia
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Paul explains to them that they did not receive the Holy Spirit by obeying the law of Moses but by having faith in the Lord. Paul reminds all the people of Galatia that when Jesus died on the cross, “He rescued us from the curse pronounced by the law.”6 Paul tells the Galatians that they have been given the same blessings as God has promised to Abraham so that through faith and only faith that they could receive the Holy Spirit. Paul admits that the law was given to show people their sins, however, the law was to last only until the coming of the child that was promised to Abraham. The reasoning of law’s purpose is written in the way that Paul said “The law was our guardian until Christ came”7. Now that Christ had came the way of the law was no longer needed to keep the people in line. Paul goes so far to explain to the people of Galatia that because of the faith in Christ Jesus that “There is no longer Jew or Gentile, you are the true children of Abraham.”8 The Apostle Paul ends this chapter by making sure the Galatians know that because the promise to Abraham through faith belongs to the people of Galatia now, the law is…show more content…
To not compare yourself to anyone for you should be responsible for yourself. Those who are taught the word of God should go out and tell others. As for the law, Paul recaps his message in short that “It doesn't matter whether we have been circumcised or not. What counts is whether we have been transformed into a new creation.”12
The main purpose of Paul writing the book of Galatians is to settle the dispute that the Gentile Christians had to be circumcised in order to be saved. Paul writes his letter to the people of Galatia to remind them that the law of Moses died on the cross with Jesus. It no longer mattered if you were circumcised what mattered was that you had faith in the Lord and Jesus Christ. The people of Galatia needed to stop listening to false teachers who were keeping them from being saved and focus back to the teachings of

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