Having proclaimed the beautiful gospel truths of justification by faith and explained the adoption and sonship of the believer, Paul once again passionately voices his concerns for the Galatian church. These brothers and sisters in Christ, who truly had “come to know God, or rather to be known by God” (Gal. 4:9), were turning back to former rituals and law-observances, thinking that somehow they could commend themselves to God. However, in reality, they were only returning to enslavement by the “weak and worthless elementary principles of the world.” In this sermon, Pastor Dave looks at the first part of Paul’s passionate plea to the Galatians in which he points out the foolishness of sliding back into justification by works.
March 27, 2023
Renewed and Reassured, part 2 (Isaiah 44:6-23)
After the promises made in Isaiah 44:1-5, the Lord Yahweh speaks once more to remind Israel of his uniqueness, that he is the one and only God, and to reassure…
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