In his final “Galatians” series of sermons, Pastor Taylor Summarizes with St Paul, that the key to the gospel is not our works (efforts) nor our lack of effort (faith) but whether in fact there is a new creation. That there is evidence that a person has changed; has become “new” in their motivations, they […]
In Chapter 6 of St Paul’s letter to the Galatians, he states three “commands” to which Christ followers should adhere: 1) restore, 2) take care, be humble, and 3) evaluate yourself. Pastor Taylor addresses these commands in Sunday’s sermon.
YIKES! Those are some big words! Theological words? These big words can scare some people off. Pastor Taylor’s sermon on Sunday attempted to explain these in “layman’s terms”.
1 Corinthians 2:9 says: ‘But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”— these things God has revealed to us through the Spirit.’ Martin Rossol took us on a little exploration of just what these ‘unimaginable’ […]
St Paul is coming in for a landing relative to his arguments against those trying to convince the Galatian believers they needed to perform certain acts, duties, works, in order to be certain their status with God was secure. It is in Chapters 5 and 6 that St Paul brings in “the cross”. What exactly […]
In Galatians chapter 5, St Paul is ‘coming in for a landing’ with his arguments about the covenant of grace vs earning God’s favor by performance or merit. Pastor Taylor points out that verse one of this chapter begins with the word “Freedom”! And then Paul explains what that freedom Christ as actually bestowed on […]
St Paul turns several events of Genesis to make his case that the gospel of Jesus Christ is actually the fulfillment of the covenant of grace; that promised to Abraham; as opposed to the covenant of the law under which the Israelites lived for millennial.