Paul ends his letter to the Galatian church with one power-packed lesson: Good News celebrates Jesus. This lesson forms a life-long message to share anywhere at any time. Listen to Paul’s three instructions this morning.
The Good news of Jesus is not just a message to be internalized; it must also be a public message on display for others to see. Paul teaches followers of Jesus to grow in maturity because Good News produces generosity.
The Galatians forgot the importance of Good News, so Paul shows how it works in those believing. Good News affects how you live, as Paul demonstrates through two illustrations.
Paul addresses the issue of tolerance. He encourages Galatian believers NOT to tolerate changing the Good News. Convinced that Good News creates opportunities, Paul shares three observations demonstrating the liberating message of Jesus.
Paul makes sure those wanting to adhere to the law for their standing with God really understand what they are saying and to what they are agreeing. The distinct message he gives is Good News makes a difference. Notice three actions where Good News makes a noticeable difference to your life today.
The Good News about Jesus is a transforming message that results in beings no longer acting or behaving as they once did. Paul reminds the Galatians that Good News creates a bright future by giving two clear instructions.
Paul shows how faith provides a rescue that is all-inclusive. Notice two elements included in the Good News as Paul demonstrates that Good News creates family.
Paul shows the Galatians how the law acts and what the law accomplishes. Paul gives an intentional message of hope because of Christ alone.
The Good News of “Christ Alone” is important. Good News brings freedom. Paul confirms this message of freedom in two specific, unchanging areas.
Saint and sinner alike need to hear Good News. Paul gives two simple commands to the Galatian believers. Good News brings stability because it is a correcting message.