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.
Good News is radical. Good News sometimes contradicts popular opinions. Paul shares three lessons about the practical nature of the Good News.
Paul’s independent message matched the message the Jerusalem church and its leaders gave. Good News is always Good News. Paul shares his verified message in three distinct settings.
The Galatians were “off message” with the Gospel. Good News never changes, as we discover by looking at the characteristics of the message.
Paul’s message to the Galatians is one that needs to be heard today: Jesus is enough. Not only will you notice three actions Jesus performs, but you will be reminded of Jesus’ sufficiency.