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 mentions slavery in this passage. Slavery in his day was much different than what we imagine. In Paul’s day, 35 – 40% of the populace of Rome were slaves. To equate the Roman slave with the relationship between employer/employee is to miss the idea completely. An employee puts in a prescribed amount of work, […]