Month: November 2018

Message un the Galatians (6)

By Dan Lazich / November 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

The issue. The issue concerning the justification and salvation through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ arose from misunderstanding the act of justification of sinners. Jews maintained, and unfortunately, some Christians do so today, that sinners must first repent and abandon their evil ways before they can be justified by “faith.” Paul, however, argues that sinners…

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Message in the Galatians (5)

By Dan Lazich / November 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

The troubling issue. The method of salvation was an all-consuming issue among both, the Jews who accepted Jesus as the Messiah, and Jews who did not. For both groups of Jews, the entire Torah with its ten commandments was the only way to salvation. Paul forcefully refutes this premise. Jews did not have the ceremonial…

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Message in the Galatians (4)

By Dan Lazich / November 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Good News apart from human effort. The message Paul summarized in verses 3 and 4, in the previous blog, was for him such good news that he abruptly ends his description of it by “Amen.” By this Paul stated, ‘it is so,’ ‘it will be so forever’; so, he made it the core of…

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Message in the Galatians (3)

By Dan Lazich / November 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

As stated in the previous blog, the Judaizers maintained that belief in Jesus Christ is not enough for our salvation. They insisted that faith in Jesus could only be the first step a sinner must take in the process of justification and salvation. Also, presently, some Christians maintain that the death of Jesus Christ on…

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