Class #53: Believers are saved by faith in Jesus Christ alone. Having been set free from from the yoke of slavery to sin (Gal 5:2), they use their freedom to serve one another in love (5:13)–especially their pastor(6:6) and fellow congregational members(6:10).
There are only two possibilities: unbelievers, doing the works of the flesh, or believers, doing the fruit of the Spirit and resisting their own sinful nature. In today’s study, St. Paul is warning those “believers” who think that they can gratify and indulge the sinful nature and still receive everlasting life. You might be able to deceive yourself, but God is not fooled. St. Paul is also encouraging believers to continue to do good and not lose heart! Believers continue to put to death the misdeeds of the body, so that they might live/walk according to the Spirit and produce the fruit of the Spirit.
Overhead: Overheads for Class 53
Handout: Galatians Bible Study Chapter 5 26 thru 6 10
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