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Galatians 5:13-15 (JDV) Galatians 5:13 For you were invited to be free, brothers; only don’t use this freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but serve one another by love. Galatians 5:14 You see, the whole law is fulfilled in … Continue reading

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siding with the bully

Galatians 4:28-31 (JDV) Galatians 4:28 Now you too, brothers, like Isaac, are promised children. Galatians 4:29 But just as then the child born as a result of the physical act persecuted the one born as a result of the Spirit, … Continue reading

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children of the desolate woman

Galatians 4:21-27 (JDV) Galatians 4:21 Tell me, you who want to be under the law, aren’t you listening to the law? Galatians 4:22 You see, it is written that Abraham had two sons, one from a slave and the other … Continue reading

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what the law was not

Galatians 3:14-18 (JDV) Galatians 3:14 The purpose was that the endorsement Abraham received would come to the Gentiles by Christ Jesus, so that we could receive the promised Spirit by faith. Galatians 3:15 Brothers, I’m speaking human language. No one … Continue reading

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half the law

Galatians 3:10-13 (JDV) Galatians 3:10 You see – all who insist on the achievements of the law are under a curse, because it is written, Everyone who does not do everything written in the book of the law is cursed. … Continue reading

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already Abraham’s sons

Galatians 3:7-9 (JDV) Galatians 3:7 You have discovered, then, that those who have faith, these are Abraham’s sons. Galatians 3:8 Now the Scripture saw in advance that God would justify the Gentiles by faith and proclaimed the gospel ahead of … Continue reading

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his faithfulness is enough

Galatians 2:15-21 (JDV) Galatians 2:15 We are Jews by nature and not “Gentile sinners,” Galatians 2:16 and yet because we know that a human is not justified by the achievements1 of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even … Continue reading

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his faithfulness is enough

Galatians 2:15-21 (JDV) Galatians 2:15 We are Jews by nature and not “Gentile sinners,” Galatians 2:16 and yet because we know that a human is not justified by the achievements1 of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even … Continue reading

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same gospel, different missions

Galatians 2:6-10 (JDV) Galatians 2:6 Now from those who seemed to be something (what they once were makes no difference to me; God does not take the face of a human) – they added nothing to me. Galatians 2:7 On … Continue reading

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we did not give up

Galatians 2:1-5(JDV) Galatians 2:1 Next, after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, also taking Titus along with us. Galatians 2:2 I went up as a result of a revelation and presented to them the gospel I … Continue reading

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