Tag Archives: Galatians 5

fruit of the Breath

Galatians 5:22-26 (JDV) Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Breath is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, Galatians 5:23 gentleness, and self-mastery. There is no law against such things. Galatians 5:24 But those who belong to Christ Jesus … Continue reading

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an insult sandwich

Galatians 5:19-21 (JDV) Galatians 5:19 Now the achievements of the flesh are obvious: whatever results in sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity, Galatians 5:20 idolatry, alternative spiritual experiences,1 hostilities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish passions, dissensions, heretical cults,2 Galatians 5:21 … Continue reading

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animation, not stagnation

Galatians 5:16-18 (JDV) Galatians 5:16 But I am saying, walk by the Breath and you will certainly not carry out the cravings1 of the flesh. Galatians 5:17 You see, the flesh craves2 what is against the Breath, and the Breath … Continue reading

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against

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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interrupted race, defiled loaf

Galatians 5:7-12 (JDV) Galatians 5:7 You were running well. Who interrupted your being persuaded about truth? Galatians 5:8 This persuasion does not come from your inviter. Galatians 5:9 A little fermented dough contaminates the whole batch of dough. Galatians 5:10 … Continue reading

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the things that matter

Galatians 5:1-6 (JDV) Galatians 5:1 Christ set us free so we could experience freedom. Stand stable then and don’t submit again to a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:2 See! I, Paul, am saying to you that if you get yourselves … Continue reading

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being led by the Spirit

Galatians 5:16-26.  Paul tells the Galatians to walk by the Spirit. That means letting the Holy Spirit be the controlling power in their motivations, and the deciding influence in their actions. That is being led by the Spirit (18), which … Continue reading

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the gospel for the free

Galatians 5:  1-15.  What does standing in freedom look like? Paul had told the Corinthians “faith, hope, and love abide” (1 Corinthians 13:13). To abide is to remain, to stand firm. A person who is trusting in God and not … Continue reading

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