Galatians by Andy Woods

Andy Woods

These messages explore the apostle Paul's letter to the Galatians. The first of Paul's epistles, Galatians provides one of the most comprehensive outlines of the doctrine of justification by faith alone.

These presentations were given at Sugar Land Bible Church in Sugar Land, Texas. [19 hours]

01 Introduction to Galatians Introduction to Galatians

Andy introduces the book of Galatians. [63 minutes]
02 Galatians 1 1-5 The Gospel Can Save You Now! (Gal. 1:1-5)

The Holy Spirit first brought us to Christ. We can continue to rely on Him to lead us in sanctification. [60 minutes]
03 Galatians 1 6-10 The True vs. The False Gospel (Gal. 1:6-10)

How can Christians discern a false gospel from the one true gospel? [55 minutes]
04 Galatians 1 11-24 Taught by the Lord! (Gal. 1:11-24)

Although Paul referred to himself as "the least of the apostles" (1Cor. 15:9), the gospel that he preached was not derived from the other apostles, but directly from the Lord. [50 minutes]
05 Galatians 2 1-10 The Unity of the Message (Gal. 2:1-10)

Although Paul received his gospel directly from God, the message he preached was not novel, but in complete agreement with the teaching of the other apostles. [55 minutes]
06 Galatians 2 11-21 Paul's Apostolic Authority (Gal. 2:11-21)

Paul underscores his apostolic authority by describing an occasion where even the apostle Peter accepted correction from Paul. [61 minutes]
07 Galatians 3 1-5 Some Important Questions (Gal. 3:1-5)

Paul's probing questions expose the fallacy of turning to legalism in order to complete a work begun by the Spirit. [53 minutes]
08 Galatians 3 6-9 Children of Abraham (Gal. 3:6-9)

Abraham was saved by faith alone apart from circumcision. All who trust God by faith alone are saved in the same way as Abraham and considered as his children. [46 minutes]
09 Galatians 3 10-14 The Purpose of the Law (Gal. 3:10-14)

If Abraham was saved by faith prior to the giving of the law of Moses, what then was the purpose of the law? [53 minutes]
10 Galatians 3 15-18 What Can Break A Covenant? (Gal. 3:15-18)

Abraham's covenantal promises were inherited by faith and preceded the Mosaic Law which came hundreds of years later. [47 minutes]
11 Galatians 3 19-25 What is the Purpose of the Law? (Gal. 3:19-25)

If Abraham was saved by faith apart from the Law of Moses, why did God give the Law at Mount Sinai? [53 minutes]
12 Galatians 3 26-29 The Privileges of Adulthood (Gal. 3:26-29)

Now that the law has served to bring believers to faith in Christ, what are the privileges of the New Testament believer in God? [53 minutes]
13 Galatians 4 1-11 The Blessings of Sonship (Gal. 4:1-11)

Believers have been adopted as sons of God. As sons, they receive blessings as heirs of God through Christ. [47 minutes]
14 Galatians 4 12-20 Let's Get Personal (Gal. 4:12-20)

In his attempt to win the Galatian church back to the correct path, Paul discusses his motives and the response of the Galatians to his ministry among them. [56 minutes]
15 Galatians 4 21-31 Don't Forget Sarah and Hagar (Gal. 4:21-31)

Paul reviews the history of Hagar and Sarah and their respective offspring in an illustration of the dangers of attempting to fulfill the Christian walk in the flesh verses the power of the Spirit. [50 minutes]
16 Galatians 5 1-12 No to Legalism (Gal. 5:1-12)

Paul explains the importance of Christian liberty in the life of the believer. Those who would seek righteousness through legalism misunderstand fundamental aspects of justification and have fallen from grace. [60 minutes]
17 Galatians 5 13-15 No to License (Gal. 5:13-15)

Christian liberty is not license. Rather, it motivates the believer in the Spirit-led service of others. [58 minutes]
18 Galatians 5 16-26 Yes to the Spirit-Led Life (Gal. 5:16-26)

Paul contrasts the works of the flesh with the spiritual fruit which is produced in the life of believers who are led by the Spirit. [63 minutes]
19 Galatians 5 16-26 Yes to the Spirit-Led Life, Part 2 (Gal. 5:16-26)

Paul contrasts the works of the flesh with the spiritual fruit which is produced in the life of believers who are led by the Spirit. [57 minutes]
20 Galatians 6 1-10 Service to Four Groups (Gal. 6:1-10)

Paul identifies four different groups of people whom believers are to minister to in their Christian walk. [57 minutes]
21 Galatians 6 11-18 Two Contrasting Motives (Gal. 6:11-18)

In closing his letter to the Galatian church, Paul blesses both Gentiles and Jews who continue to grow daily in sanctification by grace. [53 minutes]

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