Paul’s gifts as an orator are beginning to blossom. With power and grace he calls out some of the leaders on their inconsistencies, and presents himself as the classic example of someone who could not have been justified but through the grace of Jesus.
There are no good guys and no bad guys. There are just people saved by the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Read the following daily readings to deepen your understanding of Sunday’s text. After the reading, ask the question: What is going on in Galatia?.
Sunday: Living by Faith, Galatians 1:13-17; 2:11-21
Monday: Welcome to the Galatians, Galatians 1:1-12
Tuesday: Paul Defends His Apostleship, Galatians 1:18-24
Wednesday: Paul and the Other Apostles, Galatians 2:1-10
Thursday: God’s Promise to Abraham, Galatians 3:10-18
Friday: The Purpose of the Law, Galatians 3:19-22
Saturday: Paul Reprimands the Galatians, Galatians 4:8-20