This message series on the Epistle of Galatians focuses on the theme of freedom in Christ and how it is opposed by legalism. This series will run during the summer of 2015.
August 30, 2015
This message concludes the Galatians series and focuses on what it looks like to boast in the Cross of Christ rather than our flesh.
August 16, 2015
What we feed will grow.
August 9, 2015
This message looks at how the Gospel frees us to engage deeply in relationships "by the Spirit." We are to move toward one another in love, gently restoring them when they sin, and sacrificing to help carry their burdens.
August 2, 2015
This message looks at the works of the flesh versus the fruit of the Spirit and encourages believers to ploddingly walk by the Spirit in their daily lives.
July 26, 2015
This message looks at the thesis verse of Galatians, Paul's exhortation for them to stand firm in their freedom. Ben Deaver tackles a difficult problem passage in 5:2-4 and seeks to answer the all-important question, "Can you lose your salvation?".
July 19, 2015
This message looks at Paul's exhortation to the Galatians not to go back under slavery, but to stay free by rejecting legalism. It focuses on Paul's allegorical interpretation of the Old Testament story about Abraham and his two sons, and shows how those who put their trust in God to make them right with Him are the true descendants of Sarah, sons of promise.
June 28, 2015
This message examines how all believers are adopted "sons of God", and heirs of the full Kingdom of God according to promise.
June 14, 2015
This message seeks to answer the question "Why then the Law?". It shows how God's promises given to Eve and Abraham superseeded the Law that was to come after it. In essence, the Law was Israel's babysitter.
June 7, 2015
This message looks at Paul's assertion that believers in Christ should live a supernatural life dependent on the power of the Holy Spirit not only for their initial salvation, but also for their walking in freedom day in and day out - their sanctification.
May 31, 2015
This message looks at the showdown between Peter and Paul over the issue of pure grace. Paul ends up having to stand alone for grace and the purity of the gospel.