From Pastor Perry

08/22/2014 Galatians 6:11-18

Galatians 6:11–18 (ESV)
Final Warning and Benediction
11 See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand. 12 It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh who would force you to be circumcised, and only in order that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ. 13 For even those who are circumcised do not themselves keep the law, but they desire to have you circumcised that they may boast in your flesh. 14 But far be it from me to boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. 15 For neither circumcision counts for anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation. 16 And as for all who walk by this rule, peace and mercy be upon them, and upon the Israel of God.
17 From now on let no one cause me trouble, for I bear on my body the marks of Jesus.
18 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brothers. Amen.

Paul is concluding the letter to the Galatians and gives a final warning regarding the issue of circumcision.  The circumcised do not keep the Law, how can they force it on the uncircumcised. Paul states that “neither circumcision counts for anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.  Christ has made us a new creation.  We are saved by grace through Christ, not by the Law.  Christ set us free from the Law.

I pray: O Lord, help me to not get caught up in controversies that try to add works to the requirements of your Salvation.  Your Salvation is a gift from God, not earned.  Amen.

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