3 I once more protest and testify to every man who receives circumcision that he is under obligation and bound to practice the whole of the Law and its ordinances. John Chrysostom, one of the Doctors of the Greek Church. Galatians 4: Galatians: ... 5 For we, [not relying on the Law but] through the [Holy] Spirit’s [help], by faith anticipate and wait for the blessing and good for which our righteousness and right standing with God [our conformity to His will in purpose, thought, and action, causes us] to hope. 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation, IN [this] freedom Christ has made us free [and completely liberated us]; stand fast then, and do not be hampered. This chapter contains a discussion about circumcision and the allegory of the "Fruit of the Holy Spirit". 20 Idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, anger (ill temper), selfishness, divisions (dissensions), party spirit (factions, sects with peculiar opinions, heresies). 16. 19:18.]. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. 9 A little leaven (a slight inclination to error, or a few false teachers) leavens the whole lump [it perverts the whole conception of faith or misleads the whole church]. THE SURE WARNING - Vss. Galatians 5:16 (AMPC) But I say, walk and live [habitually] in the [Holy] Spirit [responsive to and controlled and guided by the Spirit]; then you will certainly not gratify the cravings and desires of the flesh (of human nature without God). 12 I wish those who unsettle and confuse you would [[c]go all the way and] cut themselves off! These three verses are important because they introduce "Spirit" and that "faith works through love." 7 You were running the race nobly. There are two ways to live the Christian life. Rather, serve one another in love. Galatians 5, we’re going to start today in Gal 5:7. Galatians 5:25 (AMPC) If we live by the [Holy] Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit. exhortation to stand fast in the gospel liberty, just set forth, and not to be led by judaizers into circumcision, or law justification: yet though free, to serve one another by love: to walk in the spirit, bearing the fruit thereof, not in the works of the flesh. For the desires of the flesh are opposed to the [Holy] Spirit, and the [desires of the] Spirit are opposed to the flesh (godless human nature); for these are antagonistic to each other [continually withstanding and in conflict with each other], so that you are not free. Now the doings (practices) of the flesh are clear (obvious): they are immorality, impurity, indecency. Idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, anger (ill temper), selfishness, divisions (dissensions), party spirit (factions, sects with peculiar opinions, heresies). That theme continues in Galatians 5 -- and culminates in one of the more famous passages of the New Testament. So what did he glory in, and who did he glorify? 23 Gentleness (meekness, humility), self-control (self-restraint, continence). 22 But the fruit of the [Holy] Spirit [the work which His presence within accomplishes] is love, joy (gladness), peace, patience (an even temper, forbearance), kindness, goodness (benevolence), faithfulness. Galatians 5. I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no value to you at all. “It 3 will not leave even a root or branch. Galatians 5:7-10 Don’t Be Deceived. IN [this] freedom Christ has made us free [and completely liberated us]; stand fast then, and do not be hampered and held ensnared and submit again to a yoke of slavery [which you have once put off]. The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. Faith makes a man seek to do the will of Christ; love tells him what that will is. Footnotes. are prevented from doing what you desire to do. Version. Classic Comparative Side-by-Side Bible (NIV, KJV, NASB, Amplified), Amplified Thinline Holy Bible--bonded leather, black (indexed), Amplified Bible, Battlefield Of The Mind Bible, Hardcover - Slightly Imperfect, Amplified Bible, Battlefield of the Mind: Psalms and Proverbs Imitation Leather, Amplified Holy Bible, XL Edition--soft leather-look, burgundy. ; Galatians 5:11 Lit brethren. Gentleness (meekness, humility), self-control (self-restraint, continence). Galatians 5:1 (ESV) For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slaver y. Galatians 5:1 (AMPC) IN [this] freedom Christ has made us free [and completely liberated us]; stand fast then, and do not be hampered and held ensnared and submit again to a yoke of slaver y [which you have once put off ]. I warn you beforehand, just as I did previously, that those who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God. Galatians 5:5 For we, [not relying on the Law but] through the [Holy] Spirit's [help], by faith anticipate and wait for the blessing and good for which our righteousness and right standing with God [our conformity to His will in purpose, thought, and action, causes us] to hope. (Galatians 5:17) Show answer 15. It is clear that the faith thus described by St. Paul does not stop short in a mere head notion, and so is in no conflict with the teaching of St. James. Notice, it is I, Paul, who tells you that if you receive circumcision, Christ will be of no profit (advantage, avail) to you [for if you distrust Him, you can gain nothing from Him]. 24 And those who belong to Christ Jesus (the Messiah) have crucified the flesh (the godless human nature) with its passions and appetites and desires. Chapter 5. As I am led by the Spirit, I will win the war. In many ways, Galatians 5:1 is a great summary of everything Paul wanted the Galatians to understand: A little leaven (a slight inclination to error, or a few false teachers) leavens the whole lump [it perverts the whole conception of faith or misleads the whole church]. 2 Mark my words! Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. But if you bite and devour one another [in partisan strife], be careful that you [and your whole fellowship] are not consumed by one another. Galatians 5:4-6. But, brethren, if I still preach circumcision [as some accuse me of doing, as necessary to salvation], why am I still suffering persecution? But he who is unsettling you, whoever he is, will have to bear the penalty. 8 This [evil] persuasion is not from Him Who called you [Who invited you to freedom in Christ]. Freedom, though, requires resistance against a return to bondage. But if you are guided (led) by the [Holy] Spirit, you are not subject to the Law. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Galatians 5:1, 13-25. Galatians 5 Galatians 5. I, Paul, am telling you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no benefit to you. Treasury of Scripture. submit again to a yoke of slavery [which you have once put off]. 17 For the desires of the flesh are opposed to the [Holy] Spirit, and the [desires of the] Spirit are opposed to the flesh (godless human nature); for these are antagonistic to each other [continually withstanding and in conflict with each other], so that you are not free but are prevented from doing what you desire to do. Galatians 5 - Amplified Bible Freedom in Christ. The Slave – You Lose Your Liberty – Galatians 5:1 A. 3 For I testify again to every man … 6 For [if we are] in Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith activated and energized and expressed and working through love. 16 But I say, walk and live [habitually] in the [Holy] Spirit [responsive to and controlled and guided by the Spirit]; then you will certainly not gratify the cravings and desires of the flesh (of human nature without God). [For my part] I have confidence [toward you] in the Lord that you will take no contrary view of the matter. Well, we jump into Gal 5:7 today, and in verse 7 he starts talking about how easy it is to be deceived. In that case the cross has ceased to be a stumbling block and is made meaningless (done away). AMPC . right standing with God [our conformity to His will in purpose, thought, and action, causes us] to hope. 5 For we, [not relying on the Law but] through the [Holy] Spirit’s [help], by faith anticipate and wait for the blessing and good for which our righteousness and right standing with God [our conformity to His will in purpose, thought, and action, causes us] to hope. 14 For the whole Law [concerning human relationships] is [e]complied with in the one precept, You shall love your neighbor as [you do] yourself.(A). 17. 4 If you seek to be justified and declared righteous and to be given a right standing with God through the Law, you are brought to nothing and so separated (severed) from Christ. Galatians 5:13-14 below, and Romans 13:8-10.) But he who is unsettling you, whoever he is, will have to bear the penalty. A final appeal to walk in the liberty of Jesus. Galatians 5:22, CSB: "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness," [⇑ See verse text ⇑] What should the lives of those who are free in Christ look like? Galatians 5 English Standard Version Christ Has Set Us Free 1 For freedom ... and things like these. In [this] freedom Christ has made us free [and completely liberated us]; stand fast then, and do not be hampered and held ensnared and submit again to a yoke of slavery [which you have once put off]. 1. 11 But, brethren, if I still preach circumcision [as some accuse me of doing, as necessary to salvation], why am I still suffering persecution? For you, brethren, were [indeed] called to freedom; only [do not let your] freedom be an incentive to your flesh. B. In love 5 l he predestined us 2 for m adoption to himself as sons through Jesus Christ, n according to the purpose of his will, 6 o to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in p the Beloved. Galatians 5. 26:13. 10 [For my part] I have confidence [toward you] in the Lord that you will take no contrary view of the matter but will come to think with me. CONTRASTING LIFE STYLES . For the whole Law [concerning human relationships] is complied with in the one precept, You shall love your neighbor as [you do] yourself. FootnotesGalatians 5:13Marvin Vincent, Word Studies. 19-21 - Here is a list of sins to avoid. Galatians 5 New International Version Freedom in Christ 1 It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. Is it any good doing good, or should we rather count good works as pointless? Make sure to read Galatians 5 here, and then let's dig deeper. [If by the Holy Spirit [g]we have our life in God, let us go forward [h]walking in line, our conduct controlled by the Spirit.]. In that case the cross has ceased to be a stumbling block. What avails a person is faith working through love. testify to every man who receives circumcision that he is under obligation, to be given a right standing with God through the Law, you are brought to nothing. I. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do [5] such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. (1) A summary statement: in light of all that Paul has previously said, he now challenges the Galatians to walk in the truth he has presented. Mark 10:24 (AMPC) 1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. Envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like. 26 Let us not become vainglorious and self-conceited, competitive and challenging and provoking and irritating to one another, envying and being jealous of one another. The Nature of Christian Freedom. 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