Not by Might




Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now being made perfect by the flesh? (Galatians 3:3)

The Galatians Christians had been led astray. 
They had disobeyed the truth of the Gospel.
Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed among them as crucified.
But they had foolishly refused Him.

They had forgotten how they were saved.
It was by the grace of God through faith that they received the Spirit of God.
It was not by the works of the law.

The Galatians Christians had begun well.
They  had fully submissiion to the works of the Spirit of God.

But thing had changed.
They wanted to do otherwise.
They wanted to return to the works of the law.

They had suffered so much under the works of the law.
Yet they still chose to go back.

The apostle reasoned with them.

God had given them His Spirit.
God had worked miracles among them.

Did God do it because they obeyed the works of the law?
Or did God do it because they had faith in Him?

Tha apostle Paul brought out Abraham, their ancestor.

Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.
Therefore only those who believed in God are children of Abraham.

God knows everything.
God knew that Abraham was to become the father of all nations.
God knew that the Gentile believers would be blessed too!

Nothing escapes the attention of God.
He knows everything.
And He bless everyone who believes in Him just as Abraham did.

Salvation is indeed by grace through faith.
No amount of human efforts can save us.
It is the work of the gracious God Who sent His Son to die for us more than 2000 years ago.



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