Works of the Flesh: Wrath

By warning the Galatian Christians regarding the dangers of immoral thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and the importance of manifesting the character habits of godliness, the Apostle Paul has given us helpful, concise lists of theContinue reading

Works of the Flesh: Jealousy

The Apostle Paul had affirmed for the Galatian Christians the power of the Gospel of Jesus to save without recourse to observing the Law of Moses. Yet Paul’s concerns were never only about what theyContinue reading

Works of the Flesh: Strife

In order to encourage the Christians of Galatia Paul presented the contrast between the works of the flesh and the fruit of the Spirit, exhorting them to inculcate the fruit of the Spirit while avoidingContinue reading

Works of the Flesh: Enmities

The Apostle Paul desired for the Galatian Christians to glorify God in all they did. To this end he set forth for them the kinds of behaviors which incur condemnation and the character attributes whichContinue reading

Works of the Flesh: Sorcery

The Apostle Paul maintained great affection for the Christians within the churches of Galatia. He wanted to encourage them to glorify God in all they did, and to this end listed out the kinds ofContinue reading

Works of the Flesh: Idolatry

The Apostle Paul displayed great concern for the Christians of the churches in Galatia. He wanted to make sure they understood what kind of character and behaviors embodied the follower of Jesus, and the characterContinue reading

Works of the Flesh: Lasciviousness

Paul manifested great concern for the Galatian Christians who were in danger of seeking to be perfected by the flesh after having begun in the Spirit (Galatians 3:3). For most of the letter that concernContinue reading

Works of the Flesh: Uncleanness

Paul had great concerns regarding the Galatian Christians departing from the faith by submitting to the Law of Moses (Galatians 1:1-5:15). Yet Paul also wished to exhort them regarding dispositions and behaviors which Christians wereContinue reading