The Epistle of Galatians

There are many good websites that have great material and lessons on the book of Galatians. These are some of the best:

*any questions or feedback on the Galatians Sunday School class contact Chris Nyland

Galatians: A Teaching Series by Dr. R.C. Sproul 

Knowing the Bible: Galatians: A 12-week practical study series on the book of Galatians (on the Gospel Coalition website)

Galatians (Bible Project)  They also have a video that gives a very good overview of the whole book here.

Galatians, taught by Douglas Moo He has written the best commentary on Galatians, 500 pages! A very good class.


March 22, 2020 ~ Galatians 3:1-5 “By Faith Alone”

Read Philip Graham Ryken comments on Galatians 3:1-5 from his Reformed Expository Commentary on Galatians (buy here). Read or download Chapter 7, “By Faith Alone” here. His commentary is expositional and devotional in nature, reads well.

Video Series on Galatians

This video series features top New Testament scholar Thomas R. Schreiner teaching through the book of Galatians. As he works his way through Galatians passage-by-passage, Schreiner focuses on the textual structure of the book, enabling learners to better understand the literary elements of Galatians, to comprehend the author’s revolutionary goals, and ultimately to discover the book’s vital claims upon the church today. I believe you will find him and engaging teacher as he covers the book of Galatians.

The video on Galatians 2:15-21, a review of the text that we covered the last time we met, you will find here.

You will find some “For Futher Study” questions here.

The video on Galatians 3:1-5 you will find here.

March 29, 2020 ~ Galatians 3:6-9 “The Importance of Faith”

The video on Galatians 3:6-9 you will find here.

April 5, 2020 ~ Galatians 3:10-14 “Christ and the Curse”

Virtually all agree that this paragraph is one of the most important in Galatians. It comes as no surprise, then, that it is also the subject of vigorous debate. Paul began this new segment of the letter by contending that the Galatians belong to God’s people because they have received the Spirit (3:1–5). He then turned to the OT (3:6–14) to defend the view that the Galatians are members of Abraham’s family.

The argument in 3:10–14 is closely joined to the previous paragraph (3:6–9). Paul has just finished an argument in which he contends that the family of Abraham has the faith of Abraham. More precisely, those who believe like Abraham participate in the blessing of Abraham. The promise that all nations will be blessed in Abraham (Gen 12:3) has now reached its fulfillment in the justification of Gentiles by faith. Just as Abraham was declared to be in the right before God by faith, so too Gentiles who put their faith in what God has done for them by the cross and resurrection of Jesus Christ are in a right relation with God.

The video on Galatians 3:10-14 you will find here.

April 19, 2020 ~ Galatians 3:15-18 “The Law and the Promise”

The video on Galatians 3:15-18 you will find here.

April 26, 2020 ~ Galatians 3:19-25 “Paul’s Gospel Defended”

The video on Galatians 3:19-25 you will find here.

May 3, 2020 ~ Galatians 4:1-7 “Paul Explains Their Adoption”

The video on Galatians 4:1-7 you will find here.

May 17, 2020 ~ Galatians 4:8-11 “The folly of reverting to the law”

The video on Galatians 4:8-11 you will find here.

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