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Galatians Chapter 5:1-6

You are severed from Christ, you who would be justified by the law; you have fallen away from grace.

Galatians 5:1-6
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For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.
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Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision, Christ will be of no advantage to you.
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I testify again to every man who accepts circumcision that he is obligated to keep the whole law.
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You are severed from Christ, you who would be justified by the law; you have fallen away from grace.
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For through the Spirit, by faith, we ourselves eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness.
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For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love.
  1. If we do not stand fast, what will happen?
    Galatians 5:1
    For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.
  2. If they were to become circumcised, what would Christ profit for them?
    Galatians 5:2
    Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision, Christ will be of no advantage to you.
  3. If a person get circumcised, what do they become a debtor to keep?
    Galatians 5:3
    I testify again to every man who accepts circumcision that he is obligated to keep the whole law.
  4. If a person attempts to be justified by the law, who are they estranged from, and what have they fallen from?
    Galatians 5:4
    You are severed from Christ, you who would be justified by the law; you have fallen away from grace.
  5. What do we eagerly wait for?
    Galatians 5:5
    For through the Spirit, by faith, we ourselves eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness.
  6. In Christ, what really matters?
    Galatians 5:6
    For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love.

Galatians Chapter 5:7-10

You were running well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth?

Galatians 5:7-10
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You were running well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth?
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This persuasion is not from him who calls you.
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A little leaven leavens the whole lump.
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I have confidence in the Lord that you will take no other view, and the one who is troubling you will bear the penalty, whoever he is.
  1. Although they had ran well, what had they been hindered from obeying?
    Galatians 5:7
    You were running well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth?
  2. Where does this persuasion not come from?
    Galatians 5:8
    This persuasion is not from him who calls you.
  3. What does a little bit of leaven (yeast) do to a whole lump of bread dough?
    Galatians 5:9
    A little leaven leavens the whole lump.
  4. What will he who was troubling them bear?
    Galatians 5:10
    I have confidence in the Lord that you will take no other view, and the one who is troubling you will bear the penalty, whoever he is.

Galatians Chapter 5:11-12

But if I, brothers, still preach circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been removed.

Galatians 5:11-12
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But if I, brothers, still preach circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been removed.
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I wish those who unsettle you would emasculate themselves!
  1. What was Paul still suffering?
    Galatians 5:11
    But if I, brothers, still preach circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been removed.
  2. What did Paul wish that those who were troubling them would do?
    Galatians 5:12
    I wish those who unsettle you would emasculate themselves!

Galatians Chapter 5:13-15

For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

Galatians 5:13-15
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For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
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For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
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But if you bite and devour one another, watch out that you are not consumed by one another.
  1. What have we been called to, and what are we not to do?
    Galatians 5:13
    For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
  2. What is the whole law fulfilled in?
    Galatians 5:14
    For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
  3. What are we to beware of?
    Galatians 5:15
    But if you bite and devour one another, watch out that you are not consumed by one another.

Galatians Chapter 5:16-18

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.

Galatians 5:16-18
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But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
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For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.
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But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.
  1. If we walk by the Spirit, what will we not fulfill?
    Galatians 5:16
    But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
  2. Why do the Spirit and the flesh lust against each other?
    Galatians 5:17
    For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.
  3. If you are led by the Spirit, what are you not under?
    Galatians 5:18
    But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.

Galatians Chapter 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these.

Galatians 5:19-21
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Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality,
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idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions,
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envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

  1. What are evident works of the flesh?
    Galatians 5:19-21
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    Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality,
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    idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions,
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    envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
  2. What will happen to those who practice these things?
    Galatians 5:21
    envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians Chapter 5:22-26

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Galatians 5:22-26
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But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
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gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
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And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
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If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit.
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Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.
  1. What are the fruit of the Spirit?
    Galatians 5:22-23
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    But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
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    gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
  2. What law is against the fruit of the Spirit?
    Galatians 5:22-23
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    But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
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    gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
  3. What have those who belong to Christ done to the flesh and its passions and desires?
    Galatians 5:24
    And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
  4. If we live by the Sprit, how are we to walk?
    Galatians 5:25
    If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit.
  5. What are we not to do?
    Galatians 5:26
    Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.