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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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Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.
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Indeed I, Paul, say to you that if you become circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing.
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And I testify again to every man who becomes circumcised that he is a debtor to keep the whole law.
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You have become estranged from Christ, you who attempt to be justified by law; you have fallen from grace.
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For we through the Spirit eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
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For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision avails anything, but faith working through love.
  1. If we do not stand fast, what will happen?
    Galatians 5:1
    Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.
  2. If they were to become circumcised, what would Christ profit for them?
    Galatians 5:2
    Indeed I, Paul, say to you that if you become circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing.
  3. If a person get circumcised, what do they become a debtor to keep?
    Galatians 5:3
    And I testify again to every man who becomes circumcised that he is a debtor 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 have become estranged from Christ, you who attempt to be justified by law; you have fallen from grace.
  5. What do we eagerly wait for?
    Galatians 5:5
    For we through the Spirit eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
  6. In Christ, what really matters?
    Galatians 5:6
    For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision avails anything, but 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 ran well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth?
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This persuasion does not come from Him who calls you.
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A little leaven leavens the whole lump.
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I have confidence in you, in the Lord, that you will have no other mind; but he who troubles you shall bear his judgment, whoever he is.
  1. Although they had ran well, what had they been hindered from obeying?
    Galatians 5:7
    You ran well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth?
  2. Where does this persuasion not come from?
    Galatians 5:8
    This persuasion does not come 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 you, in the Lord, that you will have no other mind; but he who troubles you shall bear his judgment, 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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And I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why do I still suffer persecution? Then the offense of the cross has ceased.
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I could wish that those who trouble you would even cut themselves off!
  1. What was Paul still suffering?
    Galatians 5:11
    And I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why do I still suffer persecution? Then the offense of the cross has ceased.
  2. What did Paul wish that those who were troubling them would do?
    Galatians 5:12
    I could wish that those who trouble you would even cut themselves off!

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, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
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For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."
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But if you bite and devour one another, beware lest you be consumed by one another!
  1. What have we been called to, and what are we not to do?
    Galatians 5:13
    For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
  2. What is the whole law fulfilled in?
    Galatians 5:14
    For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: "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, beware lest you be 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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I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.
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For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish.
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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
    I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.
  2. Why do the Spirit and the flesh lust against each other?
    Galatians 5:17
    For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish.
  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, which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness,
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idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies,
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envy, murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice 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, which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness,
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    idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies,
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    envy, murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
  2. What will happen to those who practice these things?
    Galatians 5:21
    envy, murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice 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, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
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gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.
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And those who are Christ's have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
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If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in 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, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
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    gentleness, self-control. Against such 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, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
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    gentleness, self-control. Against such 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 are Christ's 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 in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
  5. What are we not to do?
    Galatians 5:26
    Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.