Wiersbe wrote over 170 books including the popular be series, which has sold over four million copies. First of all, it is among the earliest, if not the earliest, of all the writings in the new testament. This study was obtained from the web site of a family radio listener and reformatted for this edition. During the reformation, galatians became so important to martin luther that he referred to the book as my kaethe the affectionate name for his wife. This epistle fulfilled a crucial role in early church it is often seen as a first draft of romans, since it covers the. The churches in galatia were comprised of both jewish and gentile converts.
Best commentaries and books on galatians logos bible software. This commentary has been through advanced checking. Visit our library of inductive bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the bible you can use in your small group. The letter gives us an insight into the problems that arose in the christian churches of the first century after jesus physical death, and most important of all, it reveals one of the most essential. An easyenglish bible version and commentary 2800 word vocabulary on pauls letter to the galatians. Galatians 1 bible commentary matthew henry concise. The introduction was obtained from family radios printed booklet for chapter one. The worldrenowned amazing facts bible school will help you know gods word better than ever. A blackaby bible study series encounters with god kindle edition by blackaby, henry, blackaby, richard, blackaby, tom, blackaby, melvin, blackaby, norman.
The opening verse identifies the author of galatians as the apostle paul. On sunday mornings, the teaching usually highlights a particular verse or section from the. Bible study on galatians introduction to pauls letter. Galatians, philippians, and philemon summary galatians.
Henry blackaby is the author of over a dozen books, including the bestselling experiencing god bible studies. Its absence seems to indicate the severity of the issue paul is about to address. Galatians bible study introduction date and place of writing one view holds that paul wrote this letter from ephesus or macedonia between 53 and 57 a. Pauls message was a new message, a mystery not known before a message received direct from heaven as a new revelation of divine truth.
The epistle has been written against the teachings of the judaizers who insist that gentiles galatians 1. But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than. Dig into the word and become a bible expert with amazing facts line of study bibles and more. Bible version and commentary 2800 word vocabulary on the book of galatians. Galatians, philippians, and philemon summary shmoop.
Galatians commentary matthew henry commentary on the. Galatians 1 commentary william barclays daily study bible. Commentary on galatians and ephesians by john calvin. This document has been generated from xsl extensible stylesheet language source with renderx xep formatter, version 3. Sabbath school study hour helping you get the most out of your sabbath school quarterly every week. Printable pdf version of this study introductory comments.
Galatians chapter 1 kjv king james version 1 paul, an apostle, not of men, neither by man, but by jesus christ, and god the father, who raised him from the dead. Learn what the bible teaches in the book of galatians. Galatians chapter 1 coffmans commentary of the new. Galatians is likely the first new testament book to be written, composed sometime soon after ad 49. The galatians felt pressured to seek salvation from the law of moses, even though they had already accepted the grace of christ. Galatians 1 commentary new testament matthew henry. A blackaby bible study series encounters with god henry blackaby.
Study guide for galatians 1 by david guzik blue letter bible. You see, the bible is not just a book for learning. An easyenglish bible version and commentary 2800 word vocabulary on the book of galatians. The book of galatians has been compared with the magna charta. The date and destination of galatians the epistle to the galatians david malick. This summary of the book of galatians provides information about the title, author s, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of galatians. Tom constables expository notes on galatians this is also available in the net. With bible gateway plus, you gain instant access to a digital bible study library, including complete notes from the niv cultural backgrounds study bible and the new bible commentary. Galatians 1 in all of pauls letters, there is no more passionate defense of the gospel than the letter to the galatians o galatia describes not a city but a region in presentday southern turkey. You can find the best commentary on galatians for you using the tools on the right side. In the book of acts we read that the galatians wanted to make paul a god one day, and the next day they stoned him.
My little children, of whom i travail in birth again i desire to be present with you, and to change my voice. In fact, to emphasize the seriousness of his purpose, he took the pen from his scribe and wrote the end of the letter himself in large letters galatians 6. Read galatians commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. Micah, nahum, habakkuk, zephaniah, haggai, zechariah, malachi, matthew. But pauls real emphasis was that salvation is not works oriented and that the galatians liberty should not be used as an excuse to continue in sin.
Longenecker, word biblical commentary wbc, thomas nelson. Study galatians using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Galatians with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Defection by galatian christians from the gospel back to the old law. A free bible version and commentary on the epistle to the galatians in easyenglish. Introduction to the apostle pauls letter to the galatians. An argument of the book of galatians related media in view of the historical and theological veracity of the gospel message that salvation and sanctification are acquired by faith, paul urges the galatians to separate from the false teachers who desire to entangle them, and to express their freedom through loving service of one another under. Bible study on galatians introduction to pauls letter to. If you are in a bible study group, the members of your group can join together to find or contribute answers. A commentary on the epistle to the galatians k the gospel versus religion christocentric commentary series. Galatians exhibits paul at his angriest, as he risked the good favor of the converts in those churches to make sure they were on the path of truth and not led off into deception.
Pauls purpose for writing the book of galatians, scholars believe around a. Commentary on the book of galatians by matthew henry new. There are a number of helpful commentaries on this epistle, and the following are five of the best. He proves the divine authority of his doctrine and mission. The book of galatians is sometimes referred to as the charter of christian liberty. A word list at the end explains words with a star by them. His authority comes from god the father and the risen christ and not through the agency of. Book of galatians overview insight for living ministries. The wiersbe bible study series explores timeless wisdom found in gods word. Wiersbe 19292019 was an internationally known bible teacher, author, and conference speaker.
The heart of this new message was the grace of god. Apart from a few 19thcentury interpreters, no one has seriously. Bible study from the book of galatians 3 mercygracelovelife. Galatians 1 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely. Feb 25, 2018 pauls message was a new message, a mystery not known before a message received direct from heaven as a new revelation of divine truth. Many scholars believe that galatians was written in the late 40s or the early 50s. The apostle paul asserts his apostolic character against such as lessened it. In fact, traveling through galatia was required when headed to. Leon morris wrote, galatians is a passionate letter, the outpouring of the soul of a preacher on fire for his lord and deeply committed to bringing his hearers to an understanding of what saving faith is.
Book 49 of 41 in the word biblical commentary series. Now that you have a good understanding of what the passage says and what it means, its time to come to conclusions. Galatians 1 commentary new testament matthew henry st. The scripture shut up all to faith in christ galatians 3. Book of galatians galatians chapter 1 galatians chapter 2 galatians chapter 3 galatians chapter 4 galatians chapter 5 galatians chapter 6. The epistle to the galatians table of contents introduction 3 chapter one 7 chapter two 10 chapter three chapter four 17 chapter five 21 chapter six 25 this study guide was developed in preparation for teaching adult bible classes. Galatians 1 commentary spurgeons verse expositions of the bible.
Again, all profits will go to support our love god greatly ministry. Read galatians commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible concise. Some have suggested the epistle is specifically addressed to jewish christians who want to. All scriptures are from the king james version bible.
Study the bible online using commentary on galatians and more. Nine of these book are letters to local churches like the ones in galatia. Word biblical commentary edition december 11, 1990. He served as the pastor of moody church in chicago from 1971 to 1978. It was a blending place where celts and gauls eventually settled in what is now central turkey, after conflicts with the romans and macedonians. A bible study for women extracting precious study partow, donna, johnson, lin on. This region was a place paul traveled during all three of his missionary journeys. My hope is that you will study this great book with me. When paul sits down to put pen to parchment to write to his friends in galatia, hes not exactly feeling the warm fuzzies for them. He reproves the galatians for revolting from the gospel of christ under the influence of evil teachers. All scripture text is from the king james version of the bible.
Now, then, we see the reason of the apostles not coming directly from jerusalem to ephesus. Book of galatians matthew henrys bible commentary concise. Commentary on galatians and ephesians bible study guide. In it, paul fights tooth and nail for the doctrine of justification by faith alone in christ alone. Our love god greatly galatians online bible study will be free to download and print starting august 31st, 2015. Paul knew that he was teaching the truth when he spoke about christ. In this study of the book of galatians, we find pauls battle cry for the true gospel and encounter the freedom found in placing our faith in christ alone. Because of your feedback, weve made our upcoming study journal in galatians available for purchase on amazon as well. Even though paul founded the church there and explicitly told them everything they ever needed to know. Galatians commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. Amazing facts 247 television station featuring the best in bible study streamed lived and on demand. Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was an english commentator on the bible, who published his works in 1706, sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible, covering the whole of the old testament, and the gospels and acts in the new testament. Nahum overview, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary of the old and new testament was penned by john calvin, martin luther and huldrych zwingli. Study guide for galatians 5 by david guzik blue letter bible.1356 807 479 1440 572 607 682 958 159 380 1543 888 1256 1267 779 1268 416 1547 40 1353 1564 387 249 136 837 1240 23 1460 870 1090 112 683 409 971 985 889 63 598 1494 706 960 420 223 441 504 676 856 927 786 543 1231