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Galatians Background - Galatians Corps Notes 1983

I'd like to begin again this year, as I did last year, by expressing my appreciation to the greatest teacher of our times, Dr. Wierwille, for entrusting the Corps teaching of God’s Word to me. And who am I? I am a student. I have sat at the feet of the teacher with the most magnificent heart an ... Read more

Galatians 1: 1-10 Corps Notes 1983

The author of Galatians is God. Paul is the writer. Paul named the Galatians himself. Galatians 6:11 - He wrote the Epistle himself which was not typical of Paul (Rom. 16:22). He would have a secretary, he would dictate it. Paul would usually write the salutation at the end (II Thess ... Read more

Galatians 1: 11-24 Corps Notes 1983

Dr. WierwilleYou cannot go beyond what you’ve been taught. You can do less, but not more. Paul was trained under Gamaliel, and he was a real legalist in Rabbinic Judaeism. Nothing but God Himself could have changed the apostle Paul because he was so steeped in tradition. Paul could never ... Read more

Galatians 2: 1-14 Corps Notes 1983

Historical FactsGallia, Acts 18, was the pro council at Corinth, the summer of 51 to the summer of 52 A.D. Some historians say 51-53. There is no documentation to determine who is right. Most of the time they served for just one year.The soonest time Paul could have traveled to Cori ... Read more

Galatians 2: 15-21 Corps Notes 1983

This confrontation with Peter could have happened before the Jerusalem council in Acts 15:1,2; however the Galatians record indicates the error on Peter’s part, followed the decision of the Jerusalem council and Peter perceived the grace given to Paul (Galatians 2:9) which makes his error remar ... Read more

Galatians 3: 1-14 Corps Notes 1983

Chapters 3-5 represent the “heart of the matter”. The following is a high level overview of these three chapters.3:1 Rhetorical Question. Figure of Speech “Erotesis” – does not have a stated answer immediately following it.3:2 This is another Rhetorical Question, as are ve ... Read more

Galatians 4: 1-7 Corps Notes 1983

We saw in Chapter 3 that Abraham's believing was accounted to him for righteousness, and those that are of the seed of Abraham are those who believe. It is not those of the physical line, but those who believe are considered the sons of Abraham and they are blessed with faithful Abraham. It is no ... Read more

Galatians 4: 8-20 Corps Notes 1983

New Questions: First question –How did you receive the spirit? Through the works of Jesus Christ which we received by believing?Second question – Are you now made perfect by the works or religious deeds of the flesh? Read more

Galatians 4: 21-31 - 5: 1-21 Corps Notes

4:21 After they knew the law, they craved to be back under the law. To adhere to the law – circumcision.“hear the law” – hear what the law says.The reason they desired to be under the law was because of those people back in verse 17 who perverted the gospel and were zealous ... Read more

Galatians 5: 13-26 Corps Notes 1983

5:13 “Brethren” – 75 times in church epistles (9 times in Galatians): 11 in Romans 20 in I Corinthians 3 in II Corinthians 9 in Galatians 1 in Ephesians (in KJ version, but omitted in the original text) 6 in Philippians 4 in Colossians 14 in I Thessalonians 7 in II Thessalonians 2 in Philem ... Read more

Galatians 6: 1-10 Corps Notes 1983

Paul had his credentials, and the believers have their credentials also. What are they? Chapter 6:1–10 deals with the believers credentials in handling doctrinal error.Now specifically relating this section dealing with Abundant Sharing; that mark of quality is what gives you the credent ... Read more

Galatians Review - Galatians Corps Notes 1983

Galatians 6:8-10 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlastingAnd let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.As we have therefore opportunity, le ... Read more