Posts made in August, 2006

O Foolish Galatians

Posted by on Aug 27, 2006

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV August 27, 2006 Sunday Morning “O Foolish Galatians” Scripture Text: Galatians 3:1-5 Introduction:   A.   As we begin our study of Galatians chapter three, immediately we learn at least two things about these believers to whom Paul was writing. 1. The first thing we learn is that they were conducting themselves in a foolish manner (they were being foolish). 2. Notice once again.”Vrs. 1, “O foolish Galatians,” 3. The word translated “foolish” here is the Greek word “anoetos (an-o’-ay-tos).” 4. According to one Greek scholar, the word “denotes the stupidity that arises from deadness and impotence of...

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He Was To Be Blamed

Posted by on Aug 20, 2006

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV August 20, 2006 Sunday Morning “He Was To Be Blamed” Scripture Text: Galatians 2:11-21 Introduction:   A.   As I studied last week preparing for this morning’s message, I couldn’t help but think about what the Roman Catholic Church teaches concerning the office of Pope. 1. Of course, we know that the Bible says absolutely nothing about the existence of such an office. 2. Our Catholic friends, however, not only acknowledge such an office, they also believe that the man who occupies that office is “infallible.” 3. What do they mean by “infallible”? 4. Well, I looked up the word “infallible” in Webster’s...

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The Truth Of The Gospel

Posted by on Aug 13, 2006

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV August 13, 2006 Sunday Morning “The Truth Of The Gospel” Scripture Text: Galatians 2:1-10 Introduction:   A.   Before I go too far with my message this morning, I want to remind you that the very lengthy section of Galatians that we are currently in (1:10-2:21) is actually a defense that Paul gave of himself. 1. Why did Paul deem it necessary to defend himself? 2. He deemed it necessary because of false teachers who had crept into the Galatian churches and had launched a barrage of attacks against him. 3. First of all, they had attacked his motives, accusing him of being a man pleaser, rather than a God pleaser. 4. Paul...

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