Paul’s Letter to the Galatians in Christianity Today

Okay, I have to pass this on.

Someone published a list of letters to the editor that they think would be printed if Paul’s letter to the Galatians were published in Christianity Today in modern times.

Very fascinating!

Here’s an excerpt:

How arrogant of Mr. Apostle to think he has the right to judge these people and label them accursed. Isn’t that God’s job? Regardless of this circumcision issue, these Galatians believe in Jesus just as much as he does, and it is very Pharisaical to condemn them just because they differ on such a secondary issue.

Do note, in case you don’t already know, that there wasn’t actually a Galatian church. Galatia was a province, so Paul wrote his letter to the “churches” of Galatia.

In the Scriptures it was one church per city or town.

About Paul Pavao

I am married, the father of six, and currently the grandfather of two. I run a business, live in a Christian community, teach, and I am learning to disciple others better than I have ever been able to before. I believe God has gifted me to restore proper foundations to the Christian faith. In order to ensure that I do not become a heretic, I read the early church fathers from the second and third centuries. They were around when all the churches founded by the apostles were in unity. I also try to stay honest and open. I argue and discuss these foundational doctrines with others to make sure my teaching really lines up with Scripture. I am encouraged by the fact that the several missionaries and pastors that I know well and admire as holy men love the things I teach. I hope you will be encouraged too. I am indeed tearing up old foundations created by tradition in order to re-establish the foundations found in Scripture and lived on by the churches during their 300 years of unity.
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