The letter to the Galatians is a letter about freedom. No doubt about it. The good news of Jesus sets us free from futile attempts to justify ourselves through religion. It sets us free from the bondage of sin. It sets us free from human-centered systems of power, and much more. But after several arguments for the freedom found in Jesus, Paul now issues a corrective warning to the church. Be careful that you really understand your freedom and what it is meant for. Freedom is chain-breaking power, it is life-changing power, but it’s power we must not abuse. What do you use your freedom for?
- Galatians 5:1 - 15