Faith Finalized at Galatia (4 of 10) by Donald Cantrell

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Faith Finalized at Galatia (4 of 10)
Series: Galatians
Donald Cantrell
Galatians 3:1-14

I - Paul's Profound Perplexity (1)
II - Paul's Practical Proposition (2 - 5)
III - Paul's Powerful Portrait (6 - 9)
IV - Paul's Penetrating Point (10)
V - Paul's Perpetual Principle (11 - 14)

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H. A. Ironside was traveling and dropped in on a Sunday school class. The unprepared teacher asked how Old Testament saints were saved and somebody answered, ''By keeping the law.''

The teacher said, ''Correct!''

Ironside raised his hand and said, ''Romans 3:28 says it's not by the law.''

The teacher responded, ''Oh, that's right, sorry. So how were Old Testament saints saved?''

Somebody else answered, ''By making sacrifices.


Ironside raised his hand and said, ''Hebrews says the blood of bulls and goats is not sufficient.''

''Oh yeah...why don't you just tell us how!''

''The same way we are today, by faith!''

Jerry Shirley

In our sermon today we will see the futility of trying to be justified by keeping the law and the magnitude of being saved simply by faith. There are many that simply are incorrect in their thinking on how Old Testament saints were saved; many think it was through keeping the law, while many others think it was by the offering of sacrifices. Both of these views are incorrect, the only way for Abraham or any other Old Testament saint to find justification was through simple saving faith.

I - Paul's Profound Perplexity (1)

Gal 3:1 KJV - O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?

In this section Paul is going to show his perplexity with the churches of Galatia and how they had allowed the Judaizers and the legalist to come in and deceive them into allowing the Mosaic L ...

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