Sunday, February 9, 2014

Sermon Notes from Sunday, 2.9.14, on Galatians 1.1-9

Here are the sermon notes from Sunday, 2.9.14, on Galatians 1.1-9.  You can find the sermon audio and these notes in PDF at  You can also download the audio via our podcast on iTunes.

2 – When Another Gospel is not Another Gospel 
Galatians 1.1-9

The Facts: Jesus died for our sin – Jesus delivers us – God designed His rescue plan

  • We have a deep-rooted proclivity to self-justify (which leads to condemnation)
  • There are people who want to distort the Gospel for their gain

  • By rejecting it – “I’m not guilty”
  • By replacing Him in it – “the church = Christ” instead of “church = body of
  • By denying parts of it – more liberal theology (no deity -> no atonement ->
    just a teacher -> moral revolution)
  • By denying implications of it – HWP vs. Acts 14
  • Be adding to it – the problem of the Galatians

    Why is this a big deal?
  • There is a curse for those who do
  • The exclusivity of Christ demands the exclusivity of the message about Christ
  • Distorting the Gospel is Deserting God 

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