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on February 6, 2024 — by .
This content is part of a series Bright Morning Reflections, in topic 2024 & books Galatians, John.

Fruit of the Spirit

The Gentile Christians in Galatia had believed the good news about Jesus when Paul evangelised them. But some Jewish false teachers had visited them and taught the Christians had to obey the Jewish laws. These laws controlled people. Some of the Christians in Galatia believed the false teachers. Paul was very worried about the Christians. So he wrote this letter to teach them the truth again. He reminded them about the true liberty that Jesus gave.

on December 21, 2023 — by .
This content is part of a series Bright Morning Reflections, in topic 2023 & books Ephesians, Galatians, Proverbs.

Christian family

In Ephesians 5:22-33, Paul considers the case of husbands and wives, in 6:1-4 the case of parents and children, and in 6:5-9 the case of masters and servants. In union with Christ, people within these various categories share the same spiritual status (Gal 3:28). But in the family and society, people have different functions, and they must know how they should act towards each other.

on December 20, 2023 — by .
This content is part of a series Bright Morning Reflections, in topic 2023 & books 1 Corinthians, Ephesians, Galatians, Genesis.

Marriage as brewed by God

People can have good relations with one another only as they consider one another. When they insist on their rights without considering others, they only destroy harmony and fellowship (verse 21). And I agree that this verse forms the preamble for the discussion on the roles of husbands and wives that follow from the next verse. The verse talks about submitting to each other. A Jewish man, in his morning prayer, would thank God for three things. These were that God had not made him a Gentile, a slave, or a woman.

on February 10, 2023 — by .
This content is part of a series Bright Morning Reflections, in topic 2023 & books Acts, Galatians.

Paul Rebukes Peter in Antioch

Paul first visited Jerusalem about three years after he became a Christian (Gal. 1:18). He again returned to Jerusalem 14 years later. Though the Bible does not tell us everything that Paul did during those 14 years, Acts 13:1-3 describes how God sent Paul out from the city called Antioch; so from Antioch to Jerusalem.

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