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Galatians – Spring 2018 Series

This spring (2018) we’ll be studying Galatians, and we’ll embrace Paul’s passionate argument that Christ has set us free.

Here’s the plan: (AND – Scroll down for an awesome Bible Project video on Galatians)

Galatians – Christ has set us free

Date: January 7, 2018 (Week 1)
Text: Galatians 1:1-5
Title: He Gave Himself for Our Sins
Key Sentence: We give God glory for the good news of our deliverance
Worship: To God be the Glory

Date: January 14, 2018 (Week 2)
Text: Galatians 1:6-10
Title: Paul is Mad!
Key Sentence: It is crucial to keep the Gospel from becoming a different Gospel
Worship: Amazing Grace

Date: January 21, 2018 – (Week 3)
Text: Galatians 1:11-24
Title: It’s the Real Thing
Key Sentence: When God turns someone around, He gets the glory
Worship: Love Lifted Me

Date: January 28, 2018 (Week 4)
Text: Galatians 2:1-10
Title: Entrusted with the Gospel
Key Sentence: We can find unity in the grace of the Gospel message and ministry
Worship: The Church’s One Foundation

Date February 4, 2018 (Week 5) (Communion)
Text: Galatians 2:11-14
Title: In Step with the Truth
Key Sentence: Beware hypocrisy that gets out of step with the truth of the Gospel
Worship: Whom Shall I Fear

Date: February 11, 2018 (Week 6)
Text: Galatians 2:15-21
Title: By faith in the Son of God
Key Sentence: Die now to anything that tries to add to saving faith in Christ
Worship: Faith and Grace

Date: February 18, 2018 (Week 7)
Text: Galatians 3:1-9
Title: O Foolish Galatians!
Key Sentence: Rejoice in the truth that you don’t get saved or stay saved by merit.
Worship: The God of Abraham Praise

Date: February 25, 2018 (Week 8)
Text: Galatians 3:10-14
Title: The Curse
Key Sentence: Jesus received the curse so that we might receive the blessing
Worship: Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Date: March 4, 2018 (Week 9)
Text: Galatians 3:15-22
Title: The Offspring
Key Sentence: Jesus is the fulfillment of all the promises
Worship: Standing on the Promises

Date: March 11, 2018 (Week 10)
Text: Galatians 3:23-29
Title: Butterfly Time
Key Sentence: Shed the Chrysalis of the Law to Put on Christ
Worship: In Christ Alone

March 18, 2018 – Guest preacher, Bob to Pennsylvania?

I may focus on the Resurrection for all four Passion Week services. TBD

March 25, 2018 – Palm Sunday

March 29, 2018 – Thursday of Easter Week

April 1, 2018 – Easter Sunrise

April 1, 2018 – Easter Service

Date: April 8, 2018 (Week 11)
Text: Galatians 4:1-7
Title: The Privilege of Adoption
Key Sentence: In Jesus we are no longer slaves but adopted sons and daughters
Worship: Abba, Father

Date: April 15, 2018 (Week 12)
Text: Galatians 4:8-20
Title: What Will You Imitate?
Key Sentence: There are many bad role models, but only selflessness honors Jesus
Worship: Come Down O Love Divine (Ortega, Selflessness)

Date: April 22, 2018 (Week 13)
Text: Galatians 4:21-31
Title: Slave or Free
Key Sentence: A merit mentality enslaves, a grace mentality frees
Worship: No Longer Slaves

Date: April 29, 2018 – Guest Preacher (Bob week off)

Date: May 6, 2018 (Week 14) (Communion)
Text: Galatians 5:1-15
Title: For Freedom Christ Has Set Us Free
Key Sentence: Righteousness is not found in religious works but in faith working through love
Worship: How Beautiful

Date: May 13, 2018 (Week 15)
Text: Galatians 5:16-26
Title: Walk by the Spirit
Key Sentence: Only in step with the Spirit can our lives produce godly fruit.
Worship: For Today (and other fruit of the Spirit songs)

Date: May 20, 2018 (Week 16)
Text: Galatians 6:1-10
Title: Radical Community
Key Sentence: God plans to fully bless our pouring out.
Worship: One Another

Date: May 27, 2018 (Week 17)
Text: Galatians 6:11-18
Title: Boast Only in the Cross
Key Sentence: We’ve seen that the grounds of our hope is the cross, not works.
Worship: My Hope is Built!