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Finishing Galatians

The rest of this spring (2018) we’ll be finishing 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

Before Easter we studied Galatians chapters 1-3. In April and May we’ll finish this wonderful book.

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

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 (Week 14)
Text: Galatians 5:1-15
Title: Faith Working Through Love
Key Sentence: Freedom is expressed in faith working through love.
Worship: As He Loved Us!

Date: May 6, 2018 (Week 15)
Text: Galatians 5:13-18
Title: Real Freedom
Key Sentence: Real freedom is to be led by the Spirit into love for others
Worship: Holy Spirit, You are Welcome Here

Date: May 13, 2018 (Week 16)
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 17) (Todd vacation this week?)
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 18)
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!

Summer Series: Counter-cultural Character Qualities
This will be a 12 week series. It’s not focused on politics or even directly on the ills of our culture, many though the are, but on what God can do in each of us to help us stand out as a light in this cultural moment.

Date: June 3, 2018 (Communion)
Topic: Friendship (vs. loneliness)
Text: John 15:12-17
Title: I Have Called You Friends
Key Sentence: Jesus is the model of what it means to value friends
Worship: My Hope is Built!