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SUMMARY CHART:
EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANS
Gospel of Grace
Defended
Gospel of Grace
Explained
Gospel of Grace
Applied
Defense of the
Gospel
Gal 1:1-2:21
Freedom
from Legalism
Gal 3:1-4:31
Freedom
to Love and to Serve
Gal 5:1-6:18
Labor Liberty Life
Authority
Not Opinion
Freedom
Not Bondage
Spirit
Not Flesh
Personal
Autobiography
Doctrinal
Accuracy
Practical
Application
Paul the
Apostle

(Gal 1:1-24)
Paul's
Authority

(Gal 2:1-21)
Justified by Faith not Works
(Gal 3:1-9)
Justified by Faith not the Law
(Gal 3:10-4:20)
Grace and Law Cannot Co-Exist
(Gal 4:21-31)
Position and Practice of Liberty
(Gal 5:1-15)
Power of Liberty

(Gal 5:16-26)
Performance in Liberty

(Gal 6:1-18)
Vindication Exposition Application
Testimonial and
Apologetic
Doctrinal and
Argumentative
Practical and
Hortatory
Biographical
Explanation
Doctrinal
Exposition
Practical
Exhortation
Authentication
of Liberty
Argumentation
for Liberty
Application
of Liberty

Style or Tone: Vigorous, blunt, aggressive, direct, corrective, urgent, brief, righteous anger, strong words

Theme: Justification by Faith and not by Works of the Law

Author: Paul in large letters (Gal 6:11)

Recipients: Churches in Galatia (Gal 1:2) (Most likely the Southern Region)

Christ in Galatian: Jesus is the Source and Power for the believer's New Life. (Gal 2:20, 5:16)

Galatians
Verse by Verse

In Depth Commentary
On Site

COMMENTARY BY CHAPTER AND VERSE (Under construction)

Galatians 1:1 Commentary
Galatians 1:2 Commentary
Galatians 1:3 Commentary
Galatians 1:4 Commentary
Galatians 1:5 Commentary
Galatians 1:6 Commentary
Galatians 1:7 Commentary
Galatians 1:8 Commentary
Galatians 1:9 Commentary
Galatians 1:10 Commentary
Galatians 1:11 Commentary
Galatians 1:12 Commentary
Galatians 1:13 Commentary
Galatians 1:14 Commentary
Galatians 1:15 Commentary
Galatians 1:16 Commentary
Galatians 1:17 Commentary
Galatians 1:18 Commentary
Galatians 1:19 Commentary
Galatians 1:20 Commentary
Galatians 1:21 Commentary
Galatians 1:22 Commentary
Galatians 1:23 Commentary
Galatians 1:24 Commentary

COMMENTARY ON INDIVIDUAL VERSES

Galatians 2:20 Commentary
Galatians 5:16 Commentary
Galatians 5:17 Commentary
Galatians 5:18 Commentary
Galatians 5:19 Commentary
Galatians 5:20 Commentary
Galatians 5:21 Commentary
Galatians 5:22 Commentary
Galatians 5:23 Commentary
Galatians 5:24 Commentary
Galatians 5:25 Commentary
Galatians 5:26 Commentary
Galatians 6:7 Commentary
Galatians 6:8 Commentary
Galatians 6:9 Commentary
Galatians 6:10 Commentary
Galatians 6:14 Commentary
Galatians 6:16 Commentary on the "Israel of God - Is God "Finished" with Israel?

Henry Alford (1810-1871)
(Read his fascinating brief biography - Henry Alford and Phil Johnson's related comments)
The New Testament for English Readers
Galatians Commentary

Recommended

James Rosscup writes that Alford's series on the New Testament "contains much that is valuable in the Greek New Testament...though all of the Greek New Testament words have been changed to English throughout." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works or Logos)

Charles Haddon Spurgeon (see his comments in following entry on Alford).

Editorial Note: If you are not proficient in Greek, you will find this work considerably more useful than the following work by Alford, because in this volume he translates the Greek and Latin into English. While the "The Greek New Testament" is longer (e.g., English version of 1John = 66 pages compared to Greek version = 94 pages in part because the latter includes comments of more technical nature), the substance of the commentary is otherwise similar to that found in the "NT for English Readers".

Henry Alford's "The New Testament for English Readers"

Introduction

Galatians 1

Galatians 2

Galatians 3

Galatians 4

Galatians 5

Galatians 6

Henry Alford
The Greek New Testament
Galatians Commentary

Recommended

James Rosscup writes that "This was the great work in the life of the versatile Dean of Canterbury. An outcome of this production was the New Testament for English Readers (4 vols.). Alford was a Calvinist, conservative and premillennial, though not dispensational. He takes a literal interpretation of the thousand years in Rev. 20 and has a famous quote there, is strong on sovereign election as in Ro 8:29, 30 and 1Pe 1:2, but, unfortunately, holds to baptismal regeneration in such texts as Titus 3:5 and John 3:5. He shows a great knowledge of the Greek text and faces problems of both a doctrinal and textual nature." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works or Logos)

John Piper writes ""When I’m stumped with a...grammatical or syntactical or logical [question] in Paul, I go to Henry Alford. Henry Alford...comes closer more consistently than any other human commentator to asking my kinds of questions."

Charles Haddon Spurgeon writes that this text "is an invaluable aid to the critical study of the text of the New Testament. You will find in it the ripened results of a matured scholarship, the harvesting of a judgment, generally highly impartial, always worthy of respect, which has gleaned from the most important fields of Biblical research, both modern and ancient, at home and abroad. You will not look here for any spirituality of thought or tenderness of feeling; you will find the learned Dean does not forget to do full justice to his own views, and is quite able to express himself vigorously against his opponents; but for what it professes to be, it is an exceedingly able and successful work. The later issues are by far the most desirable, as the author has considerably revised the work in the fourth edition. What I have said of his Greek Testament applies equally to Alford’s New Testament for English Readers,* which is also a standard work." (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students, Vol. 4: Commenting and Commentaries; Lectures Addressed to the students of the Pastors' College, Metropolitan Tabernacle)

Henry Alford's 1903 "The Greek Testament"

Introduction

Galatians 1

Galatians 2

Galatians 3

Galatians 4

Galatians 5

Galatians 6

Paul Apple
Commentary on Galatians Pdf

Galatians 84 page Pdf

Wayne Barber
Expository (Sermon) Commentary
Galatians

Galatians Introduction

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 1:1 Commentary - Just Who's In Charge?

Galatians 1:3-5 Commentary - The Gospel of Grace

Galatians 1:6-8 Commentary - The Tragedy of Deception

Galatians 1:10-24 Commentary - Paul in Defense of Paul

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 2:1-11 Commentary - Paul in Defense of Paul - Part 2

Galatians 2:11-19 Commentary - Paul Confronts Peter

Galatians 2:20 Commentary - Christ Lives in Me

Galatians 2:20-21 Commentary - Christ Lives in Me - Part 2

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 3:1 Commentary - Abide with Me

Galatians 3:1 Commentary - The Foolishness of Denying Christ

Galatians 3:2-7 Commentary - The Means of Our Salvation

Galatians 3:6-11 Commentary - The Means of Our Sanctification

Galatians 3:12-18 Commentary - Free to Be What God Wants Me to Be

Galatians 3:19-25 Commentary - The Purpose of the Law

Galatians 3:26-29 Commentary - Sons of God

Galatians 3:26-29, 5:19-21 Commentary - What Garment Are You Wearing?

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 4:1-7 Commentary - Sons and Heirs

Galatians 4:8-12 Commentary - Son or Slave

Galatians 4:12-18 Commentary - Who Are You Listening To?

Galatians 4:19-20 Commentary - The True Teacher

Galatians 4:22-31 Commentary - Flesh versus Spirit

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 5:1-6 Commentary - Born to Be Free

Galatians 5:7-10 Commentary - Don't Be Deceived

Galatians 5:11-17 Commentary - Freedom: The Power to Do As You Should

Galatians 5:16-18 Commentary - Be Led By the Spirit

Galatians 5:19 Commentary - The Sexual Deception of the Flesh

Galatians 5:20 Commentary - The Superstitious Deception of the Flesh

Galatians 5:20 Commentary - The Social Deception of the Flesh

Galatians 5:19-21 Commentary - The Social Deception of the Flesh - Part 2

Galatians 5:19-21 Commentary - The Sensual Deception of the Flesh

Galatians 5:22-23 Commentary - The Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 5:22-23 Commentary - The Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 5:22-23 Commentary - The Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 6 Commentary

Galatians 6:1 Commentary - Restore Such a One In a Spirit of Gentleness

Galatians 6:2-5 Commentary - Christ’s Love in Us

Galatians 6:6-8 Commentary - You Reap What You Sow

Galatians 6:9-10 Commentary - Keep Sowing Good Seed

Galatians 6:11-18 Commentary - One Final Look

William Barclay
Commentary on Galatians
Daily Study Bible

Comment: Barclay often has rich insights on Greek words and/or historical background. However, be aware that he does hold some unorthodox beliefs, so be a Berean (Acts 17:11) and use this resource wisely.

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Albert Barnes
Commentary on Galatians

James Rosscup writes that Barnes "includes 16 volumes on the Old Testament, 11 on the New Testament. The New Testament part of this old work was first published in 1832–1851. Various authors contributed. It is evangelical and amillennial...Often the explanations of verses are very worthwhile." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works or Logos)

C H Spurgeon "Albert Barnes is a learned and able divine, but his productions are unequal in value, the gospels are of comparatively little worth, but his other comments are extremely useful for Sunday-school teachers and persons with a narrow range of reading, endowed with enough good sense to discriminate between good and evil....Placed by the side of the great masters, Barnes is a lesser light, but taking his work for what it is and professes to be, no minister can afford to be without it, and this is no small praise for works which were only intended for Sunday-school teachers." (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students, Vol. 4: Commenting and Commentaries; Lectures Addressed to the students of the Pastors' College, Metropolitan Tabernacle)

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

C. Norman Bartlett
Commentary:
GALATIANS AND Y0U
Studies in the Epistle of Paul
to the Galatians
Moody Press, 1948
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Galatians 1:1-10 - Historical Background of the Epistle

Galatians 1:11-24 - Personal Explanation

Galatians 2:1-10 - Personal Explanation

Galatians 2:11-21 - Personal Explanation

Galatians 3:1-22 - Doctrinal Exposition

Galatians 3:23-4:7 - Doctrinal Exposition

Galatians 4:8-20 - Doctrinal Exposition

Galatians 5:1-15 - Practical Application

Galatians 5:16-23 - Practical Application

Galatians 6:1-18 - Practical Application

Brian Bell
Calvary Chapel, Murrieta
Notes on Galatians

Galatians 1

Galatians 2

Galatians 3:1-14

Galatians 3:15-29

Galatians 4

Galatians 5:1-18

Galatians 5:19-26

Galatians 6

Johann A Bengel
Commentary on Galatians
Gnomon of the New Testament
Index to Mt-Rev Chapter by Chapter

James Rosscup writes "This work (Gnomon), originally issued in 1742, has considerable comment on the Greek, flavoring the effort with judicious details about the spiritual life. It has much that helps, but has been surpassed by many other commentaries since its day." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works or Logos)

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Johann Bengel
Commentary on Galatians
The Critical English Testament
Similar to above but less Greek

Short Pithy Comments
Index to Mt-Rev Chapter by Chapter

Charles Haddon Spurgeon -- "'A Critical New Testament, so compiled as to enable a reader, unacquainted with Greek, to ascertain the exact English force and meaning of the language of the New Testament, and to appreciate the latest results of modern criticism.' Such is the professed aim of this commentary, and the compilers have very fairly carried out their intentions. The whole of Bengel’s Gnomon is bodily transferred into the work, and as one hundred and twenty years have elapsed since the first issue of that book, it may be supposed that much has since been added to the wealth of Scripture exposition; the substance of this has been incorporated in brackets, so as to bring it down to the present advanced state of knowledge. We strongly advise the purchase of this book, as it is multum in parvo, and will well repay an attentive perusal. Tischendorf and Alford have contributed largely, with other German and English critics, to make this one of the most lucid and concise commentaries on the text and teachings of the New Testament" (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students, Vol. 4: Commenting and Commentaries; Lectures Addressed to the students of the Pastors' College, Metropolitan Tabernacle)

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Bethany Bible
G reg Allen
Sermons and Study Notes on Galatians

Galatians 1:1-5 A Greeting With An Edge

Galatians 1:3-5 Communion Reflections

Galatians 1:6-10 And Now For Something Completely Different...!

Galatians 1:11-24 A Gospel Not According to Man

Galatians 2:1-10 The 'Pillars' Added Nothing!

Galatians 2:11-21 The Most Important Church Picnic Fight in History

Galatians 2:20 Living by Grace

Galatians 3:1-5 The Bewitching Lure of 'Something More'

Galatians 3:6-14 Blessed with Believing Abraham

Galatians 3:19-25 Made Guilty Enough for Grace

Galatians 3:23-29 Forced by Moses to Jesus

Galatians 4:8-20 A Preacher's Fears for a Backsliding Church

Galatians 5:13-14 Keeping the Law Through Love

Galatians 5:13-15 The Responsibilities of Liberty

Galatians 5:16-26 Walk in the Spirit

Galatians 5:22-25 The Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 6:6-10 Sowing in the Right Field

Galatians 6:11-18 Walk According to this Rule

Galatians 6:14 Living A Crucified Life

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Galatians 3

Galatians 4

Galatians 5

Galatians 6

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Resources on Galatians

Introduction

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

A E Bouter
An Outline to the Epistle to the Galatians

Introduction - 1:1-5

The Problem - 1:6-10

  1. The Biographical Argument: An Independent Revelation - 1:11-2:21

    1. Independent of Human Teaching - 1:11-17

    2. Independent of Judean Churches - 1:18-24

    3. Independent of the Judaizers - 2:1-10

    4. Independent of Apostolic Pressure - 2:11-18

    5. Independent of Selfish Interest - 2:19-21

  2. The Doctrinal Argument: The Failure of Legalism - 3:1-4:31

    1. From Personal Experience - 3:1-5

    2. From Old Testament Teaching - 3:6-14

    3. From Priority of Promise - 3:15-22

    4. From Superiority of Mature Faith - 3:23-4:7

    5. From Danger of Reaction - 4:8-11

    6. From Contrast of Motives - 4:12-20

    7. From Contrast of Bondage & Liberty - 4:21-31

  3. III. The Practical Argument: The Effects of Liberty - 5:7-6:10

    1. Introduction - 5:1

    2. The Consequences of Liberty - 5:2-12

    3. Definition of Freedom - 5:13-15

    4. Individual Practice - 5:16-24

    5. Social Practice - 5:25-6:10

Conclusion - 6:11-18

  1. Motive of Liberty - 6:11-16

  2. Price of Liberty - 6:17

John Brown
Galatians Commentary
An Exposition of the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians
1853
Note: At the top of every other page one can usually discern which specific verse is being exposited.

C H Spurgeon writes that "Brown is a modern Puritan. All his expositions are of the utmost value. The volume on Galatians is one of the scarcest books in the market.." (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students, Vol. 4: Commenting and Commentaries; Lectures Addressed to the students of the Pastors' College, Metropolitan Tabernacle)

This work belongs to the same class with the others from the pen of the same author, which we have had repeated occasion to notice, and which taken together, already form a contribution to our exegetical literature, such as, whether in extent or importance, no other writer of our age has furnished.—Journal of Sacred Literature

It is a remarkable instance of a difficult theme made plain, and of a dry one made interesting. It would be easy to quote passage upon passage in support of this commendatory notice of this invaluable work. For us even to praise Dr. Brown as an expositor of Scripture we feel to be verging on presumption, and all we can desire for the readers of his book is some measure of the gratitude and admiration which its perusal has excited in ourselves.—United Presbyterian Magazine

Preface - Read Brown's Interesting perspective in May, 1853!

Prolegomena - Recipients, Occasion, Subject, Date, Genuineness, etc

Galatians 1:1-5 Inscription of the Epistle

Galatians 1:6-10 Introduction to the Epistle

Galatians 1:11-2:21 The Apostle's Historical Defence of Himself and His Office

Galatians 3:1-4:1-7 The Apostle's Defence of His Doctrine

Galatians 4:8-5:12 The Apostle's Expostulations with and Warning of the Galatians

Allegorical Illustration

The Course the Galatians were Following - An Implicit Renunciation of Christianity & Its Blessings

Galatians 5:7 Additional Considerations Fitted to Rouse the Galatians to Serious Consideration

Galatians 5:16ff Walk in the Spirit

Galatians 6:4 Caution Against Over Self-Estimation

Galatians 6:6 The Duty of the Galatians to Support their Teachers

Galatians 6:7 Sowing and Reaping

Galatians 6:8 Exhortation to Well-Doing and Caution Against Becoming Weary in It

Galatians 6:11-18 Postscript

Galatians 6:14 The Apostle's Determination to Glory Only in the Cross of Christ (>10 page exposition!)

John Calvin
Commentary on Galatians

Intro

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Adam Clarke
Commentary on Galatians
(see bio)

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

George Clarke
Commentary on Galatians (1906)
"Designed for Pastors and Sunday Schools"

Galatians Introduction

Galatians Outline

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Thomas Constable
Commentary on Galatians
Expository Notes
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Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Bob Deffinbaugh
Bible.org

Acts 15:1-31 The Gospel Under Siege: Christianity Confronts a Cult

Acts 15:1-31 The Characteristics of a Cult

Acts 15:1-31 Cults, Christianity, and Culture

Galatians 1:1-9 Giving Up the Gospel

Galatians 1:10-2:10 Was Paul a Man-Pleaser?

Galatians 2:11-21 Peter’s Capitulation and Paul’s Correction

Galatians 3:1-9 The Cost of Changing Course

Galatians 3:10-18 What the Law Cannot Do

Galatians 3:19-29 The Contribution of the Mosaic Covenant

Galatians 4:1-11 The Inferiority of Immaturity

Galatians 4:12-20 Paul Gets Personal

Galatians 4:21-31 How to Learn From the Law

Galatians 5:1-12 The Goal of the Gospel

Galatians 5:13-26 The War Without and the War Within— 1

Galatians 5:13-26 The War Without and the War Within— 2

Galatians 6:1-5 Bearing Burdens: How One Sinner Relates...

Galatians 6:6-18 Sowing and Reaping

Dan Duncan
Sermons
Believers Chapel
Audio and Pdf

Galatians - Click for complete listing

John Eadie
Commentary on Galatians
(1869) 550 page work!
Recommended: One has to "sift" through his prolific comments
but there is "gold in those hills" as the prospectors say! (Note - This source can be searched)

See also - Commentary on the Greek Text of the Epistle of Paul to the Galatians - in Pdf

C H Spurgeon writes that "This is a most careful attempt to ascertain the meaning of the Apostle by a painstaking analysis of his words. The author is not warped by any system of theology, but yet he does not deviate from recognized evangelical truth. As a piece of honest grammatical exegesis the value of this commentary is very great, though there is room to differ from it here and there." (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students, Vol. 4: Commenting and Commentaries)

Rosscup - Based on the Greek text, this commentary grapples with problems in an energetic fashion, presenting various views and coming to conclusions. It is voluminous (480 pages).

Introduction

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Theodore Epp
Devotionals on Galatians
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Galatians 1:1-10: Don't Minimize God's Grace!

Galatians 2:1-10: The Marks of a Christian

Galatians 1:11-17 The Response of Faith

Galatians 2:11-21: Dying to Live

Galatians 3:1-14: Law, Grace and Victory

Galatians 3:15-25: Added, Not Mixed

Galatians 4:19-31: Born Free!

Galatians 4:22-26: Results of the Lack of Faith

Galatians 4:30-31 Flesh and Spirit in Conflict

Galatians 5:1-7: The Law of Liberty

Galatians 5:13-26: Cast Your Vote for Victory!

Galatians 5:16-26: Constant Grace

Galatians 5:16 Spirit-Controlled or Carnal

Galatians 5:16-17: Flesh and Spirit in Conflict

Galatians 5:17 Conflict is Inevitable

Galatians 5:22,23 Meekness: Strength Under Control

Galatians 6:1 Restoring a Brother

Galatians 6:7 Sowing and Reaping

Galatians 6:11-18: Boasting That Brings Blessing!

Galatians 6:16-23 Flesh and Spirit in Conflict

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Galatians: Liberated Faith
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Galatians 1:1-24: Stand Up for the Gospel

Galatians 2:1-21: Be True to the Gospel

Galatians 3:1-14: Be Saved by Faith

Galatians 3:15-4:7: Enjoy Christian Relationships

Galatians 4:8-31: Don’t Turn Back

Galatians 5:1-5: Use Your Freedom for Others

Galatians 5:16-26: Let the Spirit Lead

Galatians 6:1-18: Be Responsible

Expositor's Greek Testament
Commentary on Galatians
Frederic Rendall

Introduction

Outline

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

G G Findlay
The Expositor's Bible
Commentary on Galatians

Galatians 1:1-10 The Address

Galatians 1:3-5 The Salutation

Galatians 1:6-10 The Anathema

Galatians 1:11-14 Paul's Gospel Revealed by Christ

Galatians 1:15-17 Paul's Divine Commission

Galatians 1:18-24 Paul and the Primitive Church

Galatians 2:1-5 Paul and the False Brethren

Galatians 2:6-10 Paul and the Three Pillars

Galatians 2:11-18 Paul and Peter at Antioch

Galatians 2:19-21 The Principles at Stake

Galatians 3:1-5 The Galatian Folly

Galatians 3:6-14 Abraham's Blessing and the Law's Curse

Galatians 3:15-18 The Covenant of Promise

Galatians 3:19-24 The Design of the Law

Galatians 3:25-29 The Emancipated Sons of God

Galatians 4:1-7 The Heirs Coming of Age

Galatians 4:8-11 The Return to Bondage

Galatians 4:12-20 Paul's Entreaty

Galatians 4:21-5:1 The Story of Hagar

Galatians 5:1 The Story of Hagar

Galatians 5:2-6 Shall the Galatians Be Circumcised?

Galatians 5:7-12 The Hinderers and Troublers

Galatians 5:13-15 The Perils of Liberty

Galatians 5:16-26 Christ's Spirit and Human Flesh

Galatians 5:19-21 The Works of the Flesh

Galatians 5:22, 23 The Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 6:1-5 Our Brother's Burden and Our Own

Galatians 6:6-10 Sowing and Reaping

Galatians 6:11-14 The False and the True Glorying

Galatians 6:15, 16 Ritual Nothing: Character Everything

Galatians 6:17, 18 The Brand of Jesus

Joe Guglielmo
Notes on Galatians
Calvary Chapel
Manitowoc, Wisc

Select Galatians for list of all sermons

Dave Guzik
Commentary Notes on Galatians

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Norman Harrison
Commentary on Galatians
His Side versus Our Side: Overview of Galatians
Or, What is a True Christian?

(1947)

If the Christian faith is true -- and it is, blessedly true -- the importance of a correct understanding of Christian truth and of the nature of the life produced by it cannot be over-emphasized. Human destiny is at stake. Yet the popular misconception of the Christian life, everywhere prevalent in Christendom, both inside the Church and out, and that in a day of boasted intelligence and learning, is nothing short of tragic. It is both baffling and alarming. Yet, in a sense, the fact that the essential character of Christian truth should be so far beyond popular comprehension is a tribute to our Faith. To our mind, as a result of wide observation, the most serious error of our day is the popular notion that the Christian life is a matter of CONDUCT. Do certain things; don't do certain things, and you are a Christian! This confining of Christian living to behaviour is altogether shallow, superficial, and above all else FUTILE. What is a Christian? The answer runs somewhat thus: A Christian is one who accepts CHRIST, especially as the teacher of a way of life; he adopts a set of habits, such as church attendance, Bible reading, prayer; he associates with other "Christian" people; he doesn't lie, steal, or get drunk; he is fair in his dealings with his fellowmen; he can be counted on to take a "Christian" attitude toward the questions of the day. A "Christian" is one who conforms to certain standards! And essential change in the PERSON, productive of such conduct, is ignored. This is GALATIANISM in its modern, most common form. It is this against which the Apostle Paul contended with passionate conviction that it was fatal to the Christian system of truth and experience.

THE DISTINGUISHING MARKS OF A TRUE CHRISTIAN

Turning to the Epistle to the Galatians we find the Apostle Paul defining and describing a Christian in such terms as these:

1 A Christian is one who has the living CHRIST living in him. (See Gal 2:20; 4:19). He has had a transforming experience.

2 A Christian is one who has the HOLY SPIRIT (Gal 4:6). He begets in the believer new characteristics that are productive of Christian conduct (Gal 5:22, 23).

3 A Christian is one who has shared the Cross experience with Christ, as the basic solution of his personal problems. (see Gal 2:20; 5:24; 6:14, 17).

4 A Christian is one possessed of a life so divine, so ideal that it cannot be pressed into a mould of external regulations (See Gal 4:9, 10, 11, 19, 20, 21; 5:1-6)

In other words, the Christian life consists not in BEHAVING but in BEING, a life out of which behaviour naturally proceeds; not something external, but internal, the root producing the fruit. It is a LIFE that must be free to express itself; to impose regulations upon it is fatal to it. Man in his natural state soon finds he is like the woody growth of the grape vine; running to wood, the real life is choked out. He has nothing but the external form, an empty shell of respectability...Paul is contending against a twofold error. (1) First, that our salvation is secured partly by faith in CHRIST and partly by good works prescribed by the law. (2) Second, that our perfecting in this life in CHRIST is a matter of self-effort on our part in obedience to the law. Thus Paul sees at stake the two essentials of the Christian faith, SALVATION and SANCTIFICATION, and sets about zealously to safeguard them for all time. The difficulty with the above errors is that they leave us impotently on Our Side, in struggle and failure. They are powerless to transfer us to the abounding resources of His Side. (Read all the introductory comments Galatians Introduction)

Galatians That He Might Deliver Us

Galatians 1:6-8 The Gospel versus "Another Gospel"

Galatians 1:11, 12, 2:2 A Revelation versus a Reasoning

Galatians 2:20 Christ Inliving - I Crucified

Galatians 2:21 Grace versus Law

Galatians 3:2-3 Faith versus Works

Galatians 3:13-14 Blessing versus Cursing

Galatians 3:324 Justification by Faith plus Nothing

Galatians 4:7 Sons versus Servants

Galatians 4:9 Freedom versus Bondage

Galatians 4:22-24 New Covenant versus Old Covenant

Galatians 5:1-6 Standing Fast versus Falling Away

Galatians 5:16 Spirit versus Flesh

Galatians 6:7-8 Sowing and Reaping

Galatians 6:14-15 "I" Crucified versus the World

Galatians 6:17 Possessors versus Professors

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Galatians 1:1-5 Introduction of Paul’s Gospel Message

Galatians 1:6-10 Paul’s Rebuke of the Galatian Heresy

Galatians 1:11-2:21 Paul’s Vindication of his Gospel Ministry

Galatians 3:1-4:31 Paul’s Vindication of Gospel Sanctification

Galatians 5:1-6:10 Paul’s Vindication of Liberty Living

Galatians 6:11-18 Conclusion: Encapsulation of Paul’s Message, Essay, Bibliography

Leon Hyatt
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Galatians 1:1-5 Salutation and Greeting
Galatians 1:6-10 Initial Appeal to Reject Salvation by the Law
Galatians 1:11-14 Because My Gospel is From God - By Revelation
Galatians 1:15-17 My Gospel is From God - Arabia and Damascus
Galatians 1:18-20 My Gospel is From God - In Jerusalem to Visit Cephas
Galatians 1:21-24 My Gospel is From God -Syria and Cilicia
Galatians 2:1-10 My Gospel is From God - In Jerusalem to Discuss Circumcision
Galatians 2:11-21 -10 My Gospel is From God - Confronting Cephas in Antioch
Galatians 3:1-5 Because of Your Experience
Galatians 3:6-9 Because of Scriptures About Abraham's Faith
Galatians 3:10-14 Because of Scriptures about the Curse of the Law
Galatians 3:15-18 Because of Scriptures about the Covenant
Galatians 3:19-20 Why Then the Law?
Galatians 3:21-29 Does the Law Contradict God's Promises?
Galatians 4:1-11 Because Christ Has Set You Free
Galatians 4:12-20 Because of Your Confidence in Me
Galatians 4:21-31 Illustration from Abraham's Two Sons
Galatians 5:1-12 Concluding Appeal to Reject Salvation by the Law
Galatians 5:13-15 Do Not Indulge the Body - Enslave Yourselves to Each Other
Galatians 5:16-22 Do Not Indulge the Body - Walk in the Spirit
Galatians 6:1-10 Do Not Indulge the Body - Be Helpful to Each Other
Galatians 6:11-18 Postscript

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Galatians 2:11-14 Paul Versus Peter

Galatians 2:15-21 Justification by Faith Alone

Galatians 3:1-14 O Foolish Galatians

Galatians 3:15-22 Moses and Abraham, Law v. Promise

Galatians 3:23-29 Once in Custody, Now in Christ

Galatians 3:28 Role Distinctions in the Church

Galatians 4:1-7 The Greatest Commission

Galatians 4:8-20 My Children, Persevere in Grace

Galatians 4:21-31 Throw Out Those Legalists!

Galatians 5:1-12 Freedom in Christ vs. Falling

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Galatians 1:1-5 Paul's Apostleship and Christ's Atonement for God's Glory

Galatians 1:6-12 How To Destroy the Gospel

Galatians 1:13-2:10 The Chronology of Paul's Apostleship

Galatians 2:11-21 Paul Confronts Peter in Antioch

Galatians 3:1-5 How Do You Answer Paul's Five Questions?

Galatians 3:6-9 Paul's Prime Example of Justification by Faith

Galatians 3:10-14 Are You Living a Cursed or Redeemed Life?

Galatians 3:15-18 Is There Such a Thing as a Gift you Must Earn?

Galatians 3:19-22 What is the Purpose of the Law? (Part 1)

Galatians 3 23-29 What is the Purpose of the Law? (Part 2)

Galatians 4:1-5 At Just the Right Time, God Sent His Son

Galatians 4:6-11 Turning Back to Weak and Worthless Things

Galatians 4:12-20 How Do You Respond to the Truth?

Galatians 4:21-31 Paul's Illustration Contrasting Law's and Freedom

Galatians 5:1-6 You Are Free, So Stay Out of Bondage!

Galatians 5:7-12 How False Doctrine Cuts In on the Truth

Galatians 5:13-23 Freedom in Christ Means Freedom to Serve Others

Galatians 6:1-5 Our Duty to Practice the Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 6:6-10 God's Principle of Sowing and Reaping

Galatians 6:11-18 Paul's Concluding Thoughts

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C H Spurgeon wrote that "This is a great historic work, and is beyond criticism, on account of its great usefulness. As a comment its accuracy might be questioned; but for emphatic utterances and clear statements of the great doctrine of the Epistle it remains altogether by itself, and must be judged per se. (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students, Vol. 4: Commenting and Commentaries; Lectures Addressed to the students of the Pastors' College, Metropolitan Tabernacle)

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Galatians 2:11-13 Salvation by Faith Alone, Part 1

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Galatians 3:1-5 Bewitched

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Galatians 3:6-14 Blessed or Cursed?

Galatians 3:6-14 Salvation Is by Faith Alone

Galatians 3:10-13 The Hopelessness of Sin

Galatians 3:10-14 Redeemed from the Curse of Law

Galatians 3:13 The Curse of God

Galatians 3:15-22 God’s Promise: Why the Law?

Galatians 3:23-29 Under the Law or in Christ?

Galatians 4:1-7 A Son to Make Many Sons

Galatians 4:1-11 Sons of God

Galatians 4:12-20 Till Christ Be Formed in You

Galatians 4:21-5:1 Two Covenants

Galatians 5 The True Meaning of Christian Freedom

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Galatians 6:1-6: Pick Up, Hold Up, Build Up

Galatians 6:7-10 Sowing and Reaping

Galatians 6:11-13 The Hypocrisy of the Legalists

Galatians 6:11-14 The Cross of Christ

Galatians 6:11-16 Rejoicing in the Cross

Galatians 6:14-18 Glorying in the Cross

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Galatians 2:20 From Centre to Circumference

Galatians 3:1 The Evil Eye and the Charm

Galatians 3:4 Lessons of Experience

Galatians 3:22 The Universal Prison

Galatians 4:4-5 The Son Sent

Galatians 5:6 What Makes A Christian, Circumcision or Faith?

Galatians 5:16 Walk in the Spirit

Galatians 5:22-23 The Fruit of the Spirit

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The Apostle Paul's Redemptive-Historical Argumentation in Galatians 5:13-26 - Walt Russell

F. F. Bruce, "Galatian Problems. 4. The Date of the Epistle," Bulletin of the John Rylands Library Manchester 54.2 (Spring 1972): 250-267.

B. B. Warfield, "The Date of the Epistle to the Galatians: And Certain Passages in the First Epistle to the Corinthians," Journal of the Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis 4.1/2 (June-Dec. 1884): 50-64.

G. K. Beale, "Peace and Mercy Upon the Israel of God: The Old Testament Background of Galatians 6,16b," Biblica 80 (1999): 204-223.

G. K. Beale, "The Old Testament Background of Paul’s Reference to 'the Fruit of the Spirit' in Galatians 5:22," Bulletin for Biblical Research 15.1 (Spring 2005): 1-38.

David Alan Black, "Weakness language in Galatians," Grace Theological Journal 4.1 (Spring 1983): 15-36.

Bernard H. Brinsmead, "Galatians as dialogical response to opponents," Andrews University Seminary Studies 19.1 (Spring 1981): 71-72.

F. F. Bruce, "Galatian Problems. 1. Autobiographical Data," Bulletin of the John Rylands Library Manchester 51.2 (Spring 1969): 292-309.

F. F. Bruce, "Galatian Problems. 2. North or South Galatians?" Bulletin of the John Rylands Library Manchester 52.2 (Spring 1970): 243-266.

F. F. Bruce, "Galatian Problems. 3. The ‘Other’ Gospel," Bulletin of the John Rylands Library Manchester 53.2 (Spring 1971): 253-271.

F. F. Bruce, "Galatian Problems. 4. The Date of the Epistle," Bulletin of the John Rylands Library Manchester 54.2 (Spring 1972): 250-267.

F. F. Bruce, "Galatian Problems. 5. Galatians and Christian Origins," Bulletin of the John Rylands Library Manchester 55.2 (Spring 1973): 264-284.

F. F. Bruce, "The Curse of the Law," M.D. Hooker & S. G. Wilson, eds., Paul and Paulinism. Essays in Honour of C. K. Barrett. London: SPCK. Hbk. ISBN: 028103835X. pp.27-36.

David R. Bundrick, "Ta stoicheia tou kosmou (Gal 4:3)," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 34.3 (Sept. 1991): 353-364

Ardel Caneday - Covenant Lineage Allegorically Prefigured- “Which Things Are Written Allegorically” (Galatians 4-21–31)

C. John Collins, "Galatians 3:16: What Kind of Exegete Was Paul?" Tyndale Bulletin54.1 (2003): 75-86.

Christopher W. Cowan, "Context Is Everything: "The Israel of God" in Galatians 6:1,"Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 14.3 (Autumn 2010): 78-85.

John J. Davis, "Some reflections on Galatians 3:28, sexual roles, and biblical hermeneutics," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 19.3 (Summer 1976): 201-208.

Anne Davis, "Allegorically Speaking in Galatians 4:21–5:1," Bulletin for Biblical Research 14.2 (2004): 161-174.

Jason S. DeRouchie & Jason C. Meyer, "Christ or Family as the "Seed" of Promise? An Evaluation of N. T. Wright on Galatians 3:16," Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 14.3 (Autumn 2010): 36-48.

Janet Fairweather, "The Epistle to the Galatians and Classical Rhetoric, Parts 1 & 2," Tyndale Bulletin 45.1 (1994): 1-38.

Janet Fairweather, "The Epistle to the Galatians and Classical Rhetoric," Tyndale Bulletin 45.2 (1994): 213-243.

Ronald Y. K. Fung, "A note on Galatians 2:3-8," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 25.1 (March 1982): 49-52.

Ronald Y. K. Fung, "Revelation and Tradition: The Origins of Paul's Gospel ," The Evangelical Quarterly 57.1 (Jan.-Mar. 1985): 23-41.

T David Gordon - Abraham and Sinai Contrasted in Galatians 3:6-14

Sigurd Grindheim, “Apostate Turned Prophet: Paul’s Retrospective Self-Understanding and Prophetic Hermeneutic with Special Reference to Galatians 3:10-12,” New Testament Studies 53 (2007): 545-565.

Sigurd Grindheim, "Ignorance Is Bliss: Attitudinal Aspects of the Judgment according to Works in Matthew 25:31-46," Novum Testamentum 50 (2008): 313-331.

Sigurd Grindheim, "Not Salvation History, but Salvation Territory: The Main Subject Matter of Galatians," New Testament Studies 59 (2013): 91-108.

Scott Hahn, "Covenant Oath and the Aqedah: Diatheke in Galatians 3:15-18,"Catholic Biblical Quarterly 67.1 (2005): 79-100.

Colin J. Hemer, "Acts and Galatians Reconsidered," Themelios 2.3 (May 1977): 81-88.

Martin Hengel "Paul in Arabia," Bulletin for Biblical Research 12.1 (2002): 47-66.

Karen H. Jobes, "Jerusalem, Our Mother: Metalepsis and Intertextuality in Galatians 4:21-31" Westminster Theological Journal 55.2 (1993): 299-320.

Philip H. Kern, "Rhetoric, Scholarship and Galatians: Assessing an Approach to Paul's Epistle," Tyndale Bulletin 46.1 (1995): 201-203.

J.J. Kilgallen, "The Strivings of the Flesh (Galatians 5,17)," Biblica 80 (1999): 113-114.

Jan Lambrecht, S.J., "The Right Things You Want to Do A Note on Galatians 5,17d,"Biblica 79 (1998): 515-524.

Jan Lambrecht, S.J., "Abraham and His Offspring A Comparison of Galatians 5,1 with 3,13," Biblica 80 (1999): 525-536.

Richard N. Longenecker, "The pedagogical nature of the law in Galatians 3:19-4:7,"Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 25.1 (March 1982): 53-61.

Brice Martin - Paul on Christ and the Law - JETS 26, 1983

Douglas Moo - Law, Works of the Law and Legalism - WTJ 45, 1983

Joe Morgado Jr., "Paul in Jerusalem: A Comparison of His Visits in Acts and Galatians" Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 37.1 (March 1994): 55-68.

Stephen Motyer, "The Relationship Between Paul's Gospel of 'All One in Christ Jesus' (Gal. 3:28) and the 'Household Codes'," Vox Evangelica 19 (1989): 33-48

Andrew Perriman, "The Rhetorical Strategy of Galatians 4:21-5:1," The Evangelical Quarterly 65.1 (Jan.-Mar. 1993): 27-42

Walter B. Russell, "Rhetorical Analysis of the Book of Galatians, Part 1" Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (1993) 341-58.

Walter B. Russell, "Rhetorical Analysis of the Book of Galatians, Part 2" Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (1993) 416-39

Walter B. Russell, "The Apostle Paul's Redemptive-Historical Argumentation in Galatians 5:13-26" Westminster Theological Journal 57 (1995) 333-57

Walter B. Russell III, "Does the Christian Have "Flesh" in Gal 5:13-26" Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 36.2 (June 1993): 179-187

Walter Russell- Who Were Paul's Opponents in Galatia?

Torrey Seland, "Saul of Tarsus and Early Zealotism Reading Gal 1,13-14 in Light of Philo’s Writings," Biblica 83 (2002): 449-471.

Robert H. Stein, "Relationship of Galatians 2:1-10 and Acts 15:1-35: two neglected arguments," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 17.4 (Fall 1974): 239-242.

Tom Thatcher, "The Plot of Gal 3:1-18" Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 40.3 (Sept. 1997): 401-410.

Joseph B. Tyson, "'Works of law' in Galatians," Journal of Biblical Literature 92.3 (Sept. 1973): 423-431.

Daniel B. Wallace, "Galatians 3:19-20: A Crux Interpretum for Paul's View of the Law," Westminster Theological Journal 52.2 (1990): 225-245.

Andrew F. Walls, "Paul's Allegory in Galatians IV," The Theological Students Fellowship. 'A Symposium from Past Terminal Letters', (Summer 1960): 10-11.

Timothy Wiarda, "Plot and Character in Galatians 1-2," Tyndale Bulletin 55.2 (2004): 231-252.

Joel Willitts, "Context Matters: Paul's Use of Leviticus 18:5 in Galatians 3:12,"Tyndale Bulletin 54.2 (2003): 105-122.

Wayne Walden, "Galatians 3:28: Grammar, Text, Context, and Translation," Journal of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood 15.1 (Spring 2010): 23-26.

Timothy Wiardia - The Jerusalem Council and the Theological Task - JETS 46: 233, 2003

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Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Biblical Illustrator
Galatians Commentary Geoffrey Bingham

Guidance from Galatians - A New Commentary, Workbook, Teaching Manual (College Press) - 294 pages - Interesting Resource with "byte-sized" comments, generally verse by verse. See page 294 for interesting list of characteristics of "Fruit of the Spirit" Christians - how they are different and how they behave differently.

Don Earl Boatman

Notes Critical and Explanatory on Paul's Epistle to the Galatians for the Use of Students and Pastors

Greek intensive, therefore some knowledge of Greek is necessary to use these verse-by-verse comments. Somewhat dry, didactic and critical. - Not my first choice.

James Robinson Boise (1885)
Galatians - Outline and Commentary Notes A E Bouter

A Critical And Exegetical Commentary On The Epistle To The Galatians

Rosscup - This is one of the most detailed critical works available and is very helpful in the Greek text, though liberal. Many regard it as the best technical commentary on the book, others say Betz.

Ernest De Witt Burton
Commentary on Galatians (109 pages) brief notes on each verse John Cereghin
Commentary on Galatians Vincent Cheung
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Cambridge Greek Testament
Galatians Commentary (1863) - Well written with comments incorporating the actual text. A list of practical points follows each chapter.
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
George W Clark
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Thomas Constable
Galatians Introduction
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
John Dummelow

The Epistle of St. Paul to the Galatians Explained and Illustrated

Written in a singularly clear and easy style, while at the same time marked by sound scholarship and a fine appreciation of the Apostle's spirit, it is admirably adapted to the 'beginners' for whom it is primarily intended, and by no means undeserving of the notice of the more advanced student.—The Academy and Literature

Professor Drummond's words are refreshing.—The New World

The explanations and illustrations are clear, brief, and always to the point.—Critical Review

The Principal of Manchester College does well whatever he undertakes.—Expository Times

James Drummond (1893)
Galatians Commentary Noel Due

Commentary on the Greek Text of the Epistle of Paul to the Galatians - click for index to individual chapters

Recommended: One has to "sift" through his prolific comments but there is "gold in those hills" as the prospectors say!

Rosscup - Based on the Greek text, this commentary grapples with problems in an energetic fashion, presenting various views and coming to conclusions. It is voluminous (480 pages).

Spurgeon - This is a most careful attempt to ascertain the meaning of the Apostle by a painstaking analysis of his words. The author is not warped by any system of theology, but yet he does not deviate from recognized evangelical truth. As a piece of honest grammatical exegesis the value of this commentary is very great, though there is room to differ from it here and there.

John Eadie

Paul's Epistle to Galatians: With Explanatory Notes

John Edmunds (1874)
Galatians Commentary (1863)
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Charles Ellicott

St. Paul's Epistle to the Galatians

A Commentary of independence and ripe scholarship. . . . the argument in favor of an early date for the Epistle, a date preceding the Apostolic Council of Acts xv, is given in fullness and with astonishing force of conviction. For that great argument alone the book is worth buying.—Expository Times

Cyril W. Emmet
Comments On Galatians L M Grant
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Expositor's Bible Commentary
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Expositor's Dictionary of Texts
Not verse by verse
Galatians Introduction
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Arno Gaebelein

A "Shorter Commentary on Galatians" - verse by verse - 193 pages - Garlington wrote the Galatians commentary portion for the respected multi-authored commentary, the Expositor's Bible Commentary (EBC) edited by Gaebelein - this "shorter commentary" is actually longer than his EBC work, and actually represents a "summary" of his 440 page commentary

Don Garlington

A Commentary, Critical, Exegetical, and Doctrinal, on St. Paul's Epistle to the Galatians (1863)

In-depth, verse-by-verse commentary focuses on the Greek text giving English translation and then notes and explanation.

George John Gwynne

The Epistle to the Galatians - Commentary

When men like Mr. Gibbon arise, making so hard a book as the Epistle to the Galatians applicable to life of today, making it ours as if it had been written for us, how can we sufficiently thank them?—Expository Times

J Morgan Gibbon
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
John Gill

The Epistle of St. Paul to Galatians

A helpful translation, with good textual notes.— Spurgeon

Conscientious labor and long pondering are very evident throughout the entire work. The notes and the apothegmatic statements of doctrinal truth are charged with significance, and are models of lucid condensation.—British Quarterly Review

John H. Godwin (1871)
Galatians Introduction
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
F W Grant
Commentary on Galatians J A Haldane
Commentary on Galatians - six lectures, one for each chapter J. L. Harris (1873)
Galatians Introduction
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Robert Hawker

A Study of Paul's Epistle to the Galatians - interesting format, notes brief (31 pages), but might help stimulate your thoughts on this epistle

Matt Hennecke
Galatians Introduction
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
F B Hole
Commentary on Galatians
Thorough scholarship, clear theological views, well chosen words, and the most careful editing.—The Treasury: An Evangelical Monthly for Pastor and People
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Alvah Hovey
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary

William Kelly

Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
International Critical Commentary - Ernest De Witt Burton (1921)
Galatians Introduction
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
H A Ironside
Galatians Popular Commentary
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Paul Kretzmann

The Epistle of Paul to the Churches of Galatia

The brief commentary is exceedingly good. The leading points are seized and expounded with great felicity.—Aberdeen Free Press

James Macgregor (1881)
Galatians Introduction - Westminster New Testament (1912) - fairly simple
Galatians Outline
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
W Douglas MacKenzie

Galatians Commentary - Thesis - interesting

Joel Martin

Galatians Commentary - Brief well written verse by verse notes including insights into Greek words

None Stated
Galatians - Critical and Exegetical Commentary (1883)
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
H A W Meyer
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Robert Neighbour
Galatians Church Pulpit Commentary
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
James Nisbet

Commentary on Galatians

Concise and easily readable, classic commentary that has stood the test of time.

W. A. O'Connor (1876)
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Peter Pett
Galatians Introduction - (1892)
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Edward Perowne

Introduction

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Matthew Poole
Galatians Introduction - (1896) - interesting resource
Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary
Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary

Galatians -Notes and Reflections on the Epistle to the Galatians

The exposition given is lucid, evangelical, and judicious, while the spirit in which the hortatory portions are written may be gathered from the following sentence: 'Let us judge this matter soberly and wisely, and with an especial reference to ourselves, remembering that human failure of any kind is but our own portrait in another light.'—The Christian

Pridham is, we suppose, of the moderate Brethren school, but he is not carried away by any theory, being essentially a man of sober mind.—Spurgeon

Arthur Pridham (1872)
Galatians - Introduction
Term "Apostle"
The Circumstances
Galatians 1 Exposition (scroll down for multiple homilies)
Galatians 2 Exposition (scroll down for multiple homilies)
Galatians 3 Exposition (scroll down for multiple homilies)
Galatians 4 Exposition (scroll down for multiple homilies)
Galatians 5 Exposition (scroll down for multiple homilies)
Galatians 6 Exposition (scroll down for multiple homilies)
Pulpit Commentary
Historical Commentary on St Paul's Epistle to the Galatians

Rosscup - "Here is a helpful commentary on the historical background of this epistle. Ramsay has been called an outstanding authority on the background of Paul's travels."

William Mitchell Ramsay (bio)
The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians - Interesting work written in a more narrative style.

The most attractive, sensible, and instructive manual for people at large, which we have ever seen.—Church Gazette

Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4:1-21 Commentary
Galatians 4:21-5:13 Commentary
Galatians 5:13- 6:18 Commentary

A W Robinson
Galatians Commentary - Free - By the Grace of God -95 pages Johnny Sanders

Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary

Sermon Bible Commentary

The Epistle of Paul to the Galatians

Concise, verse-by-verse commentary plus short essays about special topics, including Paul's conversion, relation of Paul to circumcision, controversy of Paul and Peter at Antioch, doctrine of justification by faith, etc

Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary

Philip Schaff (1881)
Galatians commentary - Brief Commentary Charles Stanley

Galatians commentary - Short Exposition (Alternative source)

Each chapter is in the first place analyzed and paraphrased, and then commented upon verse by verse, with constant reference to the original Greek, and with sufficient introduction of Greek words to serve as a help to those who only have a moderate acquaintance with the language. The paraphrases are excellent, and are in themselves valuable commentaries upon the separate chapters.—Bibliotheca Sacra

George B. Stevens

Galatians 1 Commentary
Galatians 2 Commentary
Galatians 3 Commentary
Galatians 4 Commentary
Galatians 5 Commentary
Galatians 6 Commentary

John Trapp

Galatians Commentary - Verse by Verse - recommended resource

Kenneth Wuest

SERMONS AND OTHER STUDIES
ON GALATIANS

Defender's Study Bible Notes - click chapter to open the KJV text - in the right hand column you will find the links to that particular verse. Be sure to check each underlined word or phrase as these link to distinct notes. Click for links to available notes on all 66 Books

Galatians 1
Galatians 2
Galatians 3
Galatians 4
Galatians 5
Galatians 6

Henry Morris

ESV Study Bible - $ for lifetime online access or free with print version.

ESV MacArthur Study Bible - $ for lifetime online access

Comment: This online resource allows one to view both the MacArthur Study Bible Notes & ESV Study Bible Notes at the same time & both synchronize with the Scripture! Very nice tool but note that purchase is required. Includes online ESV audio version.

Crossway Publishing

Holman Christian Standard Bible -Study Bible (HCSB Study Bible) - nice study notes but requires you to sign up to be able to use

Holman Publishing

NET Study Bible- Excellent resource, includes NETBible notes and Thomas Constable's notes that synchronize with the Scriptures.

NETBible.org

Galatians Sermon Series

Gregg Allen
Galatians, Theology of Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology
Galatians - Sermons Series - 50 Messages Rich Cathers
Homilies on Galatians - one homily for each chapter Chrysostom
Lectures on St Paul's Epistle to the Galatians
A volume of able, sensible, and thoughtful discourses, sound in doctrine and practical in aim.—The Christian
S. Edalji
Sermons on Galatians- most are mp3's Gospel Coalition
Galatians - Synthetic Bible Studies James Gray
The Epistle to the Galatians
The Date and Destination of Galatians
Greg Herrick
Galatians Outline Commentary David Hocking
Christ in All the Scriptures - Acts-Jude A M Hodgkin
Galatians Sermons in Mp3 only but well done Steve Kreloff
Galatians Journal Articles Off Site
Keys to Galatians William Orr

Introduction to Galatians- Gospel of Freedom

Galatians Gospel of Freedom - Chart of the Book

Wil Pounds

Galatians - Introduction

John MacArthur

Galatians Notes and Outline Pdf

J Vernon McGee

Galatians Sermon Collection

Discourses worthy of the successor of Spencer and Raffles." — Spurgeon

The sermons are sensible and cogent. They aim at usefulness, and they are admirably adapted to achieve it.—British Quarterly Review

These discourses are thoughtful, devout, earnest. Happy is the congregation which listens to such a preacher.—The Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle

Samuel Pearson
Galatians - Through the Bible Book by Book Myer Pearlman
The Epistle to the Galatians - multiple sermons Don Robinson
The Epistle to the Galatians - multiple sermons Rob Salvato
Horae Homileticae on Galatians

Charles Simeon

Summary of Galatians: Don't Submit Again to the Slave's Yoke

Ray Stedman

Christ In You (in Galatians) Ray Stedman
Book of Galatians Overview - Insight for Living Ministries Charles Swindoll
Analysis of Galatians James Van Dine
Galatians: Introduction, Argument, and Outline Daniel B. Wallace
GALATIANS 1
Galatians - Faith + 0 = Salvation J Vernon McGee
Galatians 1:3-5 Communion Reflections Bethany Bible
Galatians 1:3-5 The Significance of the Gospel Chris Benfield
Galatians 1:1-5 Recovering Pharisee Philip Graham Ryken
Galatians 1:15, 16 The Inner Revelation - Great Texts of the Bible James Hastings
(Note: These are in depth!)
Galatians 1:15, 16 The Nature of Regeneration
Galatians 1:15, 16 The Call of the Natural Life
Oswald Chambers
Galatians 1:18 Paul's fifteen days' visit to Peter Andrew Bonar
GALATIANS 2
Galatians 2 New Failures Danny Hall
Galatians 2:3-8 A Note Ronald Y K Fung
Galatians 2:10 - The Relationship of Galatians 2:1-10 and Acts 15:1-35 Robert Stein
Galatians 2:11-16 The Fallibility of Ministers J C Ryle
Galatians 2:15-21 Justified by Faith in Christ Rick Safriet
Galatians 2:16 - The New Perspective and "Works of the Law" William Barrick

Galatians 2:16 Our Perfect Union with Christ

Wil Pounds

Galatians 2:20 The Exchanged Life
Galatians 2:20 Our Vital Union of Faith in Christ
Galatians 2:20 Our Vital Union in Christ's Resurrection
Galatians 2:20 Our Vital Union in Christ's Death

Wil Pounds
Galatians 2:20 - This is the Life! Robert Morgan
Galatians 2:20: Christ Gave Himself
Galatians 2:20 You Can Do It
Galatians 2:20 Living By Grace
Galatians 2:20 - Dying with Christ - article in JETS 36, 1993
Robert Murray McCheyne
Alan Carr
Bethany Bible
John V Dahms
Galatians 2:10 A Puritan's Perspective Adam McClendon
Galatians 2:20 The Spiritual Life - Great Texts of the Bible (24 pages!) James Hastings
(Note: These are in depth!)
Galatians 2:20 Crucified With Christ E W Bullinger
Galatians 2:20 Identified or Simply Interested?
Galatians 2:20 Faith or Experience?
Galatians 2:20 A Bondservant of Jesus
Galatians 2:20 The Surrendered Life
Oswald Chambers
Galatians 2:20 John Owen
Galatians 2:20 Bearing our Cross Chris Benfield
Galatians 2:20 Christ Formed in You J B Stoney
GALATIANS 3
Galatians 3:1 The Galatians and the Witch's Spell T. Austin-Sparks
Galatians 3:1-3 Freedom from the Prison of Perfectionism Adrian Rogers
Galatians 3:1-14 Freed from the Law in Christ
Galatians 3:15-18, 4:1-7 Heirs to the Promise
Rick Safriet
Galatians 3:2-3 Having Begun In The Spirit Andrew Murray
Galatians 3:3: Flesh And Spirit Andrew Murray
Abraham Faith and Works - Paul's Use of Scripture in Galatians 3.6-14 Moises Silva
Galatians 3:10-14 The Power of Faith Danny Hall
Galatians 3:10: Is Perfect Obedience to the Law Possible? A Re-Examination
See Also = Works of Law in Paul
Thomas R Schreiner
Galatians 3:13 Fountain of Life opened up John Flavel
Galatians 3:19-25 Made Guilty Enough For Grace Bethany Bible
Galatians 3:19-29 Christian Freedom: The Logic of Law (38 minutes) - Mp3 Warren Wiersbe

Romans 3:21-26; Galatians 2:16 Our Perfect Union with Christ

Wil Pounds
Galatians 3:26 What's Your Identity? RBC
Galatians 3:28 Role Distinctions in the Church S Lewis Johnson
GALATIANS 4
Galatians 4 Self Dies Hard - Mp3 Alan Redpath
Galatian 4:1-6 Christian Liberty J R Miller
Galatians 4:1-12 Dispensationalism Ray Stedman
Galatians 4:4-7 Unwrapping Heaven's Gift
Galatians 4:4-6 The Glories Of The Incarnation
Galatians 4:1-8 Why the Virgin Birth?
Alan Carr
Alan Carr
Alan Carr
Galatians 4:4-5 The Mission of the Son - Great Texts of the Bible James Hastings
(Note: These are in depth!)

Galatians 4:5 Adoption

Wil Pounds
Galatians 4:6 Adoption Robert Murray McCheyne
Galatians 4:6 Adoption—the Spirit and the Cry
Or Here
C H Spurgeon
Galatians 4:7 When Slaves Become Sons Joseph Stowell
Galatians 4:17 God's Offspring Charles Kingsley
Galatians 4:18 Bad Zeal J C Ryle
Galatians 4:1-18 Christian Freedom: Grow Up and Be Free - Mp3 Warren Wiersbe
Galatians 4:18 Zeal J C Ryle
Galatians 4:21-31 Sarah And Hagar - A Picture Of Grace - Dan Fortner
Galatians 4:22 The Offering of the Natural Oswald Chambers
GALATIANS 5
Galatians 5:1 Liberty and the Standards of Jesus Oswald Chambers

Galatians 5:4 Have You Fallen From Grace?

Wil Pounds
Galatians 5:6 True Religion - Great Text of the Bible James Hastings
(Note: These are in depth!)
Galatians 5:7 Let Us Run T Austin-Sparks
Galatians 5:11 The Offense of the Cross Bruce Goettsche
Galatians 5:13-26 Legalism Ray Stedman
Galatians 5:13-26 Does the Christian Have "Flesh" - (short answer "no") Walter B. Russell III
Galatians 5:16 Walk In the Spirit J. G. Bellet
Galatians 5:16 Secret Power D L Moody
Galatians 5:16 Commentary - in depth Preceptaustin.org
Galatians 5:16 How to Produce Works of the Flesh Wil Pounds
Galatians 5:16 Reckon on Christ Kenneth Wuest
Galatians 5:16-26 Walk in the Spirit Bethany Bible
Galatians 5:16-18 The Inward Conflict Between the Flesh and the Spirit J C Philpot
Galatians 5:16-18 A Different Walk Phil Newton
Galatians 5:16-25 Walking The Right Pathway Alan Carr
Galatians 5:16-23 - Practical Application - Recommended - very Practical Norman Bartlett
Galatians 5:22-23 The Fruit of the Spirit - Great Texts of the Bible James Hastings
(Note: These are in depth!)
Galatians 5:19-21 Paul's Vice List Rene Lopez
Galatians 5:16, 24, 25 Walking by the Spirit
Galatians 5:22 The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Love
Galatians 5:22 The Spirit of Love
Andrew Murray
Galatians 5:7-9, 13-15 Three Traits of Christian Service
Galatians 5:22-26 There is No Law Against Bearing Fruit
Chris Benfield
Galatians 5:22-23 Fruit of the Spirit - Mp3 William MacDonald
Galatians 5:22-6:10 Fruits of Redemption Rick Safriet
Galatians 5:22-23 Learning to Control Yourself - Pdf Steven Cole
Galatians 5:22-25 The Fruit of the Spirit Bethany Bible
Galatians 5:24 The Opposition of the Natural Oswald Chambers
Galatians 5:25-6:6 Bear One Another's Burdens Steve Zeisler
GALATIANS 6
Galatians 6:1 A Gracious Spirit John Calvin
Galatians 6:1 hat to Do with Your Burdens Adrian Rogers
Galatians 6:1-5 How To Heal A Broken Body Alan Carr
Galatians 6:2 What to Do With Your Burdens J Vernon McGee
Galatians 6:1-7 Bearing One Another's Burdens Don Garlington
Galatians 6:2 Burdens - Great Texts of the Bible
Galatians 6:7 Sowing and Reaping - Great Texts of the Bible
Galatians 6:9 Weariness in Well Doing - Great Texts of the Bible
James Hastings
(Note: These are in depth!)
Galatians 6:11-15 Boasting in the Cross David B Curtis
Galatians 6:14 Glorying in the Cross - Great Texts of the Bible
Galatians 6:17 The Marks of Jesus - Great Texts of the Bible
James Hastings
(Note: These are in depth!)
Galatians 6:14 The Cross Separates Us C H Mackintosh
Galatians 6:14 The Surety's Cross Horatius Bonar
Galatians 6:14 The Cross of Christ, the Glory of the Christian David Harsha
The Family Expositor Galatians 6:14 Phillip Doddridge
The Foot of the Cross - The Believer Crucified Octavius Winslow
Galatians 6:14 Sharing in the Atonement
Galatians 6:14 The Secret of Spiritual Consistency
Galatians 6:14 The Focal Point of Spiritual Power
Galatians 6:14 The Consecration of Spiritual Power
Oswald Chambers
Galatians 6:14 The Cross
Galatians 6:14 Living A Crucified Life
J C Ryle
Bethany Bible
Galatians 6:16 - The Israel of God Preceptaustin

Galatians 6:16 The Israel of God, the term "Israel" in the New Testament

Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum
Galatians 6:16 Is the Church Israel? Listen to Mp3
Outline and brief notes - Mp3 much more thorough
Andy Woods
Net Bible Notes
on Galatians

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Galatians 1

Galatians 1:1-5 A Gospel Crisis

Galatians 1:6-10 When 'A Gospel' Is Not 'The' Gospel

Galatians 1:11-17 The Revelation of Jesus Christ

Galatians 1:18-24 A New Creature

Galatians 2

Galatians 2:1-10 Affirming the Gospel Message

Galatians 2:11-16 Justified by Faith (1)

Galatians 2:15-16 Justified by Faith (2)

Galatians 2:15-16 Justified by Faith (3)

Galatians 2:17-19 Justified by Faith (4)

Galatians 2:20-21 The Sweet Fruit of Justification

Galatians 3

Galatians 3:1-5 Bewitched: An Argument from Experience

Galatians 3:6-9 Abraham's True Children

Galatians 3:10-14 Christ: A Curse for Us

Galatians 3:15-22 Why the Law?

Galatians 3:23-29 The Tutor and the Sons

Galatians 4

Galatians 4:1-7 The Adoption as Sons

Galatians 4:8-11 Slave or Sons?

Galatians 4:12-20 Until Christ Is Formed in You

Galatians 4:21-31 Two Covenants

Galatians 5

Galatians 5:1 Freedom!

Galatians 5:2-12 The Stumbling Block of the Cross

Galatians 5:13-15 The Whole Law

Galatians 5:16-18 A Different Walk

Galatians 5:19-21 Flesh or Spirit? (1)

Galatians 5:19-21 Flesh or Spirit? (2)

Galatians 5:22-24 True Conversion: The Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 5:24-26 Christian Living

Galatians 6

Galatians 6:1 Responsibility in the Body: Congregational Discipline

Galatians 6:2-3 Responsibility in the Body: Bearing Heavy Loads

Galatians 6:4-5 Responsibility in the Body: Bearing Your Own Load

Galatians 6:6-10 Sowing and Reaping

Galatians 6:11-18 Glorying in the Cross

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Galatians 2:6 A Misleading Impression

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Galatians 2:15-21 Christ Living in Us

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Galatians 3:26-4:7 Joining the Family

Galatians 3:26-4:7 What Time Is It?

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Galatians 4

Galatians 4:1-7 The Pursuing God

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Galatians 4:4

Galatians 4:4

Galatians 4:4

Galatians 4:4

Galatians 4:4-5 The Pursuing God

Galatians 4:4-5 Christmas Journey

Galatians 4:7

Galatians 4:7

Galatians 4:7

Galatians 4:16

Galatians 4:19

Galatians 4:19

Galatians 4:21-31

Galatians 5

Galatians 5:1

Galatians 5:1

Galatians 5:1

Galatians 5:1 True Freedom

Galatians 5:1-14 Left Side of the Road

Galatians 5:1-21 Dangerous Freedom

Galatians 5:9

Galatians 5:13

Galatians 5:13

Galatians 5:13

Galatians 5:13

Galatians 5:13

Galatians 5:14-6:2 A Commitment to Care

Galatians 5:15

Galatians 5:16

Galatians 5:16

Galatians 5:16

Galatians 5:16

Galatians 5:16 Make it Personal

Galatians 5:19-21

Galatians 5:22

Galatians 5:22

Galatians 5:22

Galatians 5:22

Galatians 5:22-26

Galatians 5:22-26

Galatians 5:22-26

Galatians 5:16-26

Galatians 5:16-26

Galatians 5:16-26

Galatians 5:16-26

Galatians 5:17

Galatians 5:22-23

Galatians 5:22ff

Galatians 5:23

Galatians 5:24

Galatians 5:25

Galatians 6

Galatians 6:1

Galatians 6:1

Galatians 6:1

Galatians 6:1

Galatians 6:1

Galatians 6:1-10 Choices and Consequences

Galatians 6:1-10 Can't Do Everything

Galatians 6:1ff

Galatians 6:1-5

Galatians 6:1-9

Galatians 6:2

Galatians 6:2

Galatians 6:4

Galatians 6:6-10 Touch a Life

Galatians 6:7

Galatians 6:7

Galatians 6:7

Galatians 6:7

Galatians 6:1-10 Can't Do Everything

Galatians 6:1-10 Harvest Day

Galatians 6:7 We Reap What We Sow

Galatians 6:8

Galatians 6:8

Galatians 6:8

Galatians 6:8

Galatians 6:9

Galatians 6:9

Galatians 6:9

Galatians 6:9

Galatians 6:9

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Galatians 6:9

Galatians 6:9-10

Galatians 6:9-18

Galatians 6:10

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Galatians 6:10

Galatians 6:10

Galatians 6:14

Galatians 6:14

Joseph Parker
Commentary on Galatians
The People's Bible

Galatians 1:6 Religious Fickleness

Galatians 1:6-8 The Solidarity of History

Galatians 3:7 The Sublimest Gift of God

Galatians 4:9 Amended Expressions

John Piper
Sermons on Galatians
from Desiring God

Galatians 1

Galatians 1:5: To Deliver Us From the Present Evil Age

Galatians 1:6-10: When Not to Believe an Angel

Galatians 1:11-24: This Is Not Man's Gospel

Galatians 2

Galatians 2:1-10 Gospel to the Nations, Generosity to the Poor

Galatians 2:1-10: That the Truth of the Gospel Be Preserved for You

Galatians 2:9-13: Barnabas: The Weakness of a Great Leader

Galatians 2:9-10 Good News to the Poor

Galatians 2:11-14: In Sync with the Gospel

Galatians 2:11-16 Racial Diversity, Racial Harmony, and the Gospel Walk

Galatians 2:15-21: I Do Not Nullify the Grace of God

Galatians 3

Galatians 3:1-5: Can You Begin By Spirit & Be Completed By Flesh?

Galatians 3:5: By Treasuring All That God Is, All Whom He Love

Galatians 3:6-9: Those Who Have Faith Are the Sons of Abraham

Galatians 3:10-14: Christ Redeemed Us From the Curse of the Law

Galatians 3:15-18: The Law Does Not Annul the Promise

Galatians 3:19-22: Why Then the Law?

Galatians 3:23-29: If You Are Christ's, You Are Heirs of the Promise

Galatians 4

Galatians 4:1-11: Don't Go Back From Sonship to Slavery

Galatians 4:12-20: O, That Christ Would Be Formed in You!

Galatians 4:21-31: Hagar and Slavery vs Sarah and Freedom

Galatians 5

Galatians 5:1-6 Faith: The Link Between God's Love for Us and Ours for Others

Galatians 5:1-5: For Freedom Christ Has Set Us Free

Galatians 5:1-2: Our Hope: Righteousness

Galatians 5:1-6, 13-18: Fulfilling the Law of Love

Galatians 5:6-12: Saving Faith Produces Love

Galatians 5:13-15: Freed to Love

Galatians 5:16-18: The War Within: Flesh Vs Spirit

Galatians 5:19-26: Walk By the Spirit!

Galatians 5:25: Let Us Walk By the Spirit

Galatians 6

Galatians 6:1-5: The Law of Christ: Bearing Each Other's Burdens

Galatians 6:6-10: Do Not Grow Weary in Well-Doing

Galatians 6:11-18: Only a New Creation Counts

Galatians 6:11-18: Christ Crucified Our Boast

Galatians 6:14 (Mk 8:34-38, Heb 13:12-14) The Gallows and the Gift of Life - Desiring God

Galatians 6:14 Boasting Only in the Cross

Ray Pritchard
Sermon Series on Galatians
Recommended

Galatians 1:1-10 Only One Gospel: Why We Preach an Unpopular Doctrine

Galatians 1:6-10 What is the Gospel and Why Does It Matter-

Galatians 1:11-24 How Terrorist Became Evangelist Amazing Story of Paul’s Conversion

Galatians 2:1-10 We Did Not Give in to Them:” Why Unity Must be Based on Truth

Galatians 2:11-14 Bad Manners at Dinner Table: Powerful Lesson in Biblical Confrontation

Galatians 2:15-21 How God Saves Sinners: Coming to Grips with Justification by Faith

Galatians 3:1-14 Two Ways to Go to Heaven: Make Sure You Choose the Right One

Galatians 3:15-4:11 Born Free: Seven Promises You Can Count On

Galatians 4:4 No Crib for a Bed- The God of Every Circumstance

Galatians 4:4 The First Christmas Miracle

Galatians 4:11-20 What Happened to All Your Joy A Lesson in Spiritual Pediatrics

Galatians 4:21-31 Tale of Two Women: Are You a Child of Promise?

Galatians 5:1-12 The Only Thing That Matters: Faith That Works By Love

Galatians 5:13-15 Risky Business: The Other Side of Christian Freedom

Galatians 5:16-18 Full Speed Ahead One Step at a Time: How You Can Walk in the Spirit

Galatians 5:19-26 Does Jesus Live in Oak Park?

Galatians 6:1-5 Restoring the Fallen, Helping the Hurting: 2 Ways You Can Serve the Lord

Galatians 6:6-10 The Law of the Harvest: God’s Plan for Spiritual Prosperity

Galatians 6:11-18 Branded for Christ: A Solemn Call to Glory in the Cross

Galatians 6:14 our Crucified God- What the Cross Means to the Church

A. T. Robertson
Word Pictures on Galatians
Emphasis on Greek Word Study
See also Vincent

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Rob Salvato
Sermons on Galatians
Numerous illustrations

Galatians 1:1 Never Give Away Freedom

Galatians 1:6 Grace Or Performance?

Galatians 1:6 Let Them Be Accursed

Galatians 1:10 The Power Of A Testimony

Galatians 2:1 Fighting For The Truth Of The Gospel

Galatians 2:16 Justification By Faith Alone

Galatians 2:20 The Exchanged Life

Galatians 3:1Shifting Gears

Galatians 3:1 Living By Faith

Galatians 3:15 Abraham, Moses And Christ

Galatians 3:26 The Blessings Of Being In Christ

Galatians 4:1 Just In Time

Galatians 4:12 The Heart Of A Shepard

Galatians 4:21 The Believer's Birthplace

Galatians 5:1 Set Free To Stay Free

Galatians 5:7 Running Unhindered

Galatians 5:13 Love And Liberty

Galatians 5:16-18 Walking In The Spirit Part 1

Galatians 5:19-25 Walking In The Spirit Part 2

Galatians 6:1 Burden Bearing

Galatians 6:6 You Reap What You Sow

Galatians 6:11 Boasting In The Cross

Charles Simeon

Sermons on Galatians

NOTE: If you are not familiar with the great saint Charles Simeon see Dr John Piper's discussion of Simeon's life - you will want to read Simeon's sermons after meeting him! - click Brothers We Must Not Mind a Little Suffering (Mp3 even better)

Galatians 1:4 The Great Object of Christ's Coming

Galatians 1:8,9 The Importance of the Doctrine of Justification by Faith Alone

Galatians 1:10 Men-Pleasers Reproved

Galatians 1:15, 16 Conversion and Its Effects

Galatians 1:23, 24 God Glorified in His People

Galatians 2:5 Christians and Unchristian Pertinacity

Galatians 2:10 Remembering the Poor

Galatians 2:14-16 Peter Reproved by Paul

Galatians 2:19 True Use of the Law

Galatians 2:20 The Christian Crucified with Christ

Galatians 3:1 Departing From the Simple Gospel

Galatians 3:8,9 The Gospel Preached to Abraham

Galatians 3:10 Spirituality and Sanctions of the Law

Galatians 3:13 Redemption by Christ

Galatians 3:19 The Uses of the Law

Galatians 3:19 The Spirituality of the Law

Galatians 3:19 The First Use of the Law

Galatians 3:19 The Law, A Schoolmaster to Bring us to Christ

Galatians 3:19 The Third Use of the Law, as a Rule of Life

Galatians 3:21-26 The True Use of the Law

Galatians 3:27-29 Benefits and Obligations of Baptism

Galatians 4:4, 5 The Time and Manner of Christ's Incarnation

Galatians 4:6 The Spirit of Adoption

Galatians 4:11 Ministers Labouring in Vain

Galatians 4:18 The Nature and Importance of Christian Zeal

Galatians 4:19, 20 A Minister's Chief Wish for His People

Galatians 4:22-24 Sarah and Hagar Types

Galatians 4:30 Justification by Faith Maintained

Galatians 5:1 Liberty of the Christian

Galatians 5:2-4 Self-Righteousness Reproved

Galatians 5:5 The Righteousness of Faith

Galatians 5:6 The Office and Operation of Faith

Galatians 5:11 Offence of the Cross

Galatians 5:16 Walking in the Spirit, A Preservative from Sin

Galatians 5:17 The Principles of Flesh and Spirit Considered

Galatians 5:18 The Christian Freed from the Law

Galatians 5:19-24 The Fruits of the Flesh and of the Spirit Contrasted

Galatians 5:25 Walking In The Spirit

Galatians 6:2 Benevolence Recommended

Galatians 6:3-5 Against Self-Deceit

Galatians 6:7, 8 The Ground of God's Final Decision

Galatians 6:9 Steadfastness in Duties

Galatians 6:14 The Cross of Christ

Chuck Smith
Sermons on Galatians

Galatians 1:3 - Grace and Peace

Galatians 2:20 - The Life I Now Live

Galatians 3:13 The Curse of the Law

Galatians 4:7 Heirs of God

Galatians 5:7 Finishing Well

Galatians 5:15 Life in the Spirit

Galatians 6:14 My Glory All the Cross

Through the Bible Series

Galatians 1-2

Galatians 3

Galatians 4

Galatians 5-6

Study Guide for Galatians

C. H. Spurgeon
Sermons on Galatians
All of Spurgeon's Sermons on Galatians

Galatians 1:4-5: The Object of Christ's Death

Galatians 1:11: Our Manifesto

Galatians 1:15: It Pleased God

Galatians 1:15,16 Prevenient Grace (Preceding Grace)

Galatians 1:16 God-Guided Men

Galatians 2:10: The Duty of Remembering the Poor

Galatians 2:20: Christ First, Me Last - Nothing Between But Love

Galatians 2:20: Christus et Ego

Galatians 2:20: Everyday Religion

Galatians 2:21: Salvation by Works, a Criminal Doctrine

Galatians 3:1: Men Bewitched

Galatians 3:2: The Hearing of Faith

Galatians 3:3: The Work of the Holy Spirit

Galatians 3:10: A Call to the Unconverted

Galatians 3:10-14: The Curse; and the Curse for Us

Galatians 3:11: Life by Faith

Galatians 3:13 Christ Made A Curse for Us

Galatians 3:13: The Curse Removed

Galatians 3:19: The Uses of the Law

Galatians 3:20: A Mediator

Galatians 3:22 The Great Jail, and How to Get Out of It

Galatians 3:23: Under Arrest

Galatians 3:24-25: The Stern Pedagogue

Galatians 4:3-6: The Great Birthday and Our Coming of Age

Galatians 4:6: Adoption--The Spirit and the Cry

Galatians 4:22–23 The Two Seeds

Galatians 4:24: The Allegories of Sarah and Hagar

Galatians 5:5: Salvation by Faith and the Work of the Spirit

Galatians 5:6 Circumcision and Uncircumcision

Galatians 5:6: Faith Working by Love

Galatians 5:6 The Luther Sermon at Exeter-Hall

Galatians 5:6 A Remonstrance and a Rejoinder (An Objection and an Answer)

Galatians 5:11: The Offense of the Cross

Galatians 5:22: The First Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 5:22: The Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

Galatians 5:24: A Vindication of the Doctrine of Justification by Faith

Galatians 6:2,5: Burden Bearing

Galatians 6:5: Life's Inevitable Burden

Galatians 6:7: Sowing and Reaping

Galatians 6:9 Cause and Cure of Weariness in Sabbath-School Teachers

Galatians 6:14 Three Crosses

Galatians 6:14 The Cross our Glory

Galatians 6:14 Grand Glorying

Galatians 6:14 Three Crosses

C H Spurgeon
Sermon Notes

Galatians 1:16: A Conference To Be Avoided

Galatians 3:23: Under Arrest

Galatians 5:7: Various Hindrances

Galatians 5:11: The Offence of the Cross

Galatians 6:2,5: Burden-bearing

Galatians 6:7: Sowing and Reaping

Galatians 6:14: Three Crucifixions

C H Spurgeon
Verse by Verse
Exposition on Galatians

Galatians 1

Galatians 2

Galatians 3

Galatians 4

Galatians 5

Galatians 6

Another Source

Galatians 1

Galatians 2

Galatians 3

Galatians 4

Galatians 5

Galatians 6

C H Spurgeon
Devotionals from Morning and Evening
on Galatians

Galatians 2:10 Remember the Poor

Galatians 2:20 Crucified with Christ

Galatians 2:20 Crucified with Christ

Galatians 3:26 Children of God by Faith in Christ

Galatians 5:1 Christ Hath Made Us Free

Galatians 5:17 Flesh lusts Against the Spirit

Galatians 5:18 Led by the Spirit

Galatians 5:25 Live in the Spirit

Galatians 6:8 Spiritual Sowing

John Stevenson
Galatians Studies

Introduction to the Epistle to the Galatians

Galatians 1:1-5 Opening Salutations

Galatians 1:6-10 Deserters of the Gospel

Galatians 1:11-24 The Source of the Gospel

Galatians 2:1-10 Confirmation by the Jerusalem Church

Galatians 2:11-21 Paul's Confrontation with Peter

Galatians 3:1-18 Legal Liabilities

Galatians 3:19-29 Before and After

Galatians 4:1-11 Sons of God

Galatians 4:12-20 A Contrast in Character

Galatians 4:21-31 A Tale of Two Women

Galatians 5:1-14 Living Free

Galatians 5:13-26 Walk for Life!

Galatians 6:1-5 Bearing Burdens

Galatians 6:6-10 Sowing and Reaping

Galatians 6:11-18 Conclusions

Paul Taylor
Peninsula Bible Church
Galatians

Galatians 1:1-10 Are You My Father?

Galatians 1:11-2:14 A Message from God

Galatians 2:14-21 A Way to God

Galatians 3:1-4:31 Good Fences Make Bad Neighbors

Galatians 3:1-4:31 What Lies Beyond the Fence?

Galatians 5:1-26 Love Freedom, Love Freely

Galatians 6:1-18 Sitting On The Couch With Your Brother

Third Millennium
Galatians Resources

Galatians 1

The Prescript - Galatians 1:1-5

Paul, an apostle - Galatians 1:1-2

Grace and peace - Galatians 1:3

From the present evil age - Galatians 1:4-5

A Galatian Problem: A Different Gospel- Galatians 1:6-10

Called you by the grace - Galatians 1:6

No gospel at all - Galatians 1:7

Eternally condemned - Galatians 1:8-9

Win the approval of men - Galatians 1:10

Historical Evidence - Galatians 1:11-2:21

Paul's Calling, Training, and Gospel - Galatians 1:11-17

Not . . . made up - Galatians 1:11-12

Persecuted the church of God - Galatians 1:13

Extremely zealous - Galatians 1:14

Apart from birth - Galatians 1:15

Gentiles - Galatians 1:16

Jerusalem . . . Arabia . . . Damascus - Galatians 1:17

The Jerusalem Conflict - Galatians 1:18-2:10

Three years - Galatians 1:18

James, the Lord's brother - Galatians 1:19

Oath before God - Galatians 1:20-21

He man who formerly persecuted us is now preaching the faith he once tried to destroy - Galatians 1:22-24

Galatians 2

Encounter with church leaders in Jerusalem - Galatians 2:1-10

Fourteen years later - Galatians 2:1

A revelation - Galatians 2:2

Compelled to be circumcised - Galatians 2:3

False brothers - Galatians 2:4

Truth of the Gospel - Galatians 2:5

External appearance - Galatians 2:6

Peter to the Jews - Galatians 2:7-8

James, Peter and John - Galatians 2:9

Remember the poor - Galatians 2:10

Paul vs. Peter: The Gospel at Stake - Galatians 2:11-21

Antioch - Galatians 2:11

Draw Back - Galatians 2:12-13

Truth of the gospel - Galatians 2:14

Justified by faith in Christ alone - Galatians 2:15-16

Justified - Galatians 2:16

We ourselves are sinners - Galatians 2:17

If I rebuild what I destroyed - Galatians 2:18

Crucified with Christ - Galatians 2:19-20

I do not set aside the grace of God - Galatians 2:21

Galatians 3

Historical Evidence - Galatians 3:1-4:31

Personal Experiences: Grace Alone - Galatians 3:1-5

Clearly portrayed - Galatians 3:1

Spirit - Galatians 3:2

By human effort? - Galatians 3:3-5

Grace Alone: Old Testament Gospel - Galatians 3:6-4:11

Consider Abraham ... he believed - Galatians 3:6-7

Old/New Testament Gospel - Galatians 3:8-9

A curse - Galatians 3:10-11

The law is not based on faith - Galatians 3:12

A curse for us - Galatians 3:13

The blessing given to Abraham - Galatians 3:14

The everlasting covenant - Galatians 3:15-18

Seed - Galatians 3:16

430 years later - Galatians 3:17

The promise - Galatians 3:18

Because of transgressions - Galatians 3:19

Mediator - Galatians 3:20

Against the promises ... Absolutely not! - Galatians 3:21

Prison of the law- Galatians 3:22-23

Was put in charge to lead us - Galatians 3:24

No longer under the supervision of the law - Galatians 3:25

You are all sons of God - Galatians 3:26-27

You are all one in Christ Jesus - Galatians 3:28-29

Galatians 4

Guardians and trustess - Galatians 4:1-7

Under the basic principles - Galatians 4:1-3

The time had fully come - Galatians 4:4

To redeem - Galatians 4:5

Abba, Father - Galatians 4:6-7

Slaves to those who by nature are not gods - Galatians 4:8

Known by God - Galatians 4:9

Adoption of the Jewish way of life? - Galatians 4:10

Grace Alone: Current Experience? - Galatians 4:11-20

Become like me, for I became like you - Galatians 4:11-12

Because of an illness - Galatians 4:13-16

Zealous - Galatians 4:17-18

I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you - Galatians 4:19-20

Sarah, Hagar, Isaac and Ishmael - Galatians 4:21-31

Two sons - Galatians 4:21-22

Son of promise ... son of bondage - Galatians 4:23

Figuratively . . . - Galatians 4:24

Present city of Jerusalem - Galatians 4:25

Jerusalem that is above - Galatians 4:26-31

Galatians 5

Covenant Exhortations - Galatians 5:1-6:10

Freedom and Responsibility in Christ - Galatians 5:1-15

Yoke - Galatians 5:1

The sufficiency of Christ alone - Galatians 5:2-3

Fallen away from grace - Galatians 5:4

Eagerly await through the Spirit - Galatians 5:5

In Christ Jesus ... faith expressing itself through love - Galatians 5:6

I am confident in the Lord - Galatians 5:7-10

Still preaching circumcision - Galatians 5:11

Emasculate - Galatians 5:12

Freedom - Galatians 5:13

Entire law - Galatians 5:14-15

The Spirit Lead Life - Galatians 5:16-6:6

Live by the Spirit - Galatians 5:16

Sinful nature - Galatians 5:17

Sexual immorality ... orgies - Galatians 5:19-21

Will not inherit the kingdom of God - Galatians 5:21

Fruit of the Spirit - Galatians 5:22-23

Have crucified the sinful nature - Galatians 5:24-26

Galatians 6

You who are spiritual - Galatians 6:1

The law of Christ - Galatians 6:2

Test his own actions - Galatians 6:3-4

Load - Galatians 6:5

Instruction ... share - Galatians 6:6

Covenant Judgment and Blessing - Galatians 6:7-10

Do good unto all men - Galatians 6:9-10

Final Salutation - Galatians 6:11-18

Written with my own hand - Galatians 6:11

Circumcised - Galatians 6:12-13

Boast . . . in the cross - Galatians 6:14

New creation - Galatians 6:15

Israel of God - Galatians 6:16 = Be a Berean!

(See on site discussion - Israel of God - Is God "Finished" with Israel in His prophetic plan?)

Marks - Galatians 6:17

A Blessing - Galatians 6:18

Today in the Word

Devotional Illustrations on Galatians

Moody Bible Institute

Galatians 1

Galatians 2

Galatians 3

Galatians 4

Galatians 5

Galatians 6

Today's Word
Devotionals by Grant Richison
Verse by Verse Expositional Commentary on Galatians
Recommended

Introduction

Galatians 1

Galatians 1:1

Galatians 1:2

Galatians 1:3

Galatians 1:4

Galatians 1:5

Galatians 1:5b

Galatians 1:6

Galatians 1:6b

Galatians 1:7

Galatians 1:8

Galatians 1:9

Galatians 1:10

Galatians 1:10b

Galatians 1:10c

Galatians 1:11

Galatians 1:12

Galatians 1:13

Galatians 1:14

Galatians 1:15

Galatians 1:16

Galatians 1:17

Galatians 1:18

Galatians 1:19-20

Galatians 1:21

Galatians 1:22

Galatians 1:23-24

Galatians 2

Galatians 2:1

Galatians 2:1b

Galatians 2:2

Galatians 2:3

Galatians 2:4

Galatians 2:5

Galatians 2:6

Galatians 2:7

Galatians 2:8

Galatians 2:9

Galatians 2:10

Galatians 2:11

Galatians 2:11b

Galatians 2:12

Galatians 2:12b

Galatians 2:13

Galatians 2:13b

Galatians 2:14

Galatians 2:15

Galatians 2:16

Galatians 2:16b

Galatians 2:17

Galatians 2:18

Galatians 2:19

Galatians 2:19b

Galatians 2:19c

Galatians 2:20

Galatians 2:20c

Galatians 2:20d

Galatians 2:20e

Galatians 2:20f

Galatians 2:21

Galatians 2:21b

Galatians 3

Galatians 3:1

Galatians 3:1b

Galatians 3:2

Galatians 3:3

Galatians 3:4

Galatians 3:5

Galatians 3:6

Galatians 3:7

Galatians 3:8

Galatians 3:8b

Galatians 3:9

Galatians 3:10

Galatians 3:10b

Galatians 3:10c

Galatians 3:10d

Galatians 3:11

Galatians 3:12

Galatians 3:13

Galatians 3:14

Galatians 3:15

Galatians 3:16

Galatians 3:17

Galatians 3:18

Galatians 3:19

Galatians 3:20

Galatians 3:21

Galatians 3:22

Galatians 3:23

Galatians 3:24

Galatians 3:25

Galatians 3:26

Galatians 3:27

Galatians 3:28

Galatians 3:28b

Galatians 3:29

Galatians 4

Galatians 4:1

Galatians 4:2

Galatians 4:3

Galatians 4:4

Galatians 4:5

Galatians 4:5b

Galatians 4:6

Galatians 4:7

Galatians 4:8

Galatians 4:9

Galatians 4:10

Galatians 4:11

Galatians 4:12

Galatians 4:13

Galatians 4:14

Galatians 4:15

Galatians 4:16

Galatians 4:17

Galatians 4:18

Galatians 4:19

Galatians 4:20

Galatians 4:21f

Galatians 4:24f

Galatians 4:28f

Galatians 5

Galatians 5:1

Galatians 5:1b

Galatians 5:2

Galatians 5:3

Galatians 5:4

Galatians 5:5

Galatians 5:6

Galatians 5:7

Galatians 5:8

Galatians 5:9

Galatians 5:10

Galatians 5:11

Galatians 5:12

Galatians 5:13

Galatians 5:13b

Galatians 5:13c

Galatians 5:14

Galatians 5:15

Galatians 5:16

Galatians 5:16b

Galatians 5:17

Galatians 5:17b

Galatians 5:17c

Galatians 5:18

Galatians 5:19

Galatians 5:19b

Galatians 5:19c

Galatians 5:19d

Galatians 5:20

Galatians 5:20b

Galatians 5:20c

Galatians 5:20d

Galatians 5:20e

Galatians 5:20f

Galatians 5:20g

Galatians 5:20h

Galatians 5:20i

Galatians 5:21

Galatians 5:21b

Galatians 5:21c

Galatians 5:21d

Galatians 5:21e

Galatians 5:21f

Galatians 5:21g

Galatians 5:22

Galatians 5:22b

Galatians 5:22c

Galatians 5:22d

Galatians 5:22e

Galatians 5:22f

Galatians 5:22g

Galatians 5:22h

Galatians 5:23

Galatians 5:23b

Galatians 5:23c

Galatians 5:24

Galatians 5:24b

Galatians 5:25

Galatians 5:26

Galatians 5:26b

Galatians 5:26c

Galatians 6

Galatians 6:1

Galatians 6:1b

Galatians 6:1c

Galatians 6:1d

Galatians 6:1e

Galatians 6:2

Galatians 6:2b

Galatians 6:3

Galatians 6:4

Galatians 6:5

Galatians 6:6

Galatians 6:7

Galatians 6:7b

Galatians 6:8

Galatians 6:8b

Galatians 6:8c

Galatians 6:9

Galatians 6:9b

Galatians 6:9c

Galatians 6:10

Galatians 6:10b

Galatians 6:10c

Galatians 6:11

Galatians 6:12

Galatians 6:13

Galatians 6:14

Galatians 6:14b

Galatians 6:15

Galatians 6:16

Galatians 6:17

Galatians 6:18

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
R A Torrey - Galatians

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Introduction

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Bob Utley
Commentary on Galatians
Disclaimer (Acts 17:11-note): Utley interprets Gal 6:16 as Israel = Church (I strongly disagree!)
See Related Topic = Israel of God - Is God "Finished" with Israel in His prophetic plan?

Intro, Author, Date, Recipients

Purpose, Brief Outline

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Marvin Vincent
New Testament Word Studies on Galatians
Emphasis on Greek Word Study

Introduction

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

David Whedon
Commentary on Galatians

Galatians 1 Commentary

Galatians 2 Commentary

Galatians 3 Commentary

Galatians 4 Commentary

Galatians 5 Commentary

Galatians 6 Commentary

Kenneth Wuest
Commentary on Galatians
Excellent Resource
Includes Many Greek Word Studies

Galatians Commentary - Verse by Verse

Steve Zeisler
Sermons on Galatians
Peninsula Bible Church
Note: The Text & Audio links are on the top right margin when you open the following pages

Galatians 1:1-5: Spiritual Dynamite

Galatians 1:1-5 Rescue From An Evil Age

Galatians 1:6-10: Desertion, Distortion, Damnation

Galatians 1:1-10 Pleasing People Or Pleasing God?

Galatians 1:11-24 The Unexpected Apostle

Galatians 1:11-17: Nothing But the Truth

Galatians 1:15-2:2: The Odyssey of an Apostle

Galatians 2:1-10: Retaining the Truth pf the Gospel

Galatians 2:1-14 Defending Freedom

Galatians 2:11-14: Serious Business of Christian Leadership

Galatians 2:14-21: Did Jesus Die for Nothing?

Galatians 2:14-21 I Have Been Crucified with Christ

Galatians 3:1-14 The Cross And The Spirit

Galatians 3:1-14: The Real Thing

Galatians 3:15-22: Precious and Magnificent Promise

Galatians 3:15-29 Children of God

Galatians 3:23-4:11: Spiritual Graduation

Galatians 4:1-11 Heirs of God's Promises

Galatians 4:12-5:1: Passing a True/False test

Galatians 5:1-12: Standing Our Ground

Galatians 5:1-12: Deadly Compromise

Galatians 5:13-24: Fight the Good Fight

Galatians 5:13-24: Flesh and the Spirit

Galatians 5:13-24, 6:7-10 Spiritual Struggle, Practical Choices

Galatians 5:25-6:6: United We Stand

Galatians 6:7-10: God is Not Mocked

Galatians 6:7-10: Reaping What You Sow

Galatians 6:11-18: Battle Scars

Galatians 6:11-18: The Cross at the Center

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