References: Galatians 4By what means are we made right before God? All too often people encounter this question and make legalistic, religious observance or good works the answer. In the book of Galatians, Paul refutes this particular sentiment and demonstrates that simple faith in Christ's atoning sacrifice is the only sure basis for our righteousness before God. This month, join Alistair as he explores this book of God's Word. False teachers had discarded the gospel of grace and had exchanged it for a "gospel" of works by observing the law, which is no gospel at all. "Right With God" is an exposition of Paul's response to this distortion of the truth and an explanation of how faith in Christ yields true freedom and righteousness before God.
The Hole in our Holiness is that we don't seem to care much about holiness. Or, at the very least, we don't understand it. And we all have our reasons too: Maybe the pursuit of holiness seems legalistic. Maybe it feels like one more thing to worry about in your already overwhelming life. Maybe the emphasis on effort in the Christian life appears unspiritual. Or maybe you've been trying really hard to be holy and it's just not working! Whatever the case, the problem is clear: too few Christians look like Christ and too many don't seem all that concerned about it. This is a book for those of us who are ready to take holiness seriously, ready to be more like Jesus, ready to live in light of the grace that produces godliness. This is a book about God's power to help us grow in personal holiness and to enjoy the process of