Concordia Theological Monthly

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Lectures on Galatians

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spirit, flesh, love, freedom, law, christian, luther, st. paul

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Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep


The saving Gospel we have been learning is also the social Gospel we shall be learning.

"Brethren, ye were called unto freedom. Only use not this freedom for an opening of the flesh." Freedom is to be used, not abused for a cloak of wickedness, 1 Pet. 2: 16. A frightful abuse of freedom was that of the Anabaptists at Muenster, in Westphalia, at the time of the Reformation.


Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

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Galatians 5:13-6:10; 1 Peter 2:16; 1 Corinthians 7:22; Leviticus 19:18; Romans 13:8-10; Romans 8:4-11; Romans 8:1; 2 Corinthians 6:10; Philippians 4:4; Philippians 3:1, 3; John 15:11; Matthew 7:17; Acts 15:9; Ephesians 5:6; 1 Corinthians 6:9-10; Colossians 3:5; Ephesians 5:3; 2 Corinthians 12:20; Romans 1:29; Isaiah 45:1; Psalm 143:2;

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Laity; Ministers; Scholars