Becoming the Enemy

In Galatians 4:16, Paul poses the question: “Have I really become your enemy because I tell you the truth?” (TPT). What a question!?! One of the biggest qualities I know I want in a friend is truthfulness. Think of it this way — if someone lies to you, if someone deceives you, is the friendship … Continue reading Becoming the Enemy

Poor Example

Yesterday, we looked at how Paul confronted Peter face-to-face. It was important that Paul confront him, as he was being a poor example to the other believers. As Galatians 2:13 says: “And so, because of Peter’s hypocrisy, many other Jewish believers followed suit, refusing to eat with gentile believers. Even Barnabas was led astray by … Continue reading Poor Example

Reputations of Men

Today’s verse is Galatians 2:6. The Passion Translation translates it this way: “Even those most influential among the brothers were not able to add anything to my message. Who they are before men makes no difference to me, for God is not impressed by their reputations.” The verse notes that God is not impressed with … Continue reading Reputations of Men