Galatians - Week 10

STUDYGUIDE-99-170420 - length: 60:00 - taught on Apr, 20 2017

Class Outline:

Informal Bible Study

Thursday April 20, 2017


  1. Pray
  2. General questions
  3. Galatians intro
    1. What was it like to read Galatians this week in light of the work you have done on the overall message and the outline?
  4. Finishing up the Big Picture of Galatians
    1. The Overall Message:  1 sentence of 15-20 words that expresses what Galatians is about.  We’ll complete this tonight.
    2. The Foundation Outline:  how the message is developed from start to finish, in broad strokes.
    3. One take on the outline. Handout:  Tinney’s Outline of Galatians.
  5. Discussion
    1. If you had to capture the letter of Galatians in one word, what would it be?
    2. Why? Give a defense for your choice.
    3. Let’s have a freewheeling discussion about your choices.
    4. Let’s work on some of the “difficult” passages you found.
  6. Assignment:
    1. Read the letter to the Galatians in its entirety 3 times between now and next Thursday.
    2. Read Romans 3:8-4:25 2 times.  Note similarities with Galatians.
    3. Your one word:
      1.  follow it through Galatians and write down your observations. 
      2. Then do a study of this same word in Paul’s other letters.
      3. How does this enrich your understanding of Galatians?
      4. Tool needed: a concordance. Handout:  Strongs Exhaustive Concordance on
  7. Close
  8. Group prayer session