Galatians - Week 11

STUDYGUIDE-100-170427 - length: 60:00 - taught on Apr, 27 2017

Class Outline:

Informal Bible Study

Thursday April 27, 2017


  1. Pray
  2. General questions
  3. Tonight’s workshop
    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. 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.
      5. Handout: concordance search for “freedom/liberty/free”
    4. Let’s work on some of the “difficult” passages you found.
      1. How do we go about figuring out what they are saying?
      2. Handouts:  (a) Top down and Bottom up; (b) Interlinear entry for Galatians 4:9; (c) Word study for “elemental things”; (d) Questions to answer for difficult passages.
    5. Handout: Concordance Search for 'Freedom'
  4. Assignment:
    1. Read the letter to the Galatians in its entirety 3 times between now and next Thursday.
    2. Read Ferrin, pp. 95-102 on Paragraph Studies.
    3. Read Romans 3:8-4:25 2 times.  Note similarities with Galatians.
  5. Close
  6. Group prayer session