We are free from the law. And yet we're called to not abuse our freedom. How do we do this? Through life in the Spirit.
When we accept the gospel, the Spirit is imparted on to us. We are no longer under condemnation. We are made righteous in God's sight.
Paul opposes Peter when he avoids eating with the Gentile converts. Shows hypocrisy but also the repercussions of living by the law.
Paul's tone at the outset of this epistle is not exactly cheery. We find out why and what happens when you add to the gospel.
As we begin the new year, let's make a resolution to get more engaged with Sunday morning teachings. Doing so is one way that we can remain in Christ.