The Epistle to the Galatians – 02 (“The True Gospel”) 1. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND: We saw last week that Paul’s purpose in writing the Epistle to the Galatians was: To defend his apostolic authority (Gal.1:11-19; Gal.2:1-14); To counteract the evil influence of the Judaizers in Galatia (Gal. 3:1-4:31), and to show that their doctrine destroyed […]

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The Epistle to the Romans – 09 (“God’s Imputed Righteousness and Justification – 02”) Part 1 – “Justification by Faith Alone” (Chapters 1-8) [Message: Kobus van der Walt (Three Rivers Baptist Church), 19 February 2017] 1. INTRODUCTION: Paul claims that his gospel is only the manifestation of the ancient promises (Rom.1:2). In Rom.4 he shows that the […]

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The Epistle to the Romans – 08 (“God’s Righteousness and Justification – 01”) Part 1 – “Justification by Faith Alone” (Chapters 1-8) 1. INTRODUCTION: Paul portrayed a dark picture of man’s (Jew and Gentile alike) wickedness and hopelessness apart from God in our message last week. Mankind is therefore in dire need for salvation – […]

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