Galatians 1 - The Unique Gospel

How can man be right with God? Working from Galatians 1, this article shows that there are only two answers to this question: either by grace or by law. However, only one can be right - and this is what made Paul's gospel unique. Paul's gospel was not manmade; it sought God's glory and it was mandated by God.

Galatians 6:16 - The identity of the "Israel of God"

Who is the “Israel of God” in Galatians 6:16? The understanding of this passage has an important bearing on the question of the relationship between Israel and the church. Rather than viewing the verse through a pre-existing systematic-theological grid, Paul’s reference to the “Israel of God” ought to be studied first and foremost in the context of the entire epistle. Special attention need to be given to his anti-Judaizing polemic.