As you remember in the book of Acts, Saul was a driven young Pharisee. Saul studied under Gamaliel, the most highly regarded Rabbi. He was persecuting Christians. But one day on the road to Damascus he met the Living Lord. Saul was profoundly change, he was rename Paul.
Paul wrote one-third of the New Testament. He wrote Galatians to a group of churches in Galatia sometime between A.D. 48 and 55. This letter written to a group of churches to many believers. He addresses some serious issues. He confronts those who taught that Christians needed circumcision to be accepted by God. He defines the gospel of grace.
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Chapter 1-2 Paul defends his apostolic authority.
Chapter 3-4 Paul describe justification and salvation in Jesus Christ.
Chapter 5-6 Paul determines that the gospel of grace leads to freedom.