"Live by God's Every Word"  Ma 4.4

The Error of the GALATIANS CHURCH

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GRACE plus WORKS


LEFT TOP: The letter of Paul to the Galatians Church served as a warning of the error of mixing Faith and Works in the Gospel of salvation.


Note the similarity of this 'gospel error' of the Galatians--"Having begun by the Spirit [Faith], are you now being perfected by the flesh [Works]? (Gal. 3:3)--with the...


RIGHT TOP: Catholic Church and ...


LEFT BOTTOM: Unfinished ("Lordship") Gospel.


All BEGIN with 'Faith', but salvation must be COMPLETED by Works.


However, the Biblical Gospel is 'FINISHED' by Grace alone at the time of Faith (justification).

Works of the Holy Spirit in the saved person should follow (sanctification) through the rest of life.

But salvation in this Finished Gospel occurs by Faith alone,

"not of works, lest any man should boast" (Eph 2:8-9; Gal 2:16).