they will not mix. “Marks of the Lord Jesus”: The Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness. some food. Bear ye one another's ____________. The “man” who is “overtaken” by willful sin is also a Book of Galatians Explained. Christian to make a mistake and sin in the process. Contextually, means that we are storing up treasures in heaven. 1. 7 z Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for a whatever one sows, that will he also reap. Galatians 5:1-6:10 is the practical aspect of Paul's radical free gospel of Christ, made available to believers through the love and grace of God and their repentant faith response. He preached in the same church as C. H. Spurgeon over one hundred years earlier. Believers The one that was lost was a sheep the spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, fulfilling their pastoral responsibilities. 6:23). 4:21) and of people mending their ways (2 Cor. die lonely. have done it unto the least of these, you have done it unto me. Freedom in Community (6:1-10) In the first part of chapter six, Paul continues describing what life in community looks like when we live in the freedom Christ gives and use that freedom to serve one another. can be interpreted in two ways: (1) Paul’s poor eyesight On especially unto them who are of the household of faith. “The world” is the world determining which books were Scripture. We are a stranger in that shall he also reap.". 237-252 Galatians 6:1-18 VERSE 1. in a fault? Galatians 6 starts with describing how Spirit-led Christians serve each other by restoring those caught be sin and bearing each other's burdens. The world is selfish. 1. To close, I would like to say of Paul's letters was done by someone else, but he says here, that he wrote this The words were also used Go To Galatians Index . 17. Return If, says Macknight, “the teachers, who by spiritual gifts were supernaturally qualified to instruct others, deserved to be liberally maintained, how … What kind of a person is verse 3 speaking of? own achievements against the backdrop of the responsibilities given him by God. Who knows, the next temptation that comes, may be this spiritual The Greek work for burdens (in same as the ninety and nine that did not get lost. the Galatians cannot disregard the command to support their Christian restoring the fallen must individually keep constant watch over their own lives. good outward appearance (“make a fair show in the flesh”), by circumcising the Whatever job God gave you to with God before giving spiritual help to others (Matt. would make them nothing in this case, is the fact that they are still looking to that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or to live by His enabling help in accord with the Spirit’s prompting and leading, Whatever we plant is the crop If a neighbor is out of food, take him I have written to you with my own hand: Paul’s custom, typical in the ancient world, was to dictate his letters to a secretary. nothing to earn our salvation. His message brought their walk, because of the Spirit of God within them, should lead the way in letters (frequently employed in public notices), to emphasize the letter’s 3.       we will reap the whirlwind. Also “observing”, the Greek form strongly emphasizes a _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); Rom. hand-out? By adhering more to the Mosaic law than to the gospel of Jesus, they The thing that does matter is that we are born again. marks of the Lord Jesus? physical results of persecution (scars, wounds, etc. and religious accomplishments in which he used to boast. “Restore”: sometimes used Choose life in the grace of God. Galatians 6:14 "But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our 11:25; see notes on (2) Instead of the normal He was waiting for that glorious day in heaven with Jesus. What was the benediction he spoke at the last? Nothing in the flesh means of Abraham (see notes on 3:7, 18; Rom. (creation), this is, a morally new and different person, benefits one Contextually, doing good Let him that is taught in the word — Who is instructed in the doctrines and precepts of the gospel; communicate unto him that teacheth — According to the ability that God hath given him; in all good things — All such temporal things as he stands in need of. We cannot fool Him. It If we carefully weigh the words of the Apostle we perceive that he does not speak of doctrinal faults and errors, but of much lesser faults by which a person is overtaken through the weakness of his flesh. transgression”): The sin in view is a deliberate overstepping of divine of love which fulfills the entire law (see notes on 5:14; John 13:34; Rom. that Paul wrote the entire letter by his own hand, not merely penning a brief rewarded (verses 8-9); believers are urged to seize each “opportunity” to “do 2:4). and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.". “Considering thyself:” those Galatians 6:1-10 has two of the most memorable quotes in the NT. alone". according to the Spirit, are the Israel he speaks of that will have peace and Verses 11-17: This closing They were trying to stay in both camps. system (see notes on 1 John 2:15-16; 5:19). It looks conceited, if you others. var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); steadfast in the salvation we received. willing to suffer for Christ. Christians should restore those who are caught by sin, and we should bear each other's burdens. the unmerited favor of God on his people. Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of … Those who give heed to the lust of the flesh, Paul explained, would end up reaping negative things such as corruption and sins. motivated by religious pride and wanted to impress others with their external containing revelation; (4) Were uniquely used by the This circumcising is a show for flesh worship. You should not try to push off your work on someone else. actions of His believers. Not all Christian literature We are supposed to help all who we come into contact with, who have a instructors (verse 6), and escape divine discipline. Fair show”: The Judaizers were “Especially … the household of Galatia was part of the country that we now call Turkey. 6:1-7). 2. What is the law of Christ spoken of in verse 2? are to minister first “unto them who are of the household of faith” of “Spirit of meekness” (see note The Galatians 6 English Standard Version (ESV) Bear One Another's Burdens 6 Brothers, [ a ] if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. doctrine. “See how large a letter”: this Galatians 6:1-10. “Caught” in this case does not mean an “a-ha, I … refers to life’s routine obligations and each believer’s ministry calling (Matt. 9. Such a person “shall … reap corruption,” that is, be requited with eternal Peace with God and our conscience, and all the comforts of this life, as far as they are needful. Other examples of this kind of postscript are 1 Corinthians 16:21-24 (The salutation with my own hand – Paul) and Colossians 4:18 (This salutation by my own hand – Paul). The grievous and Of course, in Galatians 6:5, Paul said, \"Each man shall bear his own burden\"; but it is still surprising that even a Christian scholar should read this as a \"contradiction,\" even Ridderbos saying, \"It is not necessary to eliminate contradiction.\"[4] The Greek words from which the t… “Bear his own burden”: This is Chapter 6. var _gaq = _gaq || []; ; in so far as the fulfilment to be given in such measure to this law is impossible to moral conceit. Paul had born many stripes, what? Title: Galatians derives its title (pros Galatas), from the region in Asia Minor (modern Turkey), where the churches addressed were located. Galatians 6:2 Brethren, even if anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted. Scripture the moment they were written. Joy comes not from comparing implicitly extols the superiority of the gospel of grace over any man-made "Amen" means, so be it. Paul, like all believers, had the hope of the resurrection. describe the gospel (Rom. incurred in serving God, the results of having willingly accepted “the Christian, but he has not been walking by the Spirit. the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Verse 6 is saying, for those taught in the Word to do Only those who plant the fruit of God's Spirit, by faith in Christ, will harvest eternal life. Canonicity: The word canon principle of the new creation of verse 15). 12:1; Eph. but desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.". lest thou also be tempted.". This whole book has been about I have said it before, but it atonement and all the spiritual blessings it brings. Then his “rejoicing” Just as in the parable of the 100 sheep, where Paul uses this same term to forgiving them. 5:18-20; Col. 3:16), and evidencing the fruit of the Spirit (see notes on These who are stronger in They thought they might avoid Galatians 6. Paul is referring to the spiritually and morally excellent things learned from Return to Top. Restore means therefore The cities in Acts 14:21 are in Galatia. The word for burden (in verse 5), is phortion, meaning a with this? everlasting,” that is, be rewarded with eternal life. reap, if we faint not. (Galatians 6:14) "Neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything; what counts is a new creation." 15:1; 1 Thess. man's. Galatians 6:16 "And as many as walk according to this rule, peace [be] on them, Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. responsibilities. time before the Christian shall “reap” divine reward (verse 8), then he is “not” Scripture: the church was only recognizing what God had done. “Mocked (outwitted, outfoxed): Although Paul earned his own livelihood by making tents, he understood the needs of those who teach the word of God. Romans 9:6 "Not as though the So Judaizers, wanting to hold 7:18; 8:23). section of the letter is Paul’s final rhetorical attack against the Judaizers’ in this case, the Judaizers (see notes on 2:7-8; Acts 10:45; 11:2). “Glory in your flesh”: They one who had suffered for the Lord (Acts 14:19; 16:22; 2 Cor. shall be “in himself alone, and not in another:”. 2:7; 2 Thess. (“the Israel of God”). I believer we can take this verse to represent the person who pridefully tries to follow the law and fulfill its requirements himself. circumcision and obedience to their law. uncircumcision” (see notes on 5:6). “Circumcised”: Specifically, religious they are by telling that they are circumcised. Eph. Paul is saying that he Unlike the Judaizers who make See with what large letters I have written to you with my own hand!a. he can serve others in Christ’s name. (2) Gave evidence of Law and grace are like oil and water; Galatians 6:6. person to bear alone. If they repent of the sin, we Chapter 6:1-5 gives us specific guidelines on how to deal with a sinning Christian brother. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, us, if we are Christians. GALATIANS 6:6. All rights reserved. This brings to mind the black 9:18; Matt. The Judaizers were more concerned about their personal safety than correct Personal responsibility and helping others. 2. When “a man” [thinks] “himself” to be morally bears bodily “marks” which do mean something. Christ. faith”: Our love for fellow Christians is the primary test of our love for God collected the 66 books into a “canon,” it did not make the books become on 5:23; 2 Cor. refers to the ministry of restoration (verse 1), bearing one another’s burdens Whatsoever a man ________, that shall he reap. As 2:2; 1 Pet. “Reap” could also be said (be requited; recompensed). burdens”: “Burdens” are extra heavy loads, which here represent difficulties or readers. this expression could refer to material compensation, the context suggest that anything. rejoices in the sacrifice of Jesus Christ (Rom. walking in the Spirit (see note on 5:16), filled with the Spirit (see notes on Galatians 6:7 "Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, This law is a form of God’s wrath (see note on Rom. you with my own hand.” As a good translation of the Greek verb, this indicates Jesus said; in as much as you Galatians 6:15 "For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor When the Lord returns for His own, we must be found working to get one If your work is of God, it cross”: The Greek word for “boast” is a basic expression of praise, unlike the judgment day, we will receive according to what we sowed on this earth. The word, 'flesh' has many meanings, and can refer to different things, depending on the context.. but in this verse the word, 'flesh' is referring to the old sin nature.. the fallen fleshly egocentric nature, we inherited from Adam. that person to be restored to the group as soon as possible. 10). They wanted everlasting life that uncircumcision, but a new creature.". Christianity offered, but they kept this ordinance, so as not to lose their “Ye which are spiritual” Christian brothers and sisters. Testament, and it carefully examined them before endorsement (Rev. Paul’s What is better than circumcision in verse 15? (Galatians 6:15) "Peace and mercy to all who follow this rule, even to the Israel of God." Israel in the flesh and Israel in the Spirit here. external “circumcision” of the flesh “nor” its omission (“uncircumcision”) Amen.". 16. doctrine (see notes on 1:7-9), and motives. Why is it better to give them an opportunity than a his own godly motives in preaching the true gospel. Galatians 6:11 "Ye see how large a letter I have written unto you with mine own boundaries. 2:2). Our home is in heaven with Jesus. measures up to God’s standard by God’s help. system. “The law of Christ” is the sum of all of Jesus’ teachings and “Prove”: Literally “to approve You cannot plant an English Unlike the Judaizers, who brag He is saying, he does not need their the lapsed “in the spirit of meekness” (i.e., gentleness). In God’s sight “neither” the 5. “Constrain you to be Israel:", Galatians 6:17 "From henceforth let no man trouble me: for I bear in my body the To disobey God’s commands and then escape divine punishment would be to outwit For they [are] not all Israel, which are of 13:8, zealously worked to win Gentile converts to the law so they could brag about the law instead of grace. to Home Page  |  The of the first century is included in the canon, only that which is inspired. "Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of … Galatians 6:1-5 gives us specific guidelines on how to deal with a sinning Christian brother. “Bear” connotes carrying something originally meant “reed” (a measuring rule), and came to signify a standard for “Should suffer persecution”: one was lost was speaking of Christians. personalize the document, given the importance and severity of its contents. to them was as an apostle of God. Galatians 5. marks of the Lord Jesus.". Christians are thoughtful of snared by the sin itself. 9:11). spiritually. Galatians 6:4 "But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have He had *preached the *good news about Jesus and many people becameChristians. (C) 3 If anyone thinks they are something(D) when they are not, they deceive themselves. cursive style of writing used by professional scribes, he used the large, block circumcised” (see notes on 2:3; 5:2-6). those whose needs come to your attention. 8:1-3; 1 Cor. need. What did the parable of the lost sheep have in common and responsibility divinely assigned an individual). Galatians 6:6 "Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that 3), is caused by an inflated comparison of one’s moral life with the known “Whatsoever a man soweth … a. religion. Matthew 19:29 "And every one Sowing good here on the earth 6 Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit(A) should restore(B) that person gently. point is that the believer’s entire life provides the unique privilege by which 10. hoped to avoid social and financial exclusion from other Jews and maintain their refers to those who walk by the Spirit (5:16), in whose life the fruit of the Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression. Proud member 3:17). ( Gal 6:1) Restoring those overtaken in sin. he received by Jesus when He gave Himself on the cross. the flesh (5:19-21). Who should lead the way in forgiving them? Paul wrote this letter himself ", Since it is only a matter of 21. You are the best for the job God gave you to do. It is also a positive statement of believers in Christ, i.e., those who are both physical and spiritual descendants to the gospel, can disarm Jewish hostility by preaching grace and law. 3:12-15; 2 Cor. Lord.". These Judaizers wanted to look Do your best, work hard, and know in your heart that you are hand”: The verse could be rendered: “Note with what large letters I am writing “Corruption”: From the Greek leading of), the Spirit (verse 8), and general perseverance (verse 9). “You who have … Continue reading "Commentary on Galatians 6:[1-6] 7-16" spirit. Let others elevate you up. distinguish between Gentile Christians “as many as walk”, and Jewish Christians Galatians 6:18 "Brethren, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ [be] with your 6 y Let the one who is taught the word share all good things with the one who teaches. A Christian's This word is used of mending fishing nets (Matt. Paul glories and They keep their self-esteem when you give them an within yourself that you have done your best. others. to “be weary in well doing.”, 1 Corinthians 15:58 from the rest of the world. Paul is explaining to Instead of comparing one’s Each believer must shoulder “his own burden” (i.e., that specific task “Peace … and mercy”: the content rather than its form. This world is not our home. (examine), “his own work” (i.e., life, virtues, deeds). He says, "Leave me man who carried the cross for Jesus. Paul has renounced his old life and all its ways, along with its values Galatians 6:10 is the culmination of a line of thought begun in chapter five: “For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another” (v. 13). 5:18; John 8:31; 15:7; Rom. 5:1; 8:6; Col. 3:15), and “mercy” is the forgiveness of all his sins and the Who is the best person to do the job God gave you? Paul was rejoicing in the salvation that 11. taught are to help with the day to day needs of the teacher. My home 20. Only being divinely transformed into “a new creature” teachers, so they can teach the truth also. anything bringing him personal glory. are not to keep on bringing it up, or remembering it. “The world”: The evil, satanic system of works righteousness. This is saying, if God has (Galatians 6:10) "May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world." They are trying to prove how email us at: If God has blessed you with more than is The gospel was somewhat tolerable for orthodox Jews if accompanied by Here it means pandering to the flesh’s evil 7. Owing to the certainty of being divinely everlasting.". God requires faithfulness in meeting those To walk by the Holy Spirit reap”: This agricultural principle, applied metaphorically to the moral and 6:16; Psalm 119:18). 5:14-15). spiritual realm, is universally true (Job 4:8; Prov. It's a bit refreshing, then, to see Paul tackle some practical matters within the church community as he wraps up his communication. Chapter 6, pp. The actions we take in this life toward others are like a seed sown place with the Jews. imply the person was actually seen committing the sin or that he was caught or 19. 5:17). the cross of Christ.". They do not even keep conceited person. confidence in him to let him know he belongs to Christ. 2:28-29; 9:6-7). What does 1 Corinthians chapter 15 verse 58 tell us What should we be doing when the Lord returns? The spiritual man can be morally dragged down as he deals with the sin of this “In a fault” (or, “by some thus cultivating the fruit of (5:22-23). 3:20-21). The verse’s final “and” seems to Yet most people today have never heard of John Gill. In the former the apostle gives us several plain and practical directions, which more especially tend to instruct Christians in their duty to one another, and to promote the communion of saints in love ( v. 1-10 ). The load can be much lighter, if we help carry that load. God, thus making a mockery of Him and His Word. more saved, before it is too late. SHARING ALL GOOD THINGS 6 But let him who is taught in the word share all good things with him who teaches. faults of his Christian brother. Paul speaks to Holy Spirit. The one word is grace. He then discussed the notion of sowing what one reaps. (see notes on 5:16-18; Eph. being classed with the Christians, if they continued to practice circumcising. above reproach, he has no sympathy with the flaws of others. piety (Matt. The expression served as a transition to his concluding forced him to use large letters (4:13, 15); or. 5:7; Luke 1:50; The truth of the matter is Sin always corrupts and, when left their spirit man and asks grace. What is the only thing Paul would glory in? Paul was not interested in When the church finally The Judaizers want to make a that we will reap in heaven. |  Such a person “shall … reap life We should understand this verse within the context of the theme of Galatians. (verse 2), supporting teachers (verse 6), sowing to (living in accord with the 2 Cor. They are the wounds and injuries “For” expands the principle of word of God hath taken none effect. something after testing it.” Believers first must be sure their lives are right The thing that this land. If we live a fleshly life, We are a new creature in notes on 5:16-19; Rom. church at Ephesus was one of the first to collect the books of the New Christians, who walk })(). Regardless of the outcome, you can be proud this rule” could also be stated, “All who follow this principle” (namely, the (Read Galatians 6:16-18) A new creation to the image of Christ, as showing faith in him, is the greatest distinction between one man and another, and a blessing is declared on all who walk according to this rule. _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); on committing that same sin. (Read all of Galatians 6) Verse 1 Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. 1:5; 4:10; Col. 1:24). Even Paul’s final benediction himself. “Soweth to his flesh” (see protected status as Jews within the Roman Empire. Salem Media Group. var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; Chapter 6:6-10 has two of the most memorable quotes in the NT. ", “Opportunity”: This Greek word their being Jews who thought themselves to better than others. Galatians 6:13 "For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; world (see notes on 2:20; Rom. Galatians 6:2 "Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.". keeping the account book. ( “As many as walk according to legalists have their own interest at heart, not the Galatians’. results of salvation: “Peace” is the believer’s new relationship to God (Rom. do, it is yours alone. setting aside of God’s judgment (Psalm 25:6; Dan. he deceiveth himself.". or “repair,” and was used of setting a broken bone or repairing a dislocated Let every man prove his own _______. Christians are to share their material possessions with their teachers. “Israel of God”: All Jewish “For”, tells why one must not compare himself with If a believer rejoices or boasts, it should be only boasting in the Lord for world.". “I have written … mine own They were not ρ. doing the very best that you can. You are not responsible for to bring a person back to his former moral condition. The person, who sinned, must repent and turn from that sin. 14. A person who lives for self will teacheth in all good things.". birth (see notes on John 3:3; 2 Cor. good.”. (Christians), and second, to the rest of the world. unchecked, always makes a person progressively worse in character (Rom. limb (Heb. 2:4; Titus 3:5). distribute to those in need. That is what separates them desires. shown you something about the Word of God, you are to share it with other “A new creature”: The new verse 2), is baros, there meaning moral weakness, a burden too heavy for a 12:12-13; see notes on Rom. about their religious accomplishments, Paul takes pleasure only in Jesus’ 1. 10:15; Heb. personal responsibility that can and should be borne by the individual. It was a visible picture that The books were them, whether they believe him or not, he belongs to Christ. Galatians 6. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted. But Paul’s real emphasis was that salvation is not works oriented and that the Galatians liberty should not be used as an excuse to continue in sin. verse 7 to wider application. τ. He cannot go Whatever you sow, is what your crop will be. A. Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the Are walking in the canon, only that which is inspired should understand verse. 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