Galatians 5:1-26 Questions by Stephen Ricker
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Serve One Another in Love
Questions for Study 5

Galatians 5:1-26
Memory Verse: 13


I. Faith Expressing Itself Through Love (1-12)

1. How should we maintain the freedom which Christ gave us? (1)

2. What would be the Galatian Christians' relationship toward the law be if they subject themselves to circumcision? (2-3) Toward Christ? (4) (Think about the importance of the issue of circumcision in Paul's time and its modern application.)

3. How can Christians have the hope of righteousness? (5) What does "the righteousness for which we hope" refer to? What is truly valuable in Christ? (6) Why?

4. What are the sins of those who urged them to be circumcised? (7-9) What is the nature and reason for Paul's confidence? (10)

5. To what extent did Paul hold onto the gospel of Jesus' cross? (11) What was his attitude toward those who oppose the truth? (12)

II. Love Does Not... (13-15)

6. What is God's purpose in calling each of us? (13) How should we use our freedom? What is the point of the law? (14) What is the truth of congregations that do not love each other? (15; John 13:35)

III. Keep in Step with the Spirit (16-26)

7. How should Christians live? (16)

8. How does the sinful nature oppose the Spirit? (17-18) What are the results of following the sinful nature? (19-21)

9. What are the fruits of the Holy Spirit? (22-23)

10. What does it mean to be Christians? (24) How should Christians live? (25-26)