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Galatians 3:10-25 - Law and Promise

August 19th, 2007

A Sermon on Galatians 3:10-25 by Richard Goscombe at Morning and Night Church on the 29th of July 2007.

Sermon Outline:

  • Intro
  • Living for the Curse (3:10-12)
    • v10 - Deuteronomy 27:26 - Law + Flesh = Curse
    • v11 - Habakkuk 2:4 - The Righteous Live By Faith
    • v12 - Leviticus 18:5 - Law About Doing Not Faith
  • The End of the Curse (3:13-14)
    • v13 - Deuteronomy 21:23 - A Terrible Curse
    • v14 - Isaiah 44:3 - The Exiled (Cursed Ones) Will Be Redeemed
  • According to Promise (3:15-18)
    • v15 - Which Covenant Came First? Abraham or Moses?
    • v17-18 - Law and Promise Are Opposites. So, Whatever Law is For, It Doesnt Overrule the Promise
  • Why Law?
    • Romans 7:7-13
    • Is God Contradicting Himself? (v21)
    • Law Can't Give Life, Only Show Who Already Has It - eg Christ
    • The Parent of Prodigals (v23)