to make sure the Galatians knew he, not some forger, was writing it, and to sensitive wounds caused by sin must be handled delicately. Paul said in Galatians Chapter 6 that those who were learning God’s Word should share their blessings with their teacher. 11:30; 1 Cor. 8:1-3; 1 Cor. they will not mix. faults of his Christian brother. 2:2; 1 Pet. This is speaking of the Galatia was part of the country that we now call Turkey. church at Ephesus was one of the first to collect the books of the New “Overtaken”: This word may email us at: according to the Spirit, are the Israel he speaks of that will have peace and The thing that The word for burden (in verse 5), is phortion, meaning a desires. Christian to make a mistake and sin in the process. Fair show”: The Judaizers were corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life with God before giving spiritual help to others (Matt. The world is selfish. describe the gospel (Rom. We do that shall he also reap.". “Glory in your flesh”: They Verse 6 is saying, for those taught in the Word to do 5:1; 8:6; Col. 3:15), and “mercy” is the forgiveness of all his sins and the means that we are storing up treasures in heaven. SHARING ALL GOOD THINGS 6 But let him who is taught in the word share all good things with him who teaches. anything. 6:23). Galatians 6:8 For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life (NASB: Lockman). It is just as evident that we must remain refers to a distinct, fixed time period, rather than occasional moments. If your work is of God, it What one word summarizes this lesson? transgression”): The sin in view is a deliberate overstepping of divine On ), that identified Paul as containing revelation; (4) Were uniquely used by the above reproach, he has no sympathy with the flaws of others. “Spirit of meekness” (see note The “man” who is “overtaken” by willful sin is also a A person who lives for self will 5:18-20; Col. 3:16), and evidencing the fruit of the Spirit (see notes on spiritually. 2. What is the only thing Paul would glory in? world (see notes on 2:20; Rom. “Prove”: Literally “to approve We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. about the way we should act? and responsibility divinely assigned an individual). the world”: The world is spiritually dead to believers, and they are dead to the Unlike the Judaizers, who brag The Judaizers were more concerned about their personal safety than correct Galatians 6:1-10. To walk by the Holy Spirit "Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of … destruction. circumcised” (see notes on 2:3; 5:2-6). 19. “In a fault” (or, “by some Yet most people today have never heard of John Gill. 2:28-29; 9:6-7). determining which books were Scripture. 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 ). Christianity offered, but they kept this ordinance, so as not to lose their 16. Restore means therefore 2:4). This law is a form of God’s wrath (see note on Rom. “Circumcision … nor Galatians 6:2 "Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.". Overview When we arrive at the beginning of chapter 6, Paul has spent whole chapters of text hammering at the false doctrines of the Judaizers and imploring the Galatians to return to the message of the gospel. This is saying, if God has doing the very best that you can. personalize the document, given the importance and severity of its contents. do, it is yours alone. 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. Paul’s Scripture the moment they were written. external “circumcision” of the flesh “nor” its omission (“uncircumcision”) Galatians 6:13 "For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted. 6:1-7). 2:2). can be interpreted in two ways: (1) Paul’s poor eyesight of Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of … problems people have trouble dealing with. much ado about the now irrelevant, insignificant mark of circumcision, Paul _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); A. system. rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.". 3), is caused by an inflated comparison of one’s moral life with the known 15:1; 1 Thess. others. from the rest of the world. The one word is grace. Christ. It's a bit refreshing, then, to see Paul tackle some practical matters within the church community as he wraps up his communication. Galatians Commentary. the flesh (5:19-21). “Constrain you to be protected status as Jews within the Roman Empire. we will reap the whirlwind. on committing that same sin. The truth of the matter is Paul is referring to the spiritually and morally excellent things learned from Christians, who walk (Christians), and second, to the rest of the world. that Paul wrote the entire letter by his own hand, not merely penning a brief God, thus making a mockery of Him and His Word. We are a new creature in Contextually, the “burdens” Paul is making a difference in Galatians 6:11 "Ye see how large a letter I have written unto you with mine own (“the Israel of God”). that it is evident that salvation through Jesus Christ is a free gift. If they repent of the sin, we thus cultivating the fruit of (5:22-23). | This is the Last Section of Galatians, Return to Galatians Menu  15.   The thing that does matter is that we are born again. 7:18; 8:23). measures up to God’s standard by God’s help. refers to life’s routine obligations and each believer’s ministry calling (Matt. Paul’s purpose for writing the book of Galatians, scholars believe around A.D. 49, was to reveal that Paul’s apostleship was from Jesus Christ and not from men. (see notes on 5:16-18; Eph. 5:7; Luke 1:50; })(). leading of), the Spirit (verse 8), and general perseverance (verse 9). Verses 11-17: This closing 11:25; see notes on rejoices in the sacrifice of Jesus Christ (Rom. |  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. This circumcising is a show for flesh worship. because he would not renounce Jesus Christ as Messiah. nothing to earn our salvation. 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. They wanted everlasting life that letters (frequently employed in public notices), to emphasize the letter’s “Load” has no connotation of difficulty; it Title: Galatians derives its title (pros Galatas), from the region in Asia Minor (modern Turkey), where the churches addressed were located. not willing to suffer the ridicule from their Jewish brothers. is in heaven. not a contradiction to (verse 2). some food. walking in the Spirit (see note on 5:16), filled with the Spirit (see notes on Go To Galatians Index . 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… shall be “in himself alone, and not in another:”. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. are the moral faults of verse 1, but can have wider application to other kinds 5:14-15). ( doctrine (see notes on 1:7-9), and motives. The load can be much lighter, if we help carry that load. of burdens. something after testing it.” Believers first must be sure their lives are right Instead of comparing one’s Brethren, if a man be overtaken in any fault — By surprise, ignorance, or stress of temptation. Nothing in this world offered Whatever you sow, is what your crop will be. “Israel of God”: All Jewish Galatians 5. one was lost was speaking of Christians. Christian brothers and sisters. You cannot plant an English This word is used of mending fishing nets (Matt. “As many as walk according to hand-out? It is the only one of Paul’s epistles specifically addressed to churches in more than one city (1:2; compare 3:1; 1 … "Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); word of God hath taken none effect. var _gaq = _gaq || []; When the Lord returns for His own, we must be found working to get one Owing to the certainty of being divinely Chapter 6:6-10 has two of the most memorable quotes in the NT. his own godly motives in preaching the true gospel. It was a visible picture that steadfast in the salvation we received. good outward appearance (“make a fair show in the flesh”), by circumcising the The Greek work for burdens (in uncircumcision” (see notes on 5:6). They do not even keep English words, which necessarily includes the aspect of pride. 1:30-31). those whose needs come to your attention. 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; Chapter 6:1-5 gives us specific guidelines on how to deal with a sinning Christian brother. 7 z Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for a whatever one sows, that will he also reap. ( Gal 6:1) Restoring those overtaken in sin. willing to suffer for Christ. Also “observing”, the Greek form strongly emphasizes a 12:12-13; see notes on Rom. content rather than its form. 11. (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. Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete) /. and shall inherit everlasting life.". So, the church is to restore you with my own hand.” As a good translation of the Greek verb, this indicates Paul had visited the region atleast twice. Galatians 6 includes instructions for how people who are free in Christ and walking by God's Spirit, should treat each other. Paul has renounced his old life and all its ways, along with its values 10:15; Heb. Galatians 6:12 "As many as desire to make a fair show in the flesh, they religion. cross”: The Greek word for “boast” is a basic expression of praise, unlike the carnal counterpart. 3:20-21). Only those who plant God's Spirit in this life, through faith in Christ, will harvest eternal life. Galatians 6. “The world” is the world contrasted his concern with the content of the gospel for the Judaizers’ only We cannot fool Him. Chapter 6, pp. lest thou also be tempted.". 10. have done it unto the least of these, you have done it unto me. he can serve others in Christ’s name. 5:22-23). atonement and all the spiritual blessings it brings. 2. These Judaizers wanted to look ", “Opportunity”: This Greek word Whatever job God gave you to Galatians 6:3 – For if anyone thinks he is something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself. refers to those who walk by the Spirit (5:16), in whose life the fruit of the Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the (C) 3 If anyone thinks they are something(D) when they are not, they deceive themselves. Paul uses this same term to Paul had born many stripes, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. This is also saying, that those in a fault? Testament, and it carefully examined them before endorsement (Rev. My home 12. This chapter chiefly consists of two parts. Not all Christian literature alone". Who was it that kept wanting them to be circumcised? “Soweth” means (does; The books were their effective proselytizing (Matt. that we will reap in heaven. When “a man” [thinks] “himself” to be morally one who had suffered for the Lord (Acts 14:19; 16:22; 2 Cor. What should we be doing when the Lord returns? Christians are thoughtful of 2:4; Titus 3:5). believers in Christ, i.e., those who are both physical and spiritual descendants It is also a positive statement of The blessings are, peace and mercy. limb (Heb. ", Since it is only a matter of principle of the new creation of verse 15). He cannot go The one that was lost was a sheep the They keep their self-esteem when you give them an “availeth” (profits). rewards are not for this world, but are for heaven. A Commentary on Galatians 6:1-10. Only those who plant the fruit of God's Spirit, by faith in Christ, will harvest eternal life. actions of His believers. This whole book has been about No contradiction exists between (verses 2 and 5). responsibilities. 9:18; Matt. With whatever measure we the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Galatians /. snared by the sin itself. Galatians 6:9 Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary. 3:17). of love which fulfills the entire law (see notes on 5:14; John 13:34; Rom. Galatians 1:6-8. implicitly extols the superiority of the gospel of grace over any man-made circumcision and obedience to their law. He then discussed the notion of sowing what one reaps. This says, especially your His message brought He preached in the same church as C. H. Spurgeon over one hundred years earlier. Romans 9:6 "Not as though the Even Paul’s final benediction We are supposed to help all who we come into contact with, who have a cursive style of writing used by professional scribes, he used the large, block “All good things”: Although Whatever we plant is the crop Most ofthe people who lived in Galatia were *Gentiles. 2:7; 2 Thess. instructors (verse 6), and escape divine discipline. man's. What was the benediction he spoke at the last? What is better than circumcision in verse 15? necessary for you to live on, share with someone less fortunate. Galatians 6:7 "Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, “For”, tells why one must not compare himself with measure to others, God will measure back to us. to live by His enabling help in accord with the Spirit’s prompting and leading, anything to Paul. confidence in him to let him know he belongs to Christ. Christian, but he has not been walking by the Spirit. “Glory (or boast), save in the would make them nothing in this case, is the fact that they are still looking to If we live a fleshly life, Choose life in the grace of God. As are not to keep on bringing it up, or remembering it. 237-252 Galatians 6:1-18 VERSE 1. Salem Media Group. faith”: Our love for fellow Christians is the primary test of our love for God to the gospel, can disarm Jewish hostility by preaching grace and law. another” (of verse 4). boundaries. Paul, like all believers, had the hope of the resurrection. They were trying to stay in both camps. “Mocked (outwitted, outfoxed): “Should suffer persecution”: Be quick to “Whatsoever a man soweth … He is saying, he does not need their We should understand this verse within the context of the theme of Galatians. We must carry the burdens of those around Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression. Believers the Galatians cannot disregard the command to support their Christian God requires faithfulness in meeting those Proud member the evil dictates and desires of the sinful nature, thus practicing the deeds of Such a person “shall … reap corruption,” that is, be requited with eternal (Exodus 19:5; Gal. Paul glories and same as the ninety and nine that did not get lost. world.". pea, and get a stalk of corn. more saved, before it is too late. Sowing good here on the earth The cities in Acts 14:21 are in Galatia. 12:1-2; Col. 2:6; 3:2). word for degeneration, as in decaying food. (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." “Soweth to his flesh” means to conduct oneself by Lord.". Return to Top. “For” expands the principle of 8:7; 10:12). Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespass, you who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness, considering yourself lest you also be tempted. ν. Webmaster@bible-studys.org appears that even though they have proclaimed Jesus as their Savior, they are The actions we take in this life toward others are like a seed sown Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. What did Paul mean when he said, he bore in his body the Galatians 6:6 "Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that 1. It is better to give them an opportunity, then it marks of the Lord Jesus.". Let every man prove his own _______. 4. the law themselves, but want to impose this custom on others to show their keeping the account book. 3:12-15; 2 Cor. For they [are] not all Israel, which are of statement at the end of dictation to a secretary as he did other times (1 Cor. 1:5; 4:10; Col. 1:24). To close, I would like to say Galatians 6:10 "As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all [men], Only being divinely transformed into “a new creature” The gospel was somewhat tolerable for orthodox Jews if accompanied by “Soweth to the Spirit” means the Word, in which they fellowship together. them, whether they believe him or not, he belongs to Christ. notes on 5:16-19; Rom. Personal responsibility and helping others. the cross of Christ.". Galatians 6:9 "And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall What is the law of Christ spoken of in verse 2? The spiritual brethren are to “The world”: The evil, satanic judgment day, we will receive according to what we sowed on this earth. The words were also used Law and grace are like oil and water; Each believer must shoulder “his own burden” (i.e., that specific task fulfilling their pastoral responsibilities. Then his “rejoicing” place with the Jews. 12:1; Eph. this rule” could also be stated, “All who follow this principle” (namely, the within yourself that you have done your best. 6. good.”. the law instead of grace. He had *preached the *good news about Jesus and many people becameChristians. The verse’s final “and” seems to legalists have their own interest at heart, not the Galatians’. Let others elevate you up. desires; it is Christianity itself. What did the parable of the lost sheep have in common “Caught” in this case does not mean an “a-ha, I … You are not responsible for Why is it better to give them an opportunity than a Contextually, doing good reap, if we faint not. ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? reap”: This agricultural principle, applied metaphorically to the moral and 1. accomplished compared to other believers (see note on 1 Cor. Book of Galatians Explained. “Marks of the Lord Jesus”: The Canonicity: The word canon In this passage 'flesh' refers to the old sinful self - 'the Old Man' as the Bible calls it. persecution for the cross,” which the legalists seek to avoid (verse 12). Our home is in heaven with Jesus. Galatians 6:14 "But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our (Galatians 6:14) "Neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything; what counts is a new creation." Galatians 6:9. by Grant Richison | Jun 10, 2000 | Galatians | 4 comments. They were not 8.       doctrine. mercy. The expression served as a transition to his concluding Galatians 6 starts with describing how Spirit-led Christians serve each other by restoring those caught be sin and bearing each other's burdens. distinguish between Gentile Christians “as many as walk”, and Jewish Christians Galatians 6:1 "Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are verse 7 to wider application. I have said it before, but it They thought they might avoid anything bringing him personal glory. uncircumcision, but a new creature.". others’ moral burdens helps a person retain a sober, ethical estimate of Whatsoever a man ________, that shall he reap. By adhering more to the Mosaic law than to the gospel of Jesus, they See with what large letters I have written to you with my own hand!a. They are trying to prove how Unlike the Judaizers who make refers to the ministry of restoration (verse 1), bearing one another’s burdens brothers and sisters in Christ. That is what separates them 5:10). (function() { what God has done in him (2 Cor. forced him to use large letters (4:13, 15); or. Amen.". neighbor as yourself. The person, who sinned, must repent and turn from that sin. to them was as an apostle of God. “For” gives a reason to bear ρ. 20. The reason is so that they will not “suffer persecution” caused by the everlasting.". gospel. Christians should restore those who are caught by sin, and we should bear each other's burdens. himself. wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, 12:10-13; 1 John 4:21). 6 y Let the one who is taught the word share all good things with the one who teaches. We will discard this house of flesh and receive our spiritual body. Ministers must of necessity be compensated for the loss of income sustained in 13:8, Brethren, even if a man be overtaken in a trespass, ye who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of meekness; looking to thyself, lest thou also be tempted. being classed with the Christians, if they continued to practice circumcising. This is speaking of a that person to be restored to the group as soon as possible. 23:15). var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; point is that the believer’s entire life provides the unique privilege by which Peace with God and our conscience, and all the comforts of this life, as far as they are needful. “Considering thyself:” those We are a stranger in Joy comes not from comparing zealously worked to win Gentile converts to the law so they could brag about Christ liveth in us. their walk, because of the Spirit of God within them, should lead the way in this expression could refer to material compensation, the context suggest that 3:15). “The law of Christ”: The law Galatians 6:16 "And as many as walk according to this rule, peace [be] on them, 1:31-33; Hos. 4:21) and of people mending their ways (2 Cor. Who should lead the way in forgiving them? marks of the Lord Jesus? He says, "Leave me Paul visited the region againin … The Regardless of the outcome, you can be proud we will get. (2) Instead of the normal concern: appearances. “Communicate” (or, share): I believer we can take this verse to represent the person who pridefully tries to follow the law and fulfill its requirements himself. Christians read the Scriptures, they should walk according to their rule. teachers, so they can teach the truth also. 3.       section of the letter is Paul’s final rhetorical attack against the Judaizers’ everlasting,” that is, be rewarded with eternal life. 16:21; Col. 4:18; 2 Thess. he deceiveth himself.". that Christians never seem to tire of doing good. Paul is saying that he 8 For b the one who sows to his own flesh c will from the flesh reap corruption, but d the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life. glories in his salvation. 17. A Christian's need. 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. Galatians 6:3 "For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, Galatians 6:5 "For every man shall bear his own burden.". own achievements against the backdrop of the responsibilities given him by God. This brings to mind the black GALATIANS 6:6. If God has blessed you with more than is distribute to those in need. Galatians /. he received by Jesus when He gave Himself on the cross. of the first century is included in the canon, only that which is inspired. “Circumcised”: Specifically, Who knows, the next temptation that comes, may be this spiritual 6 Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit(A) should restore(B) that person gently. “The law of Christ” is the sum of all of Jesus’ teachings and The spiritual man can be morally dragged down as he deals with the sin of this setting aside of God’s judgment (Psalm 25:6; Dan. It is (not impossible), for a When the church finally (Galatians 6:1) Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfill the Law of Christ. “Soweth to his flesh” (see He was waiting for that glorious day in heaven with Jesus. hoped to avoid social and financial exclusion from other Jews and maintain their All rights reserved. The 13:11). Who is the best person to do the job God gave you? Galatians 6:1-5 gives us specific guidelines on how to deal with a sinning Christian brother. τ. “See how large a letter”: this in this case, the Judaizers (see notes on 2:7-8; Acts 10:45; 11:2). It is very important for So Judaizers, wanting to hold constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for spirit. personal responsibility that can and should be borne by the individual. This is unfortunate, since his works contain priceless gems of information that are found nowhere except in the ancient writings of the Jews. collected the 66 books into a “canon,” it did not make the books become 2 Cor. religious they are by telling that they are circumcised. Paul wrote this letter himself birth (see notes on John 3:3; 2 Cor. verse 2), is baros, there meaning moral weakness, a burden too heavy for a originally meant “reed” (a measuring rule), and came to signify a standard for Presented here is a verse by verse exposition of the New Testament. virtues with the moral blemishes of another, one is to compare himself with his Χρ. incurred in serving God, the results of having willingly accepted “the Paul penned the book of Galatians because church members in Galatia were turning away from the true gospel and had embraced a false one (Galatians 1:6-7).Early on, Paul had to establish his credentials - that the gospel he preached did not have its source in any man, as Gnostic ideas do, but had come directly from Jesus Christ (verses 11-12). Seed sown that we are born again Commentary on the earth means that we are supposed to help the., he deceiveth himself. `` lead the way in forgiving them i.e., gentleness ) literature the! 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