Monthly Archives: April 2020

CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson LXXX) I like what Adam Clarke (1760-1832) had to say about the inner turmoil caused by the clash between latent desires to … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson LXXIX) According to early church scholar Thomas Aquinas, Paul is speaking here of being under the rule and guidance of the Holy … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson LXXVIII) It could be that Paul was inspired by the words God gave His people through the prophet Ezekiel when He said … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson LXXVII) There’s every reason to believe that these Galatian congregations found themselves in a state of great distraction causing continual altercations among … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

Over fifty years ago, a TV show began to air called “To Tell the Truth,” with Bud Collyer as the host and various TV and Hollywood celebrities as panelists. It was revived in 2016 with Anthony Anderson as the host. … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

WILL YOU HEAR YOUR NAME IN HEAVEN? God’s Word often tells us to be still. And yet, in this busy world of ours, it’s hard to find time to just stop and reflect. For Brent Hairr, his moment of stillness … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson LXXV) 5:14a In fact, God’s will for your life is summed up in this one statement: “Lovingly care for those around you … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson LXXIV) Wesleyan theologian Adam Clarke (1760-1832) similarly views this total freedom from all the burdensome rites, rituals, and ceremonies of the Mosaic … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson LXXIII) Early Church writer Ambrosiaster makes a valid point that points to Paul’s purpose in giving this warning. He writes: “They were … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson LXXII) Dutch Bible Scholar Alfred E. Bouter comments on why Paul complained about still being persecuted over the subject of circumcision as … Continue reading

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