My Katie

Continuing the Reformation spirit from October… Martin Luther declared of Galatians, in one of his Table Talks: “I have betrothed myself to it. It is my Katie von Bora.” Katie was of course his beloved wife. So this is high praise for a letter, even by the standards of a man who avoided understated language…

Let’s study Galatians

Paul’s letter to the churches in Galatia seems to burst on the reader like a sudden storm. The issues it raises still generate controversy, even after two thousand years of church history. In large measure this is because what was at stake when Paul wrote was the Gospel itself. The question of whether human works…