More than just a guide to understanding Galatians, best-selling author Warren Wiersbe’s Be Free is also a guide to embracing freedom in Christ. As a man who is known as the “pastor of pastors” and has studied the Bible relentlessly, gleaning relevance for today for his readers and listeners, Wiersbe has so gripped the hearts of his wide audience that he has sold over 4 million copies of his “Be” series alone!
His accessible, at times quirky and comical, style of writing is perfect for any age group to crave more of the Word of God. He opens up Paul’s epistle, explaining Paul’s approach to the Galatians and putting ancient traditions in perspective for Christians today. Most importantly, he illustrates through Paul’s writing how the Gospel can only remain the Gospel of Christ if it is solely for God’s glory alone. Just as the Galatian church was slipping back into the dangerous rituals of the Jewish religious system, Christians today add parameters around Scripture that hinder them and that Christ never intended.
I wish I had read this along with the Galatians Study that I did a while ago. It would have been very helpful to decipher some of the more confusing passages.
Legalism can cause such painful division between believers (even within the same family or congregation). Faith is not about a bunch of rules. It is about a deep and abiding relationship with our Creator.
This is the third book that I have read in this series.
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I’d like to read that . I’m seeing just how much legalism is actually in the American church .
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There so, so much of it. Some denominations are worse than others.
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In all my years in the church, grace has always been described with less than completely over flowing capacity. With all the rules and requirements, grace is limited, and held back.
I am realizing more and more that grace unhindered needs to be released to do what God always intended, to bring us to the full realization of salvation.