Sermon Recap for September 3
Here is the sermon from September 3.
Passage: Galatians 5:13-15
The indomitable churches of Galatia.
A letter of rebuke, correction—very direct, very harsh even.
Connect 5:13-15 with 19-26
Slavery to sin results in: sexual immorality, moral impurity (filth, uncleanness, vileness)
He that loves his neighbour as he ought, declines not to minister to him more humbly than any servant. As fire, brought into contact with wax, easily softens it, so does the warmth of love melt all arrogance and presumption more powerfully than fire. Wherefore he says not, “love one another,” merely, but, serve one another, thus signifying the intensity of the affection
S. John Chrysostom, Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians, and Homilies on the Epistle to the Ephesians, vol. VI, A Library of Fathers of the Holy Catholic Church (Oxford; London: John Henry Parker; J. G. F. and J. Rivington, 1840), 81.