As the Brookside Institute builds and reinforces foundations of the Christian faith, we CAN'T overlook the gospel. It's no overstatement to say you won't have the Christian faith without the gospel (check it out in 1 Corinthians 15:1-19 and Galatians 1:6-9). Keeping the gospel front-and-center is that big of a deal.
Since that's the case, I figured I'd post a sermon I gave last Sunday (9/18/2016) on the centrality of the gospel from Galatians 2:11-21. Here's a brief outline of the sermon:
I've also included the "gospel-shaped behavior" diagram I used when talking about Galatians 2:20 - you'll see that below under the video. (The time stamp of that segment is appx 29:15-33:38.)
The Power of the Gospel from Brookside Church on Vimeo.
Galatians 2:20 - "Gospel -Shaped Behavior" Diagram
Keep reading to see the "gospel-shaped behavior" pictures I drew out on Sunday.
This first picture shows how we often the approach our lives and the gospel - as somehow connected, but distinct.
That's not the relationship between the gospel and our behavior that Paul modeled. Instead, Paul knew the gospel shaded and shaped everything about how live, as we see in the diagram below.
This second diagram is what Galatians 2:20 living looks like - how the gospel actually shapes our behavior. May this be true of us!
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