Why Would Peter Do That?

November 14, 2021

Galatians 2:11-21

Pastor Terry Wilcox

  1. What Peter did.
    Galatians 2:11-13
    a. Previously agreed with Paul
         Acts 15:5-11
    b. Had been given a vision.
         Acts 10:9-16
  2. Why?
    Galatians 2:12
    Proverbs 29:25

    Two results of Peter’s actions:
    I.  It made him a
    II. Influenced others toward .

  3. Biblical truths (doctrines) Peter violated.
    a. Justification by .
        Galatians 2:16
        Romans 3:21-26
    b. Unity of the Body of Christ
        Galatians 3:28
    c. Freedom from the .
        Galatians 2:17-21

        Two great “pushers” to return to the law:
        I.  Fear – the remedy?
            Lamentations 12:4-5
        II. Pride
            I Peter 5:5-6
            James 4:6
    Today, as in Paul’s day, people embrace God’s grace for salvation and then are tempted to gravitate toward the false security of .

  4. This does not lead to grace, but to the and partnership of the Holy Spirit.
    Galatians 2:20

    When we surrender ourselves to the Lordship of Christ, our will becomes dominated by the “mind of Christ.”
    Romans 6:3-7

    Replace your  of yourself with His. 
    Replace your “want to” with His “.”


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