Whom do you fear?

fear is a snare

Galatians 1 Are you a people pleaser or a God pleaser? Do you fear the condemnation of men? Whose affirmation do you seek? A people pleaser seeks the affirmation from others rather than from God. That was the charge Paul is making to the Galatians, and in turn he is asking us that same question. Will you stand apart from the crowd or will you stand firm for the cause of Christ? How were you called to salvation but by the precious blood of Jesus Christ who offered himself as bounty for our sin, once for all. 

The Galatians were being charged by some who brought to them a gospel contrary to what Paul had taught them. He was incensed by this intrusion into their new found liberty in Christ. He blatantly said these should be condemned to hell, which are pretty strong words. Why would he be so strong in his condemnation? It is because the price for our salvation was great and should be prized above all else because it freed us from the bondage of sin. 

So the question is asked again: are you a people pleaser or a God pleaser? Pray and ask God to reveal to you about this matter.

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