Read through these verses at least twice before starting the lesson.
1. Read Acts 15:1-21 and Galatians 2;1-5.
a. What was the teaching these men from Judea
brought to Antioch?
b. How did Paul and Barnabas respond? Read Jude 3
c. What was the motivation of the false brethren?
d. What was the response of the apostles/elders
2. Effectually (energeo)--to be actively at work, to effect
Read I Corinthians 12:1-7 and Galatians 2;6-10.
a. What was significant about Paul going to Jerusalem to
have "his gospel" checked out?
b. What was realized about Paul's ministry by those
c. How do we see the work of God through the Holy Spirit
in Galatians 2:8-9?
d. How do we see I Corinthians 12:1-7 worked out in this section
3. Compare Galatians 2:11-14 to Acts 10:34-35, Romans 2:11,
Deuteronomy 10:17, James 1:1-4, 8-9, Acts 11;1-3.
What in these scriptures is a lesson for us today?