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COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANS (1535)

By Martin Luther Translated by Theodore Graebner CONTENTS PREFACE FROM LUTHER’S INTRODUCTION, 1538 GALATIANS CHAPTER 1 GALATIANS CHAPTER 2 GALATIANS CHAPTER 3 GALATIANS CHAPTER 4 GALATIANS CHAPTER 5 GALATIANS CHAPTER 6 PREFACE The preparation of this edition of Luther’s Commentary on Galatians was first suggested to me by Mr. P. J. Zondervan, of the firm […]

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Chapter 6

VERSE 1. Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness. IF we carefully weigh the words of the Apostle we perceive that he does not speak of doctrinal faults and errors, but of much lesser faults by which a person is […]

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Chapter 3

VERSE 1. O foolish Galatians. THE Apostle Paul manifests his apostolic care for the Galatians. Sometimes he entreats them, then again he reproaches them, in accordance with his own advice to Timothy: “Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort.” In the midst of his discourse on Christian righteousness Paul […]

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CHAPTER 1

VERSE 1. Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead). St. Paul wrote this epistle because, after his departure from the Galatian churches, Jewish-Christian fanatics moved in, who perverted Paul’s Gospel of man’s free justification by faith in Christ Jesus. […]