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It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1
Throughout the New Testament we are told about the freedom we can have in Christ. In contrast we are warned about the things that entrap and enslave us. The meaning of Galatians 5:1 follows this same pattern.
This message still rings true for us today. It’s easy to get entangled in something less than what God has for us. And this passage is an encouragement to continue pursuing the freedom that God has for us.
The Context Of Galatians 5:1
Galatians isn’t a book of the Bible as much as it’s a letter. It was a letter written by the Apostle Paul to the church in Galatia. Prior to this letter Paul had…