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  • ELMER BLEDSOE e r Bledsoe on Galatians 2
    There are five I's in verse 20 Is there a lesson here ? Are there any thoughts or comments

    on this passage?
  • One of the best verses to find in the Bible - in Reply on Galatians 2
    If you read all of Romans 7, you'll see the total of count of "I"s is much more.

    Paul called himself "chief of sinners" somewhere else.

    I think many people feel that way too. But then we roll into Romans 8: "there is now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus...."

    It's not What We Did that's impressive: it's what Jesus did that was impressive!

  • Denver - in Reply on Galatians 2
    Who walk not after the flesh but after the spirit.
  • Chris - in Reply on Galatians 2
    I'm sorry, I don't read anymore in that Scripture, but read it as given. Paul often spoke of his life, before salvation & with Christ now, & it seems to me that the point he wanted to get across to his readers, was that the "life that he now lives" was formerly a life that was totally against & offensive to God, in spite of all his pharisaical knowledge & piety.

    But now, he "counted all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord" ( Philippians 3:8) as a further emphasis that he, who was once a somebody, became a nobody as far as man was concerned, but now a precious witness to the Grace of God, to be mightily used by God. With all this in mind, his abundant use of personal pronouns here & elsewhere, speak of his vibrant testimony to the Churches & to us of what God can do in a life once given over to religion & self-righteousness.

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