Exegetical Essay: Paul's Controversy

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Paul’s mission and writing was for the sake of guiding God’s people to a life of righteousness. Paul’s opponents, believed, that the law of Moses’, (to be circumcision is the way to salvation) , Paul, taught about the Law of Christ is the way to salvation.

Judaizer The acceptance of Gentiles into the Christian faith be regulated and in order to enter into the covenant people of Yahweh, they must be circumcised and keep the law of Moses in order to earn salvation.

Paul/Barnabas Paul was correct in addressing and rebuking Peter for overly focusing on early Christianity (Judaizer ) or follow the Laws of Moses. Paul reminds us all that the Law of Christ is the righteousness and atonement of God.

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According, to Jeremiah, he told them to “Circumcise the foreskin of your heart,” he was telling them to cut away the thickening around their hearts,” so it is just as important as a physical circumcision. In Jeremiah 4 :4; 9:25, is what God was trying to get the church of Galatians and Romans, to cut the thickened around their hearts. This is a very important thing to do. Because, we are to have a heart as God’s.

In the debate, the covenant was Not for all generation. Circumcision was the sign for keeping the covenant. Which, contradicts, the response to the responder, saying, it is Not for all generation. It is the breathe of life, when Christ died, on the cross and was resurrected, was the opportunity for the unbelievers to mend their heart to God. By cutting away the thicken from their hearts.

In the debate, Paul is truly a man of God, indeed, Paul’s life set an example of how God, can change a person to become victorious, in the name of the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit. God wants His people to sell out to him on a daily base. We have victory in the name of Jesus Christ.

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