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The Yoke Of Bondage

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In Galatians 5, the apostle Paul addresses the issue of the "yoke of bondage" in relation to the teachings of the Judaizers. These individuals were claiming that in order to be truly saved, Gentile converts to Christianity also had to follow the Mosaic Law, including being circumcised.

Paul argues that this is not the case, and that the Gentiles should not be burdened with the "yoke of bondage" of the Law. He states, "Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage" (Galatians 5:1). In other words, through faith in Christ, believers have been set free from the requirements of the Law and should not submit to them again.

Paul also emphasizes that true freedom in Christ is not license to sin, but rather the ability to fulfill the law through the power of the Holy Spirit. He writes, "For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision avails anything, but faith working through love" (Galatians 5:6). In other words, it is through faith in Christ and the work of the Holy Spirit that believers are able to love and obey God, rather than relying on their own efforts to keep the Law.

In conclusion, Galatians 5 addresses the issue of the "yoke of bondage" of the Law, and teaches that through faith in Christ, believers have been set free from the requirements of the Law and empowered to fulfill it through the power of the Holy Spirit. The emphasis is on the fact that true freedom in Christ is not license to sin, but the ability to love and obey God.


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