Cary Killough: Causes and Cures for Backsliding

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Cary Killough: Causes and Cures for Backsliding (Galatians 3:1-14)

Cary Killough, senior pastor of Meadowbrook Baptist Church in Robinson, Texas tells a story about the discomfort of backsliding, a word that appears most often in Jeremiah. The Galatians didn’t backslide into hedonism but into legalism. Paul was angry with the Galatians, who let go of grace so easily in favor of working harder to earn salvation. After explaining Paul’s argument for faith over works, Killough ends with three take-aways.

This sermon was delivered on Aug. 16, 2020, for the morning worship services of Meadowbrook Baptist Church in Robinson. It is part of an expository series on Galatians.



For further reading:
The Interpreter’s Bible Commentary
Smyth and Helwys Bible Commentary: Galatians by Marion L Soards and Darrell J. Pursiful
Galatians for You by Timothy Keller
Insights on Galatians, Ephesians in Swindoll’s Living Insights New Testament Commentary series by Charles Swindoll

The sermon script is available here. For a link to the sermon series click here.

 




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