Rhetorical Disbelief
Galatians 3:1-6
It seems that this section is just a series of questions about how the Galatians could have turned from the truth of the gospel.
Published June 1st, 2012
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2009-10-18 09:35:13
It seems that this section is just a series of questions about how the Galatians could have turned from the truth of the gospel. It seems to surround sanctification and how the gospel is not only that which brings you into the Christian life and faith but it is also what keeps you growing; "perfects you" as Paul says. This string of questions has no explicit answer but it would seem that they are asked in such a way as to be rhetorical and thus answering themselves. Are you being perfected by the flesh? No. Did you suffer things in vain? No. Did Abraham's action of circumcision justify him? No. Again and again and again Paul asks questions that answer themselves and all cernter around his amazement at their abandonment of the gospel.
10000000013168 13168 Notes 2009-10-07 11:27:28 2009-10-18 09:35:13 It seems that this section is just a series of questions about how the Galatians could have turned from the truth of the gospel. It seems to surround sanctification and how the gospel is not only that which brings you into the Christian life and faith but it is also what keeps you growing; "perfects you" as Paul says. This string of questions has no explicit answer but it would seem that they are asked in such a way as to be rhetorical and thus answering themselves. Are you being perfected by the flesh? No. Did you suffer things in vain? No. Did Abraham's action of circumcision justify him? No. Again and again and again Paul asks questions that answer themselves and all cernter around his amazement at their abandonment of the gospel. notes
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Galatians
Galatians 3:1-6
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Ὦ ἀνόητοι Γαλάται, τίς ὑμᾶς ἐβάσκανεν,
O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you?
οἷς κατ’ ὀφθαλμοὺς Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς προεγράφη ἐσταυρωμένος;
It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified.
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τοῦτο μόνον θέλω μαθεῖν ἀφ’ ὑμῶν,
Let me ask you only this:
ἐξ ἔργων νόμου τὸ πνεῦμα ἐλάβετε
Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law
ἢ ἐξ ἀκοῆς πίστεως;
or by hearing with faith?
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οὕτως ἀνόητοί ἐστε;
Are you so foolish?
ἐναρξάμενοι πνεύματι
Having begun by the Spirit,
νῦν σαρκὶ ἐπιτελεῖσθε;
are you now being perfected by the flesh?
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τοσαῦτα ἐπάθετε εἰκῇ; εἴγε καὶ εἰκῇ.
Did you suffer so many things in vain-- if indeed it was in vain?
ὁ οὖν ἐπιχορηγῶν ὑμῖν τὸ πνεῦμα
Does he who supplies the Spirit to you
καὶ ἐνεργῶν δυνάμεις ἐν ὑμῖν
and works miracles among you
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ἐξ ἔργων νόμου ἢ ἐξ ἀκοῆς πίστεως;
do so by works of the law, or by hearing with faith--
καθὼς Ἀβραὰμ ἐπίστευσεν τῷ θεῷ, καὶ ἐλογίσθη αὐτῷ εἰς δικαιοσύνην.
just as Abraham "believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness"?
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10000000013168 13168 Arc 2009-10-07 11:27:28 2009-10-18 09:35:13 editing Galatians 3 1 3 6 Galatians 3:1-6 48 NT tisch esv i309642 i309643 i309644 i309629 Ὦ ἀνόητοι Γαλάται, τίς ὑμᾶς ἐβάσκανεν, O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? i309630 οἷς κατ’ ὀφθαλμοὺς Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς προεγράφη ἐσταυρωμένος; It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified. situationresponse 2 i309645 i309631 τοῦτο μόνον θέλω μαθεῖν ἀφ’ ὑμῶν, Let me ask you only this: i309646 i309632 ἐξ ἔργων νόμου τὸ πνεῦμα ἐλάβετε Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law i309633 ἢ ἐξ ἀκοῆς πίστεως; or by hearing with faith? alternative ideaexplanation 1 inference 2 i309647 i309634 οὕτως ἀνόητοί ἐστε; Are you so foolish? i309648 i309635 ἐναρξάμενοι πνεύματι Having begun by the Spirit, i309636 νῦν σαρκὶ ἐπιτελεῖσθε; are you now being perfected by the flesh? actionresult 2 actionmanner 1 i309637 τοσαῦτα ἐπάθετε εἰκῇ; εἴγε καὶ εἰκῇ. Did you suffer so many things in vain-- if indeed it was in vain? i309649 i309650 i309651 i309638 ὁ οὖν ἐπιχορηγῶν ὑμῖν τὸ πνεῦμα Does he who supplies the Spirit to you i309639 καὶ ἐνεργῶν δυνάμεις ἐν ὑμῖν and works miracles among you progression i309640 ἐξ ἔργων νόμου ἢ ἐξ ἀκοῆς πίστεως; do so by works of the law, or by hearing with faith-- actionmanner 1 i309641 καθὼς Ἀβραὰμ ἐπίστευσεν τῷ θεῷ, καὶ ἐλογίσθη αὐτῷ εἰς δικαιοσύνην. just as Abraham "believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness"? comparison 1 1 1 1 tisch 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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