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Is Paul talking about salvation in Galatians 5:21?

Galatians 5:21 comes in the middle of a list of things that identify characteristics of people who live in order to satisfy the lusts of the flesh, which show them to be in opposition to the Spirit. ...
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What does "selfish ambition" mean in Galatians 5:20?

The key is to look at the context. Here is a brief outline of Paul's argument: Galatians 5:16–24 (LEB) 16 But I say, live by the Spirit, and you will never carry out the desire of the flesh. 17 For ...
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What does "selfish ambition" mean in Galatians 5:20?

The term "selfish ambition" had been used six times in the New Testament. Four times by Paul (2 Cor 12:20; Gal 5:20; Phi 1:17 & 2:3) and two times by James (James 3:14 & 3:16). Paul ...
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What point is Paul making in Galatians 5:15?

The simple answer is that Paul is cautioning against rancorous arguments among members of the church. Rather than ugly debates full of hurtful words, they should remember that 'the entire law is ...
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Is Paul talking about salvation in Galatians 5:21?

The operative verb here is κληρονομέω (kléronomeó) almost always signifies something about eternal salvation, ie, inheriting eternal life in heaven, ie, to partake in eternal salvation in the ...
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What point is Paul making in Galatians 5:15?

The NASB listed by the OP of Gal 5:15 represents the Greek quite well. The Cambridge commentary is succinct in its remarks: To bite and to devour is to act like wild beasts. The words are of course ...
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