As we continue the Inductive Bible Study method let’s observe Galatians 2: 10. Let’s observe this passage asking ourselves who, what, when, and where. Oftentimes studying the Bible is as simple is asking yourself who, what, when, and where.
Background: This takes us to a meeting in Jerusalem which may seem distant from the concerns of 21st-century Christians. But in fact, the stakes could not have been higher- it was a meeting which had huge consequences for us all, even today. And, as we’ll see, God protected all of us-you and me-on that day.
Paul, Titus and Barnabas (vs. 1)
Paul and others went to Jerusalem to set before the people (religious leaders) there that Gospel that Paul proclaimed among the Gentiles. To make sure that his mission work in Galatia was not in vain.
Because of a revelation that was given to Paul (vs.1). Because false brothers secretly brought in-who slipped in to spy out their freedom that they had in Christ Jesus (vs.4)
After fourteen years (vs.1) (after fourteen years of what? Answer found in Ch.1).