"Falling from grace is losing the high ground with God" by: Caleb Gibson

 What does in mean to, “fall from grace?” 
   Many times when a political or religious leader falls into sin we see in the news that they have, “fallen from grace.” 
   While this is used a lot, it is not the correct and biblical definition of the phrase. 
   Galatians 5:4 tells us, “You have been severed from Christ, you who are seeking to be justified by law; you have fallen from grace.” 
   What a horrible thought that someone can fall from grace. So to begin we must start by looking at the context. Robert Gundry explains what was going on in his book, “A Survey of the New Testament.” 
   In this he writes, “Many of the first Christians, being Jewish, continued in large measure their Jewish mode of life, including attendance at the synagogue and temple, offering of sacrifices, observance of Mosaic rituals and dietary taboos, and social aloofness from Gentiles.”  
   This type of mixing old and new covenants can also be called Galatianism. 
   This is where you take the old covenant, put it in a pot, then you take the new covenant, put it in a pot, and you mix both of them all together. 
   What do you get? Galatianism, this is when we try to be justified by the law.

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