Sunday School

Why Then the Law? (Galatians 3:15-29)

The Law was not added to change the way of salvation, but to teach us of our need for it.

I.    Ratified Contracts (vv. 15-20)
    A.    The Ratification of the Promise (vv. 15-16; Genesis 15)
    B.    First Problem—God Can’t Change Terms (v. 18)
    C.    Second Problem—A Third Party Can’t Change the Terms (vv. 19-20)

II.    The Purpose of the Law (vv. 19-24)
    A.    Contrary in What Way? (vv. 21-22)
    B.    The Tutor (Pedagogue) (vv. 19-20, 23-24)

III.    The Current Reality (vv. 25-29)
    A.    A King with a Tutor?
    B.    Corporately
    C.    Individually