New Living Translation
Jesus gave his life for our sins, just as God our Father planned, in order to rescue us from this evil world in which we live.
King James Bible
Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father:
Darby Bible Translation
who gave himself for our sins, so that he should deliver us out of the present evil world, according to the will of our God and Father;
World English Bible
who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us out of this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father--
Young's Literal Translation
who did give himself for our sins, that he might deliver us out of the present evil age, according to the will of God even our Father,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:4 That he might deliver us from the present evil world - From the guilt, wickedness, and misery wherein it is involved, and from its vain and foolish customs and pleasures. According to the will of God - Without any merit of ours. St. Paul begins most of his epistles with thanksgiving; but, writing to the Galatians, he alters his style, and first sets down his main proposition, That by the merits of Christ alone, giving himself for our sins, we are justified: neither does he term them, as he does others, either saints, elect, or churches of God.
LibraryA Reasonable Service
TEXT: "I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service."--Romans 12:1. There is perhaps no chapter in the New Testament, certainly none in this epistle, with which we are more familiar than this one which is introduced by the text; and yet, however familiar we may be with the statements, if we read them carefully and study them honestly they must always come to us not only in the …
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The Praise of Men.
So Great Blindness, Moreover, Hath Occupied Men's Minds...
The seed that fell among the thorns represents those who hear God's word, but all too quickly the message is crowded out by the worries of this life and the lure of wealth, so no fruit is produced.
Don't copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God's will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.
1 Corinthians 15:3
I passed on to you what was most important and what had also been passed on to me. Christ died for our sins, just as the Scriptures said.
2 Corinthians 4:4
Satan, who is the god of this world, has blinded the minds of those who don't believe. They are unable to see the glorious light of the Good News. They don't understand this message about the glory of Christ, who is the exact likeness of God.
My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days.
Now all glory to God our Father forever and ever! Amen.
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