As he finished out the book of Galatians, Paul wanted the believers there to know he had an allegiance to Christ based on what Christ had done on Calvary’s cross. He didn’t need anyone to challenge him to live for Jesus! Jesus Christ and His gospel were Paul’s number one priority and he had the scars to prove it.
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.