The Two Great Works of the Cross
Legalism is the human effort to carry out the law in one’s strength. It is an attempt to become holy or righteous through rules, traditions, and laws. It adds other elements to the requisites established by God that lead to righteousness. God only asks that we believe, since we are justified by faith in Jesus and in His redeeming work at the cross.
Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us. (Galatians 3:13)
When a person trusts in his own strength to obtain salvation or to receive God’s blessings, he automatically falls under the curse of the Galatians. Let’s get started ……