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- abbr. Bible Galatians
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- proper n. Abbreviation of Galatians.
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- n. A more or less decomposed ferruginous rock, nearly or quite the same as gossan.
- n. A vulgar corruption of girl.
- n. An element in Celtic local names, denoting ‘foreigner,’ especially, in Irish use, ‘Englishman.’ Thus, Donegal (Dun-na-n Gall), ‘the fortress of the foreigners’ (in this case known to have been Danes); Galbally in Limerick, and Galwally in Down, ‘English town’; Ballynagall, ‘the town of the Englishmen’; Clonegall, ‘the meadow of the Englishmen’; etc.
- n. An abbreviation of gallon.
- n. An abbreviation of Galatians.
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- n. alliterative term for girl (or woman)
- n. a unit of gravitational acceleration equal to one centimeter per second per second (named after Galileo)
- n. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
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Into the first pocket belong the passages of well-doing, such as Gal.
St. Paul, in Gal. 4:28-31, says that this was not innocent child's play but "persecution."
Aid comes through the help of fellow Christians (Gal. 6:1-2), the Holy Spirit (Rom. 8), and by angels of God.
Now grace is likened to creation, being called a new creature in Gal., ch. 6, and it was said in the preceding article that God, whose power is infinite, is the sole cause of grace.
As numbered with the fruits in Gal., ch. 5, faith is accordingly explained as "certainty of things not seen."
This is why St. Paul speaks so unequivocally regarding the lawfulness of all meats, but recommends due consideration for those Christians whose conscience will not brook this liberty (Rom., xiv; Gal., iii, 28; Rom., ii).
The doctrine enshrined in this word lies at the root of St. Paul's expressions touching the Atonement, e.g. in Gal., iii, 10-14; and it is the precise meaning of the word "cherem" which enables him to treat of our redemption from sin as he does; cf.
Cor., thrice in Gal., and not at all in I and II Thess.,
Paul does, however, allow Barnabas (and Sylvanus) to share in his Apostolic privileges when they are in his company; so, for instance, in Gal., ii, 9.
It is because of this truly Messianic import that the second part of Habacuc's oracle (ii, 4b) is repeatedly treated in the New Testament writings (Rom., i, 17; Gal., iii, 11; Hebr., x, 38) as being verified in the inner condition of the believers of the New