Issues of Life

“Now when Peter had come to Antioch, I withstood him to his face, because he was to be blamed; for before certain men came from James, he would eat with the Gentiles; but when they came, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing those who were of the circumcision.” Galatians 2:11-12 Here was Paul’s first big controversy with his Christian brethren. Get the picture: Peter was sympathetic to the new Gentile believers even to the point of sitting to eat with them. *(That was a huge step for Peter when you understand the Jewish leaders’ adamant prohibition of any association with…

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