Therefore (or, so then), as we have opportunity; wherever an opportunity offers. Schemes which embrace the human race are apt to fade away into vague unattainable outlines, instead of leading to practical and specific results. I will tell you, Joseph and Benjamin were the only sons of Rachel by Jacob, their father, and so they were two brothers by the same father and the same mother, and therefore were more nearly allied to one another than all the rest. Christ saves men in order that they may do good. So of members of an earthly household, 1 Timothy 5:8. Let us note swiftly some of the characteristic features of the self-sacrificing temper, the productive principle of a noble life. Ecclesiastes 9:10, בכהך, LXX. Yes, it is the human heart by which we live--the heart at leisure with itself to soothe and sympathize; the heart which can be as hard as adamant against vice and corruption, but as tender as a mother towards all that suffers and can be healed. They are bound to him by tender ties. Constant and unwearied in its operations. Where do you get your money from for home work? The specialty of this exhortation lies in ὡς καιρὸν ἔχομεν, which is therefore emphatically prefixed: as we have a season suitable thereto (for instances of καιρὸν ἔχειν, opportunum tempus habere, see Wetstein). "The Adam Clarke Commentary". Listen to the cries of the heathen world--“What must we do to be saved?”. Galatians 6:10 - So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of... - Verse-by-Verse Commentary The seasonableness and constancy of our goodness--“As we have opportunity.”, 4. App-150. "Luther is still the greatest name in Protestantism. There is the sorrow of a broken life, the sorrow of a greedy, unsatisfied desire, the sorrow of a degraded moral purpose, and the sorrow of a brave and tender soul, which sees the beauty of the ideal and the sadness of partial failure, and yet, though sorrowing, does not faint or grow weary; which realizes the possibility of human progress, and is heartstricken at the spectacle of men with gifts of noble nature living for the changeful and passing, when they might live for what can never die. The πίστις is the Christian faith; those who belong to it are the πιστεύοντες. ‘As we have opportunity.’ As I have already said, the Christian way to look at our circumstances is to regard them as openings for the exercise of Christian virtue, and therefore summonses to its discharge. Galatians 6:1-5 Bearing And Sharing The Burdens. ii. For τῆς πίστεως conveys the complete definition of τοὺς οἰκείους; and the sense mentioned above must have been expressed by some such form as τοὺς ἡμῶν οἰκείους τῆς πίστεως (comp. This meaning, which overlooks the reference to the καιρός of the previous verse, is involved in the simple and grammatical interpretation, next given. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tbi/galatians-6.html. a leper. p. 228; Heindorf, ad Gorg. "The condition is that I will be permitted to make Luther talk American, 'st… for the time for these things and the like is gone by for ever with regard to him. It enlarges the mind, expands the heart, elevates to the most heavenly dignities and enjoyments. Among the πᾶσι, in relation to whom we have to put into operation the morally good, those who belong to the faith have the chief claims—because these claims are based on the special sacred duty of fellowship which it involves—in preference to those who are strangers to the faith, although in respect even to the latter that conduct is to be observed which is required in Colossians 4:5, 1 Thessalonians 4:12. So that we do not disable ourselves from doing good (Psalms 90:14; Psalms 112:5; 2 Corinthians 3:1-18; 2 Corinthians 8:13). 1897-1910. The commands of God require it. 3. Let us do good unto all, especially unto the members of the household of the faith. Let me ask you to look at the obligation that is thus suggested. ῎αρα οὖν ὡς καιρὸν ἔχομεν—“So then as we have opportunity.” The particles ἄρα οὖν indicate an inferential exhortation; the first, ἄρα, meaning “such being the case;” οὖν, therefore, igitur, being an argumentative conclusion. The greedy tide is lapping up the sand. “Well, I’ll go,” said the father. ), Said a speaker at a missionary meeting: I have often heard of congregations starving through niggardliness, but never of one laid on its deathbed through benevolence. Comp. "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". read ἐργαζόμεθα, but the text has preponderant authority. BibliographyAlford, Henry. Each lodger has his own room, and calls for what he himself needs, and does not feel bound to take care of any of the other lodgers. As this season comes to us, let us sow to the Spirit by doing good. We shall not always have the opportunity “we have” now. "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". Christ died for you. ŒD. Concluding exhortation of the section of the epistle which began at Galatians 6:6, inferred from the preceding καιρῷ γὰρ ἰδίῳ θερίσομεν μὴ ἐκλ. Make your dwelling beautiful; but not for your own eyes alone. Them who are of the household of faith.—It would seem, on the whole, that this translation might stand. "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording or otherwise without the prior permission of the author, except as provided by U.S.A. copyright laws. The duty inculcated in the verse is not indeed to be graduated, but fellow-believers have a primary claim. From the grounds of love and beneficence, which are in all men. Beecher. I expect to spend an eternity with him in heaven. He went, learned to read, sought and found the Saviour, and at length became a colporteur. Here, in a general sense, embracing all that is specified in Galatians 6:1, Galatians 6:2, Galatians 6:3, Galatians 6:10. For a time will come when no man can work (John 9:4). As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith. Blessed are ye if it be so. Greek, § 6. There is good which Christians can do. He said he would pay it back the next day. 5. Galatians 6:10. Ὡς) as, as far as, at whatsoever time, in whatever manner and place. "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". The principle of Christian beneficence. So ‘let us do good to all.’, And then we are met by the old objection, ‘The eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth. He was moved when He saw the multitudes as ‘sheep having no shepherd.’ Oh! "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". ), And here I may say, in carrying out this work, beware, while you do not neglect home, that you do not confine the disclosure of yourself to your own household. Thus you see what trying did. Other examples of this kind of postscript are 1 Corinthians 16:21-24 (The salutation with my own hand – Paul) and Colossians 4:18 (This salutation by my own hand – Paul). bOx 1822 FallbrOOk, CaliFOrnia 92088-1822 k ciy. Instances of the last signification are such as οἰκεῖοι φιλοσοφίας, Strabo, 1.13, p. 11, vol. Hofmann’s interpretation (“do good towards others”), in more general terms evading the definite idea, amounts to the same thing. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. in proportion as: let our beneficence be in proportion to our καιρός—let the seed-time have its καιρὸς ἴδιος, as well as the harvest, Galatians 6:9. As we have therefore opportunity; as we have objects before us, or as God gives us time and ability. Is yours such sorrow as stimulates you to read and obey the secret of this unearthly loveliness? Greek. No matter how often that occurs; no matter how many objects of benevolence are presented - the more the better; no matter how much self-denial it may cost us; no matter how little fame we may get by it; still, if we have the opportunity to do good, we are to do it, and should be thankful for the privilege. Brown, An Exposition of the Epistle to the, Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament. “While we have time let us do good.” What is life then but a severe probation to test the metal of our souls, and prove their value? Your Book is a good Book. As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men. A. Some churches are too inward looking and ignore the need of those outside. (Union Magazine. IV. Exegeting Galatians (table of contents page) View/Download entire updated commentary in PDF format (187 pages) By Torah Teacher Ariel ben-Lyman HaNaviy *Updated: February 7, 2018. table of contents: *click on a topic below for text and audio . Oh, no! 1599-1645. "We should do good to everyone, whatever their country or religion should be or whatever their physical appearance. Trench, Syn. 5:10; 1 Cor. The extent of this duty, “Unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith!” You may recollect that when Joseph made himself known unto his brethren in Egypt, and entertained them at a sumptuous dinner, that “Benjamin’s mess was five times as much as any of the others;” and do you recollect the reason of that strange proceeding of his? When we have a chance, grab it and fulfill it. μάλιστα δὲ πρὸς τοὺς οἰκείους. BibliographyClarke, Adam. There are some people to be found who will only do good at times, and upon some extraordinary occasions, and then only when they are really ashamed to withhold their hands. How few do all the good they can! “While we have time, let us do good unto all men.” The race which our Lord and Redeemer has honoured by taking its nature upon Him appeals to the thought and energies of all the redeemed. Unto all men — Neighbours or strangers, good or evil, friends or enemies. Isaiah 58:7), without further reference to the idea of a house. Brethren! The Christian may do good--, 2. It makes them more close and tender, and excites us more faithfully to discharge the duties which grow out of these relations. 1871-8. Sic. To do good there must be both intention and exertion, aim and effort. Let us work the good. Is that all? https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cgt/galatians-6.html. ), Give what you have. (Galatians 6:10 Commentary) Ob Portu (from Bible.org) - In the days before modern harbors, a ship had to wait for the flood tide before it could make it to port. Christians are here designated as the household of the faith, and in Ephesians 2:19 as the household of God. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/galatians-6.html. In the N.T. Active and prudent husbandmen will observe the proper season, and will not indolently allow it to pass unimproved. "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". Household—Belonging to the great family of which God is Father, and Christ the older Brother. p. 113; Matthiae, p. 1511). As in a home, family needs come first, then those of the neighbors. Let him that is taught in the word — Who is instructed in the doctrines and precepts of the gospel; communicate unto him that teacheth — According to the ability that God hath given him; in all good things — All such temporal things as he stands in need of. And so I would have you to bear in mind that it is not after a poor fellow-creature has been left to starve to death with cold and hunger; that it is not after a long “hope deferred” had broken his tender heart in twain, and caused it to cease to beat for ever, that you are to take pity and compassion upon him. "I will, on one condition." blessed opportunity--advance the kingdom of Christ. So we must seek to do good for all men while we can. Now this necessarily supposes that we are renewed in our mind. The word “weary” means to be spiritless, exhausted, lose heart, despair. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Galatians 6:1-16. My brothers, first, unquestionably first, a loving gratitude. But a poor Christian has a far stronger claim on my feelings, my labors, and my property. “But Me ye have not always;” here is the fleeting, passing opportunity. We shall not always have the opportunity "we have" now. ‘Let us do good to all.’. For one form of the duty in this nearer relation, as enjoined on the Galatian churches, see 1 Corinthians 16:1-2 —“the collection for the saints.” There is no ground for the supposition of Jerome, that “teachers” are meant by the phrase: domesticos fidei magistros nominat. That is too plain to need to be stated. There should be a public sentiment and an atmosphere of brotherhood in every Church. Heinrich Meyer's Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. ', The Targumist on Jeremiah 5:3 has a phrase much like to this applied to God, paraphrasing the passage thus; is it not, O Lord, revealed before thee, לאוטבא לעבדי הימנותא, "to do good to the servants of faith? “Our teacher will teach you,” answered the boy, with respect and feeling in his tones. Especially—Inasmuch as they are often excluded from many worldly modes of gain, and are impoverished by persecution. Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament. Used by Permission. Cramer; γεωγραφίας οἰκεῖος, Strabo, 1.25, p. 20, ed. Notice the bearing of this elementary injunction upon the scope of the obligation. Ammonius says: ὁ μὲν καιρὸς δηλοῖ ποώτητά χρόνου, χρόνος δὲ ποσότητα. Galatians 6:10 Context. We have now the “season” for sowing, as also there will be hereafter the “due season” (Galatians 6:9) for reaping. The time that we are to attend to this most important duty--“As we have an opportunity,” or, “whilst we have the opportunity of this life and as occasions present themselves.” No one offers a word of advice, nor an alms, nor a dose of physic, nor anything else to a dead man. Knatchbull, Homberg, Wolf, Zachariae, and Hilgenfeld give it the meaning of “as often as,” or “when,” i.e. These are lost in looking for still more convenient seasons (Acts 24:25). As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith. The duty inculcated is goodness. Charles Schribner's Sons. The metaphor is still pursued. Our acquittal at the last day requires it (Matthew 25:34, etc.). “True,” said the boar, “but when danger does arise, I shall have something else to do than to sharpen my weapons!”, Humanitarian aspirations, as they are termed, are exhilarating, especially to noble matures: but we cannot all of us do everything. Philippians 2:30, et al. There may be change of scene and place and fellowship; there must be none in the spirit of self-sacrificing beneficence. It is strange, yet it is true, that to give in love increases the store of love within us; strange, but true, that self-love weakens the moral fibre and impoverishes life; strange, but true, that self-sacrifice stores moral treasures, and produces moral power. The usage is foreign to the New Testament, at least in non-interrogative clauses. No diamond can shine so gloriously on the white neck of beauty, no order blaze so worthily on the breast of noble manhood. And, therefore, while our duties towards humanity at large are to be kept in view, as the real measure of our obligation, and as a valuable incentive to generous efforts, our actual enterprises are necessarily restricted to this or that portion of the great human family, Which, for us, and for the time being, represents the whole. (W. Arnot, M. One was very curious. "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". epigr. 1909-1922. "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". τὸ ἀγαθὸν. I have written to you with my own hand: Paul’s custom, typical in the ancient world, was to dictate his letters to a secretary. (A. L. Marc. "The time remaining before the final judgment is not a … See Ephesians 2:19; 1 Timothy 5:8. "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". ), {a} A poor and diseased person, usually one afflicted with a loathsome disease; esp. And if you say, “That is stealing,” then let it be understood through all the neighbourhood that it is not stealing. If we were in the habit of looking on life mainly as a series of opportunities for well-doing, how different it would be; and how different we should be! A list of the best commentaries on Galatians ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. The church is often represented as the house of God (1 Timothy 3:15; 1 Peter 4:17), and believers as one family, as ‘fellow citizens with the saints, and members of the household of God’ (Ephesians 2:19). Since, therefore, God has set apart the whole of the present life for ploughing and sowing, let us avail ourselves of the season, lest, through our negligence, it may be taken out of our power. Read more Share Copy EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: Paul established the church in Galatia (4:13-14), but moved on. BibliographyEadie, John. especially Romans 7:18 f. πρός] in relation to, in intercourse with. ), ὀλιγαρχίας (Diod. τὸ ἀγαθόν as referring to beneficence, and on the wrong idea that the doing good will become impossible. Ephesians 2:19; 1 Timothy 3:15; Hebrews 3:6; 1 Peter 2:5; 1 Peter 4:17. The latter are sometimes lost in looking for still more convenient seasons (Acts 24:25). Your capacity is small, it is true, but if you are in Christ it is the capacity of a well. People will have to stand before God. In the sweat of the brow we not only eat bread, but we cast bread on the waters. Is it yours? The future, on the whole, is the season of reaping; the present life on the whole is the season of sowing; and while life as a whole is the seed-time, in detail it is full of opportunities, openings which make certain good deeds possible, and which therefore impose upon us the obligation to do them. Joseph took the nick of time to gain Egypt to the king, by feeding the hungry; so may we to get heaven. For a somewhat similar genitive see Galatians 2:7. Chapter 6:1-5 gives us specific guidelines on how to deal with a sinning Christian brother. “Opportunity” is that season in which we can minister to the benefit of others. Galatians 6:10. I won"t take further space to prove that point here, but know that it is a principle - we need to find out just who it is that is a believer, even though it is a hard job for us to do. Others will then do good to us. ᾿εργαζώμεθα τὸ ἀγαθὸν πρὸς πάντας—“let us do that which is good toward all.” A, B2, L, some MSS. Oh, no! III. To do good (as we all should say if we were asked to define it), is to secure by our own efforts the welfare of others. ), Coming once down the Ohio River when the water was low, we saw just before us several small boats aground on a sandbar. 2.60. Copyright StatementCopyright 2008. Christ has swept the compass, if I may say so, of His love and work all round humanity; and are we to extend our sympathies or our efforts less widely? The same idea as the ἐξαγοράζεσθαι τ. καιρόν in Ephesians 5:16; Colossians 4:5. 2. There are violets and violets. I mention from time to time how much the church is like the world. More ethical than τὸ καλόν, Galatians 6:9, and suggesting kindness. 1. Is there no other way of looking at the heathen world than that? (Longfellow. 331; xix. II. The Spirit of God within us requires it. 2. "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". 2. But there is no occasion to limit the meaning of the epithet; it is the thing which is good in each case, as the case may occur. The καιρός here refers to the καιρός of the preceding verse: as there is one καιρός for reaping, there should be also one for sowing; and in proportion as we have it, so ought we to improve it; the season for reaping is coming, the season for sowing is fast passing away. (St. Jerome, q. "Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament". that of the whole life, and in it the more convenient part of that time. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". Galatians 6:10. ὡς) as, as far as, at whatsoever time, in whatever manner and place. They had not responded heartily to the appeal. Such is Christianity. Mainly from the Christian Churches. Some opportunities are rare, ethers are common; some are fleeting, others abide. “The opportunity to do good,” said Cotton Mather, “imposes the obligation to do it.” The simple rule is, that we are favored with the opportunity, and that we have the power. "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". Others take ὡς as causal (Heindorf, ad Gorg. And it is to be done to all people. The preparation of this edition of Luther's Commentary on Galatians was first suggested to me by Mr. P. J. Zondervan, of the firm of publishers, in March, 1937. The example of Christ requires it. Cramer; οἰκείους ὀλιγαρχίας, Diod. You will always see that a man is just what he is to his opportunities. (Calvin Liddon.). That which is good is also that which is morally beautiful. § 5. It is thus that a Christian, if he is full of mercy and good fruits, is a greater blessing to the world than either himself or his neighbours deem. A thousand will see them there, where one would see them in that other place. Brown, An Exposition of the Epistle to the Galatians , p348.]. This is at once its triumph and its difficulty: its triumph as it stands contrasted with moral codes of narrower scope, whether national or religious; its difficulty, when we look upon it as having to be put in practice. That boy’s effort was like a tiny rill, which soon swells into a brook, and at length becomes a river. let us be workers of that which is good towards all men. 2. Let us ask ourselves the same and the like questions. As . "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". How shall we obey this elementary principle of our text, unless we help as we can in spreading Christ’s reign? The opportunity in general is our lifetime; but there are also many particular opportunities. ὡς ἡ δύναμίς σου, as thou art able, whilst thou art able.— καιρὸν) time, viz. In our present society this is a hard one to apply. We have now the "season" for sowing, as there will be hereafter the "due season" (Galatians 6:9) for reaping. Beginning with liberality to ministers of the gospel, Paul now makes a wider application of his doctrine, and exhorts us to do good to all men, but recommends to our particular regard the household of faith, or believers, because they belong to the same family with ourselves. (Canon Knox-Little.). Galatians 6:6-10. Every right-minded man does well to his own family (1 Timothy 5:8); so believers are to do to the household of faith - i:e., those whom faith has made members of "the household of God" (Ephesians 2:19; 1 Timothy 3:15; 1 Peter 4:17). But they are only bird, and do not know any better. What we must do is look outward to the needs of others. πρὸς πάντας. Let us be sharpened to the greater zeal in well-doing by the shortness of ours. The good thing may vary according to various wants, for it is to be done πρὸς πάντας—“towards all.” Winer, § 49, h. The entire paragraph has the idea of doing good underlying it: the restoration of a fallen brother, Galatians 6:1; the bearing of one another's burdens, Galatians 6:2; communication on the part of the taught to the teacher, Galatians 6:3; unwearied well-doing, Galatians 6:10; and this verse seems to sum up all these thoughts into one vivid injunction, which not only comprises them all, but enjoins similar social duty in all its complex variety. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bcc/galatians-6.html. Used by Permission. If I could find one that had thus suffered by overgiving, I would make a pilgrimage to that church, and pronounce over it this requiem, “Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.”, An Eastern legend tells us how Abraham wore round his neck a jewel whose light healed the sick and raised up those who were bowed down, and that when he died it was placed amongst the stars. "The opportunity to do good," said Cotton Mather, "imposes the obligation to do it." , τοὺς οἰκείους τῆς πίστεως, τὰ τῆς ἀρετῆς οἰκεῖα, τὰ τῆς φύσεως οἰκεῖα, τοὺς ἀλλοτρίους τῆς πιστ, qui per fidem sunt in eadem atque nos familia Domini, τοὺς ἡμῶν οἰκείους τῆς πίστεως, πρὸς τοῦς πιστεύοντας, μάλιστα δέ πρὸς τοὺς οἰκείους τῆς πίστεως, ἐργάζομεθα τὸ ἀγαθόν. Renewal 1960. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. BibliographyTrapp, John. It is our highest good, because it deals with our deepest needs, and lifts us to the loftiest position. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. 1. (J. Burns, D. D.). Alexander MacLaren's Expositions of Holy Scripture. 1801-1803. That was a desperate resolve of Aigoland, king of Arragon, who coming to the French court to be baptized, and asking who those lazars {a} and poor people were that waited for alms from the Emperor Charlemagne’s table? We are willing to give of our substance, of our time, of our effort, to impart much that we have. He paraphrases the words of Christ: "I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work." Galatians 6:7–10. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/galatians-6.html. Julian (Ep. We many of us recognise the obligation that is devolved upon us by the possession of wealth, to use it for others as well as for ourselves. I know that the Church is keyed, often, very low in the matter of sympathy. Galatians 6:14. Lastly, note the bearing of this elementary precept on the occasions that rise for the discharge of the duty. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. 1879-90. Of the natural human family Adam is the departed head and father: the family of faith is grouped around the Second Adam, Jesus Christ, as its ever-living and present Parent. As we have therefore opportunity Or "ability", so the phrase is sometimes used F26; as occasion requires, objects offer, as there is ability of well doing, and that continues; while the time of life lasts, which is the time for sowing, or doing good works: . https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jab/galatians-6.html. § 78. Although it does not contain much at any moment, so as to attract attention to you for your gifts, it will give forth a great deal in a lifetime, and many will be refreshed. "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". "Commentary on Galatians 6:10". Do good to all men, but to Christians do even more. 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